Srinagar, Jun 20: The 3rd Edition of the Kashmir World Film Festival (KWFF) continued to draw large audience in Srinagar, where on Wednesday 4 thought provoking films were screened.
The festival is being presented by Zee Cinema & Zee TV networks and J&K Tourism being the title sponsor.
Dr Asghar Hassan Samoon, Financial Commissioner Revenue, J& K Government was chief guest on the occasion on the second day of the festival today.
The film included amateur filmmaker Sajad Bhat’s Life- A dream, Bilal A Jan’s- The Lost Childhood, Ashish Kumar’s Beauty of Life and Musa Syeed’s Valley of Saints were screened in the festival. Besides, two other films were also screened that include Budshah (Kashmiri) and Bodyguard (Iranian).
In silent short film Life- A dream, the filmmaker gave a brief account about the conflict in valley, The Lost Childhood talks of the child labour, Beauty of Life focuses on the acid attack victims of India while Valley of Saints revolve around Gulzar, a boatman who plans to get away from his hometown but is derailed when he works for a scientist who discovers the local lake is being polluted.
In the morning session, Bollywood trade analyst Komal Nahta interacted with the students, film buffs and talked about techniques of reviewing the films. He also advised the students not to lose the hope and move ahead in their lives to pursue their careers.
Festival Director Mushtaaque Ali Ahmad Khan said: “I am overwhelmed by the response of the participants and film lovers at the festival and I hope this zeal and zest will continue,” said Khan. “We will continue screening the best films for our audience,” he added.