Oct 6, 2008



Admission Free

The workshop is expected to be intensely interactive and participation is restricted to limited numbers on "first come first served" basis.

There is no participation fee. Food during the sessions will be served free. Accommodation for the participants outside Coimbatore is provided free. Last date for Registration: 09.10.2008. Contact: 9443039630, 9443179028; konangal@gmail.com.

KONANGAL Film Society along with Asian Film Foundation, Federation of Film Societies of India, New Look Film Society, Tirupur is organizing a Two Days Workshop Coimbatore on 11th and 12th October 2008 from 9am to 8p.m at Cosmopolitan Club, Race Course, Coimbatore.

The objective of the workshop is to promote and strengthen interests among Film enthusiasts to join the Film Society Movement and take the message of good cinema and film appreciation among the general public and among students in particular.

Besides giving a glimpse of Film appreciation, the workshop will focus on the need and the modus operandi to run Film Clubs/Societies among Students, institutions and Community Centres. Members representing various Film Societies in and around Tamil Nadu are expected to participate in the workshop and share their experiences with the budding film enthusiasts. Hence, we call upon students and educational institutions in particular to make best use of the workshop.

Some of the aspects which will be dealt in the workshop:

A brief history of the Film Society Movement; The rationale for forming a film society; Film appreciation; Creating awareness about good cinema, Administrative and Financial management of Film society; Film Society and Legal framework.

The workshop will be inaugurated by Mr. H.N. Narahari Rao, Vice President, FFSI (Southern Region) and the Workshop Moderator and presided by Mr. G.D. Gopala Krishnan, President, Chamber of Commerce, Pollachi. on 11th October 2008 at 10a.m. The Validictory Address will be rendered by Ms G.Thilakavathy IPS on 12th October at 5pm at the workshop venue. A vital session in the workshop will also be addressed by Mr. Hariharan, Director of Prasad Film Academy, Chennai. Participation Certificates will be distributed by Mr. V.T.Subramanian, Secretary of FFSI (SR).

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