Nagrota: An international Kid’s Film Festival was inaugurated at Sainik School Nagrota on Wednesday marking the celebration of Children’s Day.
Inspector General of Police (Personnel), J&K JP Singh presided over the function as Chief Guest and inaugurated the four-day long festival, the first of its kind exclusively screened for school students. Singh showered accolades on his alma mater for taking this unique initiative to provide exposure for the cadets in the field of films portraying a wide range of themes closely related to children.
Elaborating on the objective behind screening films for children, Principal, Capt (IN) A Muthuraman said that it provides opportunity for children to watch select films made for kids in different languages across the world in order to understand the different cultures and varied emotions. By hosting the festival, the school has joined a band of schools located in 200 cities, in 20 countries which are simultaneously screening the content for two million children.
The films are classified into three categories, each meant for Primary, Middle and High School students respectively.
The films will be screened five shows daily for four days to facilitate children of government as well as private schools in Jammu region to watch and learn from these films.