Dhwani - A Special Film Fest
Aaina has been engaged from 2011 in promoting though film festivals on the issue of disability while promoting Inclusion & Celebrating Diversity. This year on the 8th edition ‘DHWANI’- A Special Film Fest, on the issues of disability participation was called from India and on an international level. It aims to create awareness about the situation of people with disabilities as well as to create opportunities for them through the creative industry in the future.
The festival involves Documentary film screening related to disability from across the state as well as from national international platforms. The festival this year called for entries for Competition which was open to professionals, amateurs, students, advertising professionals and other filmmakers both professional as well as amateur on the theme of “COVID Pandemic & Disability ''. The films entering the festival were under 1 minute and 5 minute categories. The festival was carried out for two days consisting of about more than 200 participants from different backgrounds. . Films of 1 minute & 5 minute were called for the contest and the award-winning filmmakers were given away cash prizes with certificates during the occasion.