The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has collaborated with CMS VATAVARAN, Asia’s largest green film festival, for weekly film screenings. With an aim of bringing its environmental and wildlife conservation efforts to the masses, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is hosting award winning film screenings at Ganga Auditorium, Vayu Block, Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Bhawan, Jorbagh, New Delhi. These screenings are held every Friday. Entry to the screenings is free and open for all.
July 31, 2015 (On the Occasion of World Nature Conservation Day)
Mangroves – Forests of the Tide l 00:29:47 l English and Malayalam l Suresh Elamon
June 26, 2015
When Every Drop counts l 00:14:44 l English and Hindi l Rishu Nigam
Are we Ready to Dig in? l 00:04:58 l English l Saransh Sugandh
A Climate of Change l 00:38:04 l English l Jenny Sharman
June 12, 2015 (World Ocean Day)
A Small Thing Can Change The World l 00:10:00 l Non verbal l N Sarvana Kumara
We are in the Field – Adventures of a Third World Environmental Activist l 00:28:49 l English and Nepali l Gabriel Diamond
|May 29, 2015The New Environmentalists – From Chicago to the Karoo l 00:26:51 l Spanish, Italian, Iraqui, Arabic, Afrikaner and Indonesian l John Antonelli, Will Parrinello and Tom Dusenbery|
|May 22, 2015 (International Biodiversity Day)The Tree of Life l 00:02:00 l English l Aleksandra SaveljevaAnd
Mere Bacchon ko Kisne Maara? (Who Killed my Children?) l 00:10:52 l Hindi l Anil Yadav
May 15, 2015
Wind of Change l English l 00:39:55 l Julia Dahr
May 08, 2015
Tales of Gorakhpur: Path towards a Climate Resilient Future l 00:19:39 l English & Hindi l Rishu Nigam
May 01, 2015
Timbaktu l 00:31:38 l English l Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh
April 24, 2015
Ladakh’s Artificial Glaciers l 00:18:13 l English l Rajendra Srivathsa Kondapalli
MoEF&CC as part of its environmental and wildlife awareness campaign have identified four themes that will be in focus during the years 2015 and 2016, which includes afforestation, waste to wealth, reduce pollution and reduce plastic and will be using films to promote awareness on these issues. The films will be provided by CMS VATAVARAN, which now has a rich repository of environment and wildlife documentaries, animation and short films.
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has been a Principal Partner of CMS VATAVARAN since its inception in 2002. And this is for the first time that the Ministry will be hosting film screenings at its premises for its officials. The film screenings will be held every Friday from 5:30 pm at the MoEF&CC’s state of the art green building-Indira Paryavaran Bhawan. The film screening is free and open to all.
CMS VATAVARAN – India’s premier environment and wildlife film festival and forum is aimed towards enhancing understanding, appreciation and shift in attitudes towards the natural world and to increase space for environmental issues in mass media and evolve a nationwide environment outreach framework. It has created a strong network of Indian and International filmmakers, policymakers, academicians, research think tanks, environmentalists, journalists, students of all streams, defense & paramilitary forces and nature enthusiasts. Till date, 44 festivals have been organised in 35 cities of India. The travelling festivals are organised in state capitals and other important towns and cities.
Special Screening at Environment Ministry, 26th June 2015
Special Screening at Environment Ministry, 19th June 2015
Screening of environmental films at the MoEF & CC, 29th May 2015.
International Biodiversity Day celebration at the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, 22nd May 2015
MoEF & CC adopts films as a medium of change, 15th May 2015.
Film on Climate Change to be screened, 08th May 2015
Delhi based award winning filmmakers’ film Timbaktu screened at MoEF&CC, 01st May 2015
Press Release: MoEF&CC to host green film screenings in the city, 24th April 2015
For media inquiries, please contact:
Mr P J Michael
Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change
New Delhi-100 003
Ms Indira Akoijam
Manager – Communication
E: email@example.com, M: 9899979161, P: 011 26864020 / 26851660
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