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Digital Short Film Festival commences in Film City, Noida

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NEW DELHI: The AAFT Festival of short Digital Films at Marwah Studio has created a record of sorts. 

Throwing light on the same, Marwah Studio president Sandeep Marwah said, “We have created a world record by touching the 86th edition of our festival. There is no other festival in the World to reach to 86th edition so far.”

“This is the only festival, which has given opportunity to more than 2000 directors from all over the world to showcase their debut film in the last 22 years,” added AAFT dean Kalyan Sarkar.

The films that were screened during the festival were: Taj Mahal – Crown of Earth directed by Aamir Naqvi, Maa Ki Aankh by Hitesh Tandon, Bloody Red by Anjali,Sunaina by Parvesh Saini, Side Effects of Criticism by Alok Chaturvedi and Masoom by Nikhil Kapoor.

"This is for the first time in the world that any film school has adapted a historical monument - A Wonder of The World - as a part of its syllabus for making and studying cinema," Marwah added.

AAFT also celebrated its curtain raiser a day before where Ecuador Ambassador Mentor Villagomez released the poster of the festival. He was also accompanied by Dr. Patricio Garces, Head of political and cultural affairs in the Ecuador Embassy.

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