Sunday, 29 January 2023

 

 

LATEST NEWS You just need to work hard enough to be a star one day: Sewak Cheema Will Make Punjab A Hub Of Sports: Meet Hayer Stay United With Eternal God For A Blissful And Contented Life - Nirankari Satguru Mata Sudiksha Ji Maharaj Congress’ silence over Art 370 exposes its inherent contradictions: Devender Singh Rana 158th Birth Anniversary Of Lala Lajpat Rai: Aman Arora Pays Humble Tributes To Punjab Kesari At His Native Village Dhudike New township on 1700 acres to come up in Ludhiana : Aman Arora Vigilance Bureau Arrests Absconding Accused In Jalandhar Improvement Trust Land Embezzlement Case 150 youth along with their families took a pledge to strengthen the foundation of BJP in the district DC Samba Anuradha Gupta discusses Rollout of Aspirational Panchayat Development Programme GDC Neeli Nallah hosts seminar on conservation of Himalayan Medicinal Plants DC Kishtwar Dr Devansh Yadav inaugurates Rs 12 Lakh PMEGP unit sponsored by KVIB DC Chairs District TB Control Society meeting Meet Hayer Conducts Surprise Checking Of PIS Players' Mess DC Rajouri Vikas Kundal chairs mega youth conclave Raghav Chadha Receives “India UK Outstanding Achievers Honour” In London JKEDI organizes mega entrepreneurship awareness program in Poonch Cheque of Rs. three lakh towards Chief Minister Sukh-Ashray Sahayata Kosh Identify land for flagship schemes on priority: Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu A delegation of Giripar Anusuchit Jati Adhikar Sanrakshan Samiti met with the Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu being welcomed by MLA Ghumarwin Rajesh Dharmani Government focuses on shifting to electric vehicles

 

The Storyteller directed by Ananth Mahadevan premieres in the ‘Divyangjan’ section of 53rd IFFI

All sections of the society should be able to enjoy watching movies –Nagaraj Manjule

Bollywood, IFFI Table Talks, 53rd International Film Festival of India, Panaji, Goa, #IFFIWood, 53rd IFFI, Ananth Mahadevan, Divyangjan

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Panaji, Goa , 26 Nov 2022

IFFI-53 is for everyone. There has been an effort to make films accessible to even differently-abled film aficionados and promote the spirit of inclusivity in the International Film Festival of India this year.

The Storyteller directed by Ananth Narayan Mahadevan, premiered in the ‘Divyangjan’ section of the festival today. The special screening has been audio-visually equipped with embedded audio descriptions and subtitles.

Shri Ravinder Bhakar, MD, National Films Development Corporation (NFDC) felicitated Nagaraj Manjule ,a famous Marathi Director, Shri Sanjay Ram, Creative Director of Film Jio Studios, who graced the occasion. 

Ravinder Bhakar informed that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had specially instructed to make the festival accessible to all. Nagaraj Manjule wished that all sections of society should be able to enjoy watching movies.

Shri Sanjay Ram, Creative Director of Film Jio Studios, who have produced the film said, "We will try and create more films as per the present day accessibility standards".Taha Haaziq, Secretary of State Commission for Persons with Disabilities in Goa with the Divyangjan audience

MD, NFDC felicitates Nagaraj Manjule

Taha Haaziq, Secretary of State Commission for Persons with Disabilities in Goa was also present. He praised the efforts taken by NFDC and IFFI for screening two films for Divyangjans."

We are looking at a bright future where no one should think whether the movie is audio-described", he added. He asked few of the volunteers from the audience to watch the movie with a blind-fold to personally experience the feel of an audio-described movie.

The Divyangjan Special section this year in IFFI is a step towards making cinema an inclusive and accessible avenue for everyone. In this section, dedicated screenings for specially-abled audience will be organized keeping in mind their accessibility needs in terms of formats of film screening and venue infrastructure, and management. 

The films in this section have embedded subtitles, as well as audio descriptions. The audio descriptions are specially created audio tracks that narrates the visual information in a film. The audience can listen to the same, and the content of the film is conveyed to the audience which is otherwise not accessible. 

Apart from The Storyteller, Richard Attenborough’s Oscar winning Gandhi has also been audio-visually equipped with embedded audio descriptions and subtitles for screening in IFFI this year.

Background:

The Accessibility India (Sugamya Bharat) campaign promises to target three verticals – Built up environment, transportation ecosystem and the information and communication ecosystem.

The campaign would involve making transport, public space, tourist places, international airports, railway stations and information and communication technology in India differently-able friendly.

About the film The Storyteller:

Tarini Ranjan Bandhopadhyay, a maverick storyteller, is notorious for not sticking to one job and has switched 32 jobs in his working career. Now at 60, retired in Kolkata and a widower, his only regret is that he could never find the time to give his late wife Anuradha the vacation she always desired. 

And now suddenly, out of a job, he has all the time in the world, but his near ones aren’t close to him. It is based on Satyajit Ray’s story ‘Golpo Boliy Tarini Khuro’.

 

Tags: Bollywood , IFFI Table Talks , 53rd International Film Festival of India , Panaji , Goa , #IFFIWood , 53rd IFFI , Ananth Mahadevan , Divyangjan

 

 

related news

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery

 

 

5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2023 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD