Tenth edition of prestigious science film festival got off today in a virtual mode. VigyanPrasar, an autonomous agency under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has been organizing the four-day long festival as a part of its science popularization endeavour. It offers a unique platform to showcase the science films made by professionals, amateur and student filmmakers under various themes.
This year it is being jointly organized by Vigyan Prasar and the Tripura State Council of Science and Technology. Deputy Chief Minister of Tripura Jishnu Dev Verma has inaugurated the festival.
A total of 115 shortlisted films selected by the ten-member jury will be screened during the festival. These include films in Hindi, English, Urdu, Malayalam, Kashmiri, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi and Tamil languages.
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