The guests on dias were Sri. Priyadarshi Mishra, MLA Bhubaneswar North, Ms. Latika Pradhan, Chairaman, OSSWB, Mr. Jitendra Biwal the only quadriplegic actor along with Mr Satish Kapoor, Founder We Care, Brotherhood and Ms Sneha Mishra, Secretary ,Aaina. Nearly 300 Youth from different colleges, institutions and professional fields, school students, children and people with disabilities, different members from NGOs, film enthusiasts, filmmakers, media attended the festival.
Ms. Urvashi Dash, the protagonist of the documentary "urvashi" got felicitated along with Mr Santosh Panda the film maker of "urvashi" during the occasion.
The eminent Jury this year were Mr Baikuntha Panigrahi, Ms Chumuki Dutta, Mr Kapilas Bhuyan, Mr Lalatendu Rath, Mr Snehasis Das and Mr Subas Das expressed their views about the films received this year and encouraged the film makers. This year the focus was on two benchmark disabilities e.g. Cerebral Palsy and Intellectual disabilities and 18 films were received for the contest.
The guests of the valedictory function were Mr Asrumochan Mohanty, Odia Actor and Film Director, Ms. Priya S. Mahapatra, General Manager, CSR, TCS, Mr Ramahari Jena, Ex- Secretary Lalita Kala Academy, eminent painter and Graphic. The awards were announced by Ms Sneha Mishra, Secretary, Aaina and the winning film makers were awarded by the guests.
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