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Re-live India’s Freedom Movement

      HEADLINES:

Re-live India’s Freedom Movement with Films Division this Independence Day

      WHY IN NEWS:

On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, Films Division has painstakingly collected the rare footages of India’s glorious Freedom Movement.

MINISTRY? :-Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 1 : 3  : History : Film Making

      LEARNING: 

For PRELIMS NFDC is important . Go through it !

For MAINS go through the website cinemaofindia.com ! Take a break today and watch a movie Today . Later let us know what you have learnt from prolonged struggle for freedom .

      ISSUE: 

Two documentary films – ‘India wins Freedom’ and ‘India Independent’ will be screened on 15th August 2020 to mark the celebration of Independence Day.

ONLINE PATRIOTIC FILM FESTIVAL

  • ‘India wins Freedom’ deals with the arrival of the new Governor General Lord Mountbatten and the transfer of power from the King’s Government to the people of India on August 15.
  • The film ‘India Independent’ depicts India’s prolonged struggle for freedom.
  • It recreates on screen the history of foreign rule in India for nearly two hundred years.

NATIONAL FILM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF INDIA UPSC

  •  In addition to this, 14 select films of the Films Division, dedicated to Independence Movement and patriotic spirit are being showcased in an initiative of National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) in the ‘Online Patriotic Film Festival’ running from August 7- 21, 2020.
  • This festival, as a part of Independence Day Celebrations 2020 by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, is streaming at ‘www.cinemasofindia.com’ for free.

NATIONAL FILM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF INDIA

OVERVIEW

  • Over the years NFDC has worked with some of the most acclaimed filmmakers of India.

NFDC is breaking new grounds by co-producing projects involving public-private partnerships.

  • NFDC facilitates line production services of shooting in India and animation services of overseas clients.
  • NFDC organizes Film Bazaar India– a co-production and distribution market for the South Asian region alongside the International Film Festival of India, Goa.

Re-live India’s Freedom Movement | UPSC

MISSION

NFDC aims at fostering excellence in cinema and promoting the diversity of its culture by supporting and encouraging films made in various Indian languages.

VISION

To create domestic and global appreciation and celebration of the independent Indian cinema.

OBJECTIVES

  • To develop talent and to facilitate the growth of Indian cinema in all languages through productions and co-productions, script development  and need based workshops.

To promote Indian culture through cinema in India and overseas.   

  • To build a lean and flexible organisation responsive to the needs of the Indian film industry.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

  • To reignite the spirit of patriotism please visit Films Division website https://filmsdivision.org/ and click on “Documentary of the Week” section
  • Follow FD YouTube Channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/FilmsDivision or log on to ‘www.cinemasofindia.com’ to watch these special films on Independence day.
SUGGESTED MOVIE TODAY : www.cinemasofindia.com 
     SOURCES:THE HINDU & PIB | Re-live India’s Freedom Movement

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