FTII and NFAI Begin their Summer Film Appreciation Course

Published: | May 08, 2018
FTII and NFAI Begin their Summer Film Appreciation Course
  • The 43rd edition of the Summer Film Appreciation Course started on 7th May and will continue till 2nd June 2018.
  • The course will offer candidates with the knowledge about Indian and international cinema and various critically acclaimed documentaries.

The 43rd edition of the Summer Film Appreciation Course has been very productive as it saw participation from 90% participants. These participants came to attend the course from 15 Indian states, union territories and two countries other than India.

The summer film appreciation course is jointly run by the National Film Archives of India (NFAI) and the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). The course started on 7 May and will continue till 2 June 2018 in FTII Pune.

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The film appreciation course started in 1975 as a film popularisation initiative by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The response towards the course has been overwhelming. 91 students from different states and backgrounds have to come join the course. Few candidates have even come from Nepal and even Canada for a month-long course.

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The course is well-designed and will offer candidates with the knowledge about Indian and international cinema. It will also screen many global cinema and documentaries which are given importance. The course will also conduct regular discussions session about the films by film industry luminaries and FTII faculty. The one month course will also focus on the history of cinema and knowledge of some of the classics.

As per FTII, they will introduce more such film appreciation courses in the cities such as Jammu, Jaipur, Dehradun, and Mussoorie in the coming months. FTII conducted the last film appreciation course in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

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