The day-long Short Film Festival 2016 organised in connection with the 150 years of formation of Salem City held here on Sunday evoked overwhelming response. The festival organised jointly by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), Salem 150 Committee, and Periyar University, attracted more than 300 entries from all over India and foreign countries. While about 200 entries were received in general category, the residents of Salem submitted 60 short films and the rest were from student teams of different schools. A total of 22 short films were screened throughout the day at the auditorium of Sona College of Technology.
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Salem Short film festival evokes good response! :-The day-long Short Film Festival 2016 organised in connection with the 150 years of formation of Salem City held here on Sunday evoked overwhelming response. The festival organised jointly by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), Salem 150 Committee, and Periyar Universi .. Read More...