Indian documentary wins top award at We Care Film Festival: 29.8.2019

वी केयर फिल्म फेस्टिवल में भारतीय डॉक्यूमेंट्री ने शीर्ष पुरस्कार जीता

Points to Remember:

  • Indian documentary ‘I’m Jeeja’ won the top award in the ‘Under 30 minute’ category at the We Care Film Festival on Disability Issues.
  • I’m Jeeja, directed by Swati Chakraborty tells the story of specially-abled activist Jeeja Ghosh who suffers from cerebral palsy.
  • A total of 36 films were selected for the finals out of which 10 films were awarded in different categories.
  • The awards were given in categories based on the duration of the films—under five minutes, 30 minutes, and 90 minutes.
  • Another Indian film that received that made the cut was Vicky Khandpur’s Post Dark. It received a jury mention in ‘Under 5 minutes’ category.

About We Care Film Festival:

  • The festival is co-founded by UNESCO, United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan, and a New Delhi-based NGO, Brotherhood.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Which Indian documentary has won the top award in the ‘Under 30 minute’ category at the We Care Film Festival on Disability Issues? ‘I’m Jeeja’
  2. We Care Film Festival is an effort by which Indian organization, in partnership with UNESCO, to raise awareness and to dispel stereotypes about disabilities? Brotherhood
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