Films Division to organise film festival on Mahatama Gandhi

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Films Division of India is celebrating Mahatma Gandhi's 143rd birth anniversary by organising a festival of films and art called 'BAAPU'.

The event, between October 2 to 5, 2012 will have screenings of feature films on the father of nation, such as 'Gandhi', 'The Making of The Mahatma', 'Gandhi My Father', 'Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara', 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai', etc, and documentaries including 'Lines of Mahatma', 'Gandhi An Emerging Reality', 'Gandhiji through the Eyes of the  Cartoonist', 'Gandhi', 'Nehru and Modern Art', 'Gandhiji's letter to Hitler' and 'Places where Gandhiji lived'.

Veteran film personalities such as Shyam Benegal, Jahnu Barua, Anupam Kher, Feroz Abbas Khan, Rohini Hattangady, Darshan Jariwala and Arun Khopkar will attend the screenings and interact with the audience, FDI said.

The festival will  be inaugurated by Shyam Benegal on October 2. It would be held at the RR Theatre in the Films division building in South Mumbai. PTI

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