9th edition of the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK 2016) inaugurated by Hon. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan by lighting the traditional lamp.
After the resounding success of the 8th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala we are happy to announce The 9th Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala which will be held in the capital city Kerala ,Thiruvananthapuram (formely known as Trivandrum) from the 10th – 14th June 2016 . The festival, a unique venture in India is being organized by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy for the Dept of Cultural Affairs, Govt of Kerala as part of its endeavor to catalyse a vibrant documentary and short film movement. Increasing accessibility and affordability of media technology has led to a boom in the production and scope of films. The media is now used by image-makers from all walks of life to express, experiment, learn and as an effective tool to conscientise and bring about social change. The festival aims to map and reflect the exploding nature of the medium in its many facets of creativity and resistance.