Youth powers creativity
Delhi has traditionally been a vibrant centre for pan Indian cultural activities.
The India International Youth Film Festival was another example of this. The three-day long event held at the Jawaharlal Nehru University is a joint effort of the JNU Faculty Club and FACES (Folk Arts, Cultural and Educational Society).
The festival, now in its second year, was held this week and saw participation from more than 20 countries, including Australia, the U.S., France, Germany, Iran, the U.K., Syria, Palestine and Afghanistan.
An eclectic range of films was showcased covering issues like education, health, environment, human rights and domestic violence, etc. Vikrant Pawar, the maker of a short film titled “The Watch Clinic” describes his work as a slice-of-life style depiction of a young boy on the brink of manhood.