Gurgaon, March 3, 2014: Apeejay Stya University organised the second edition of the Film Week at its Sohna Campus to pay tribute to Indian film makers and Indian Cinema in the presence of award winning film director, Nila Madhava Panda. This year the theme of the event was ten decades of Indian Cinema and Wild Life Cinema.
This weekly film festival was observed as part of the yearly series of events organised by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC), Apeejay Stya University (ASU) including Radio Week and Print Week. Various award winning films like Gravity, Nebraska and Prisoners, I am Kalam, among many others were screened at the festival.
Another highlight of the Film Week 2014 was a Wild Life film festival organised by the CMS Vatavaran, the organisers of the largest films festival in South Asia on environment, bio-diversity and wild life.
Speaking at the concluding event of the Film Week 2014, Nila Madhava Panda, Director of the film I am Kalam addressed the students of the University as he urged that young film makers should accept the challenge and make quality films for the children.
The students also gave a presentation on the ten decades of Indian Cinema (Dada Saheb Phalke's 'Raja Harishchandra' in 1913 to Imtiaz Ali's 'Highway' in 2014). Overall, it was an enriching experience for the students.