Thiruvananthapuram: Lunch break, a film written and directed by Thamana, a Class VII student of Alan Feldman Public School, Kazha-kootam was the highlight on the second day of International Children’s Film Festival of Kerala (ICFFK) here on Saturday.
Short films and documentaries directed by other students were also screened. Munnariyippu, a short film directed by Rishikesh Deepak, You Turn to the Nature, a documentary by Devu Krishna S. Nadh and Haritham Plastic directed by K.S. Alokh Krishnan were well received by delegates.
Actor Shane Nigam was the chief guest at the Open Forum at Kairali theatre. He shared his views and ideas about cinema with the young delegates. “I would like to act in films that convey good message to society especially children. I am happy that more opportunities are coming my way. I want to act in more films,” he said.
Deepak S.P., general secretary of Kerala State Council for Child Welfare was present at the Open Forum. As many as 160 screenings would be held at five venues — Kairali, Nila, Sree, Kalabhavan and Tagore Theatre during the festival which got off to a colourful start on Friday. The seven-day long festival will conclude on May 16....