FIRST EVER INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD IN KENYA
The first ever Indian Film Festival in Kenya to be held in Nairobi from August 10 to 15 to celebrate 72 years of India’s independence.
The Film Festival Kenya will showcase six films in three different languages subtitled in English including a Swahili film made by an Indian Film maker.
The festival will also feature a rich mix of programs designed to build and support the growing interest of the Indian film industry in Kenya. The Indian Film Festival will witness the attendance of an Indian delegation that would comprise renowned Actors, Award Winning Film Makers & important members of Indian Film Industry.
The festival will also see the participation of famous film personalities and actors from the Kenyan Film Industry.
The Curator of the festival, Captain Rahul Bali said, “The audience in Kenya will have an opportunity to see some great works of creative brilliance by master Indian film makers by way of these Indian movies which will go a long way in strengthening the bonds of friendship between the two countries.”
Speaking on the occasion, Indian High Commissioner Mr. Rahul Chhabra said, “Its the first time ever that an Indian Film Festival is being organised in Kenya and I am sure that it will act as a bridge between the Indian & Kenyan film industries.
The festival is devoted to a greater appreciation of cinema in particular, art and culture in general, by showcasing Indian films for Kenyan audiences and opening new avenues of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
I am very hopeful that initiatives like this will go a long way in strengthening the relationship between the two countries.”Views: 1240