Make Film Museum interactive to ensure involvement of visitors, says Arora

New Delhi: Information & Broadcasting Secretary Sunil Arora has said every effort is being made to make the second phase of the Film Musuem in Mumbai interactive, giving visitors a very unique viewing experience.

He said, the museum should highlight the cultural and social impact of cinema on people.

The remarks came during a review meeting of the National Museum of Indian Cinema at the Films Division in Mumbai on 22 March.

The focus was on Phase II of the museum that will be housed in a state-of-the-art new building being specially built for the purpose. The progress of civil construction was reviewed and museum plans were discussed.

The museum, spread over five levels, would showcase various facets of Indian cinema from its early years to present period. It will also have interactive exhibitions on all verticals of film making covering cinematography, editing, sound, script writing, screenplay among others.

There will also be special sections on regional cinema, Hindi cinema, documentaries and Indian film music.

The new bulding housed in the Films Division complex on Pedder Road in South Mumbai, will also have two mid-size auditoriums, viewing galleries, cafeteria among others. The building is being built by the public sector National Building Construction Company. The National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata under the Culture Ministry has been tasked with setting up of the museum.

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