New Delhi, November 12, 2013: Award winning films were screened in a special film festival organised by Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication (AIMC) in association with CMS Vatavaran at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi. A total of 12 award winning Indian and international films were screened in the festival. The film festival, titled ‘Celebrating 10 Years of CMS Vatavaran’, is part of the series of film screenings that are being organised by CMS Vatavaran across Delhi-NCR.
The festival was attended by students and faculty of AIMC. Ms. Lima Rosalind, wildlife conservationist and Mr. Himanshu Malhotra, renowned filmmaker were present at the festival as the special guests. Addressing the gathering, Prof. Ashok Ogra, Director, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication (formerly Regional Director, Discovery Channel & Animal Planet, South Asia) remarked that it’s a great way to celebrate Public Service Broadcasting Day with film screenings based on Environment & Wildlife.
Mr. Himanshu’s award winning film, ‘Don’t Buy Trouble on Illegal Trade in Wildlife’ was screened followed by an engaging session with the students. Ms. Lima Rosalind who’s also one of the expert advisory group members of CMS Vatavaran said that the festival celebrates the niche it has created over the past 10 years.