Odisha short film at COVID19 International Film Festival


Bhubaneswar: An international film festival on lessons learnt from Covid-19 would be held online.

The short film’s duration should be of two to five minutes only. It would be judged by juries and can be seen online by all participants and general audience.

Director of the COVID19 International Film Festival (CIFF), Satyabrata Jena says, “During the lockdown all are at home as the coronavirus pandemic has made the whole world standstill. The art, culture, literature, entertainment, business and economy have collapsed, and in this period we are bringing an online platform for you all to participate and share your ideas or lessons that we gained from the COVID-19 pandemic in a positive perspective through a short film”.

Among the best listed films are “Back Inside” from Afghanistan, “Global Echoes of Happiness” from Norway, and “Patience in Lockdown” from India.

“PATIENCE IN LOCKDOWN”, based on a true story about the impact of Lockdown on two national-level players (Skaters) & their father, is produced by Odisha Roller Skating Association; Story & Script has been penned by Soudamini Patra. The cast include Pratik Arnav, Pritish Aryan and Partha Sarathi Jena.

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