New Delhi: Veteran Filmmaker Prakash Jha said India needs to mitigate economic inequality as poverty is the lowest caste. He was speaking at Films4change Festival 2020. The festival was organised on February 28-29.
During the festival, the filmmaker awarded students for filmmaking on Social issues. The students were awarded through a short film competition. Films were selected by esteemed jury and presented during the festival.
The First prize went to Miranda House students. Students from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and Venkateshwara College won second and third prizes respectively
In addition to the winning short films by the students, Jha’s new film, Pareeksha was also screened during the event, followed by a discussion on the issues raised by the film.
The discussion was moderated by film critic Saibal Chatterjee and RJ Stuti Ghosh.
Along with Prakash Jha, actors Dipti Naval, Anupriya Goenka, Nikita Anand and Rajesh Tandon also participated in discussions during the two day event.
Films4change is a film festival and forum showcasing the representation and documentation of various social issues through the work of both iconic as well as emerging filmmakers from India and across the world.
The Films4change 2020 was organised by Mauyan Media and supported by India CSR.