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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Films Division to make films on the trials of Sri Aurobindo

Films Division wants to launch documentary channel
Indiantelevision.com Team (13 August 2007 3:00 pm)
NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Das Munshi has announced that the government was considering releasing films on the freedom movement in DVD format to make them accessible to schools.
Speaking after the inauguration of the first-ever 'Swatantrata Fimotsav' organized by Films Division on films relating to the freedom struggle, the minister also announced that renowned singer Jagjit Singh had been specially requested to render some chosen lyrics of Rabindranath Tagore in a programme to be telecast by Doordarshan on Independence Day.
He said that a special ‘Kranti Yatra’ programme would be presented on 9 October to commemorate 150 years of the first war of independence. The minister released the first edition of a quarterly journal on documentary cinema, ‘Documentary Today’.
Meanwhile, he appealed to the Films Division to make films on the trials of Sri Aurobindo and the Indian National Army soldiers. He also said efforts would be made to take the films being screened at this festival to other cities in the country.

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