Two-day International Short Films and Documentaries Festival from Feb. 3

Two-day International Short Films and Documentaries Festival from Feb. 3

January 30, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Paridrishya, a two-day 2nd International Festival of Short Films and Documentaries Karnataka will be held from Feb. 3 at Kaveri auditorium of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), said Festival Convenor M.R. Harish, here yesterday.

Addressing mediapersons at Pathrakarthara Bhavan, he said the festival will be inaugurated by actor Prakash Belawadi on Feb. 3 at 10 am, who will also deliver the keynote address. 

Star of Mysore and Mysuru Mithra Founder-Editor K.B. Ganapathy and KSOU Vice- Chancellor Prof. Sharanappa V. Halse will be the guests of honour. Dr. G.R. Chandrashekar, Founder – Chairman, Cauvery Group of Institutions and Hospitals, who is also the Chairman of Mysuru Cinema Society, will preside. Actress Haripriya will be present.

More than 300 short films and documentaries from 20 countries were screened during a competition held as part of the fest recently. Only the selected short films and documentaries will be screened during the two-day film festival, said Harish adding that a silent movie for the specially-abled audience will be screened on Feb. 3.

 The festival will culminate on Feb. 4 during which the award-winning short films and documentaries will be honoured. Film Director Girish Kasaravalli and other dignitaries will be present at the valedictory event.

Co-convenors of the Film Festival Padmavathi S. Bhat and G.R. Chethan were present at the press meet.


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