Shimla: In an unprecedented move, the Central Jail Kanda and Nahan are set to transform into unique cinematic venues, where the realms of incarceration and creativity converge. Festival-goers will not only be treated to an eclectic selection of films from 20 countries and 24 states, but they will also have the rare opportunity to interact with inmates, gaining an unparalleled perspective on life within the confines of a jail.
The Three Days International Film Festival of Shimla, an annual extravaganza, is orchestrated by Himalayan Velocity in collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, and the Language Art and Culture Department of GoHP. This event stands as a testament to the power of cinema in fostering cultural exchange and inclusivity. Independent filmmakers from across the globe are invited to present their works, creating a dynamic platform for engagement with a diverse audience.
The festival boasts a curated selection of films, ranging from captivating shorts to eye-opening documentaries and compelling feature films. This diverse lineup ensures that every attendee finds a piece of cinema that resonates with them.
This groundbreaking event goes beyond the conventional boundaries of film festivals. It serves as a catalyst for dialogue, fostering connections between society and the incarcerated. Attendees are not just spectators; they are participants in a transformative experience.