KARGIL, AUG 22: 25 films were screened today on the second day of the Kargil International Film Festival (KIFF) which is going on in Syed Mehdi Auditorium Hall Kargil. People from different walks of life including the students attended the festival on second day.
The national and international level films screened today included House of Norway, The Hallway, The Return etc. Talking to the media Director KIFF, Mehraj Siddiqui said that the response to KIFF is overwhelming and we hope it will continue in future too.
He said, “I think cinema which is a medium of communication will explore Kargil to the outsiders and vice versa”.
Mohammad Sadiq, a representative of Students’ Educational Movement said “we feel glad to be a part of this film festival. Kargil is a locked region for the outside cinema and we will try to unlock this region.”
KIFF coordinator Sajjad Kargili while expressing his gratitude to DBG Film Club, LAHDC and SEMOK said that they have made this film festival successful.
“Cinema means lot for Kargil as we remain disconnected with the world for months together and this cinema will bridge us with the outside world”.
This Festival is being organized by DBG Film Club in collaboration with Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil (LAHDC) & Students Educational Movement of Kargil (SEMOK). The festival will continue till the 23rd of August, 2017.