Kashmir World Film Festival returning to the valley for second edition

Vastavam web: The Kashmir World Film Festival (KWWF) is returning to the valley for its second edition, which begins tomorrow.The five-day festival is being organised by Actos Creative Theatre (ACT).”The motive of organising the festival is to restore the film culture in the valley,” KWWF director Mushtaaque Ali Ahmad Khan told reporters here.The festival will also screen feature films, feature length documentary films, short fiction films, short documentary films, animation and experimental films.

“There will be different sections of films as well that include international competition, national competition, student/amateur competition and special screenings,” Khan said.”Citizen Kane”, “12 Angry Men”, “Bicycle Thieves”, “Life is Beautiful” (both Italian), “The Queen of Silence” (Polish) and “Seven Samurai” (Japanese) are among the international films to be screened, he said.Khan said there will be a workshop for media students and film lovers who want to know about the technical and aesthetic aspects of the cinema and film making.