5 International Documentary & Short Film Festival of Kerla
After the resounding success of the 4th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala. They are now ready for e the 5th Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala which will be held in the capital city of Kerala ,Thiruvananthapuram (formely known as Trivandrum) from 8th June to 12th June 2012. The festival, a unique venture in India is being organized by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy for the Dept of Cultural Affairs, Govt of Kerala, as part of its endeavor to catalyse a vibrant documentary and short film movement. Increasing accessibility and affordability of media technology has led to a boom in the production and scope of films. The media is now used by image-makers from all walks of life to express, experiment, learn and as an effective tool to conscientise and bring about social change. The festival aims to map and reflect the exploding nature of the medium in its many facets of creativity and resistance.