School students film, showcase heritage

Jaipur, April 12: It is important to let the younger generation understand the importance of heritage and the need for keeping it intact. With this premise in mind, INTACH’s Heritage Education and Communication Service (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage), organised the FILMIT India Festival, 2015-16, which saw at least nine of the city’s leading schools participate. A whopping number of 47 films were made by the students on various subjects with the main theme of heritage running through them.

The festival was organised at the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Vidyalaya today. The films showcased the tangible and intangible heritage. There was tremendous critical appreciation for the standard of the films made.

All of them won prizes in different categories like best original story, best documentary, best storyline, best visuals, best film with a message, best screenplay, among others. The prizes were given away by Jaipur’s historian and theatre persona, Ranvir Singh Dundlod and the convener of INTACH Jaipur Chapter, Dharmendar Kanwar. The Principal of MSMSV Krishna Bhati and Director, Heritage Education and Communication Service of INTACH, Ms. Purnima Dutt were also present on the occasion and encouraged the students.
MSMSV students won the prize for The Bazaar of Jaipur for Best Visuals and Original Story.

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