Students' short films screened at PVR, Elante

  • HT Correspondent, None, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2014 22:58 IST

Six short films directed, produced and scripted by 26 students of four city schools was screened at PVR, Elante Mall, on Sunday.

Students of Vivek High School-38, St Joseph's-44, St Kabir-26, Strawberry-26, and GMSSS-Mauli Jagran were involved in making these six movies along with Young Filmmakers Academy, which working in association with St Kabir Public School. The short films screened were 'Best Super Hero', 'National Anthem', and 'One Day in the life of Krishna ',' Friendship ',' Beti' and Niptara.

The Film of the year award was given to ' Beti ', which captured inspiring stories of three passionate girls from Mauli Jagran Government School who want to grow up and serve the nation as officers. The film "Best Superhero" bagged the 'Idea of the Year' award for its concept which tackles with the secret power of making this world a happier place.

St Kabir Public School administrator Gurpreet Singh Bakshi said, "The idea behind these movies was to give students an opportunity to open up, and enjoy. After watching the movies, I feel proud and satisfied to see students grow much confident, disciplined and positive."

The ceremony was attended by various heads of educational institutions, art and culture institutions.

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