Woodpecker International Film Festival-2018 arrives at VIPS

New Delhi, 1 November: Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies is organising a one-day film screening in collaboration with Woodpecker International Film Festival (WIFF) on 2nd of November from 10 am onwards. Woodpecker International Film Festival is India’s renowned film festival focusing on documentaries and short films. It is globally acclaimed for focussing on promoting issue-based cinema. Launched in 2013, in the backdrop of completion of Indian cinema’s 100-years, the festival has organised five international editions till now.

The film screening will inspire young filmmaking aspirants to enhance their vision by witnessing the diverse films scheduled. The movies that would be screened include:

Babai, Bijli Giri, Blows with the wind, Chal Jhoota, Chaukhat, Luck Ma, Mazhabi Ladoo, The Trumpeteer, Toxic Trails and Well Done.

All these films are produced by Indians and have won multiple awards around the world.

Rao Narender Yadav, Founder-Director of Woodpecker International Film Festival (WIFF) is the guest of honour at the film screening. A former journalist and editor, he has worked on a diverse range of projects from environment and public health to agri-business and rural communications. Rao launched WIFF with an idea of providing a highly credible platform to indie films. It is widely appreciated for its great programming and excellent networking opportunities; the festival thrives to keep filmmakers at the centre.

With the idea of giving a class exposure to its students, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, a celebrated premier institute for journalism and mass communication in Delhi decided to collaborate with the indigenous world class film organisation WIFF. Affiliated to GGS Indraprastha University, VIPS have produced a number of jewels for the industry and have been established as an abode of wisdom and talent.

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