AKLAVYA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ACHARIYA WORLD CLASS INSTITUTIONS, inaugurated the IKFF - INTERNATIONAL KIDS FILM FESTIVAL on the 17th of November. It was inaugurated by their Supreme Chief Mentor Dr J Arawindhan and Chief Guest Prof Mrs Parin Somani, Mrs World and Mrs India 2020, an academic scholar, TEDx speaker, author, humanitarian and philanthropistat. in new Auditorium at Thengaithittu.
This is a first-of-its-kind global film festival held in schools across 15+ countries from 2017. It utilizes visual storytelling for the whole school transformation and introduces students to the magic of films to inspire and educate. IKFF is an opportunity for students across the globe to WATCH, LEARN and MAKE Films.
WATCH the best of international childrens films - 70+ films from 20+ countries in 15+ languages. The films are curated by educators and film professionals and categorized based on the age, theme, genre, themes etc.
LEARN the art of visual story-telling
A film making certificate course curated especially for students. Film workshops & master classes designed to introduce students to the nuances of filmmaking and give them an insight into the art of filmmaking.
MAKE films for a student filmmaking competition
IKFF encourages future film makers through its international competition.
IKFF Partners with Busan, Giffoni, Seattle,Lucas.
Dr J Arawindhan said that this kind of Film Festival especially for children, expose them to world cultures, issues and stories to build empathy and acceptance thus creating future ready citizens. He also said that it is indeed a privilege to extend this facility to neighbourhood school students reinforcing the concept of Vasudeva Kudumbakam.
The Principal of Aklavya International School said that Schools and students get exclusive access to films that are relevant and age-appropriate. Since the screened films are not available on mainstream platforms it is indeed a privilege to showcase High quality films which focus on sensitisizing children to moral and ethical humane values.