DIFF target young up-and-coming filmmakers from Himalayan region

Vastavam web: Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) will be promoting independent cinema by young filmmakers this year.The fellowship programme will target young up-and-coming filmmakers from the Indian Himalayan region.One of the organisers of the festival, Ritu Sarin, said that this year’s fellowship candidates will attend screenings of the best of contemporary independent cinema at DIFF 2017 and will participate in master classes delivered by visiting directors and industry professionals.The mentors for this year’s film fellows programme are National Award-winning filmmaker Gurvinder Singh, who currently resides in Bir, Himachal Pradesh, and Nepali-Tibetan screenwriter and director, Kesang Tseten.