Panaji, October 21, 2016: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship Swachh Bharat campaign will now feature in the upcoming 47th edition of the IFFI in Goa, with 20 award-winning short films on the nationwide cleanliness campaign scheduled to be screened during the festival, authorities said on Friday.
The Directorate of Films Festivals (DFF) said the short films were selected from 4,346 entries, selected by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, during a nationwide campaign organised earlier this year.
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“Apart from regular curated packages, the 47thInternational Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be showcasing a special package of short films which were awarded at the Swachh Bharat Film Festival, organised and curated by National Film Development Corporation on behalf of the Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting,” said the DFF statement. The DFF functions under the aegis of the Ministry of I&B.
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The 47th International Film Festival of India will be held from November 20 to November 28 in Goa. (IANS)