Jamshedpur, Nov. 28: The first day of the annual short film festival Shorts 2015 at Centre for Excellence (CFE), here on Saturday, attracted audience from the corporate houses and the students alike.
Movie buffs are sparing no effort to grab the opportunity that has come their way to get to know of cinema in different languages. The auditorium of the CFE was chock-a block and a large crowd was seated at lawn of the venue where screens were put up.
The two-day short film festival was inaugurated by Pragya Tripathy, a filmmaker and a national award winner from Jamshedpur.
Shorts 2015 which focuses on contemporary issues, screened 11 films on day 1 of the festival while 12 others will be screened on the concluding day on Sunday.
Protection of wild life, women�s self defense, and mental health, women empowerment, depression, child discrimination and physical disability are some of the issues that will be shown in this film festival.
The annual short film festival, which has been providing platform to the budding filmmakers of Jharkhand is jointly organized by Jamshedpur-based SPPE (Society for Promotion of Professional Excellence) and Kolkata-based Take 5 Communications.
On the Tathagata Bhattacherjee, director and CEO of Take 5 Communications, Goutam Shankar, chief coordinator of �Shorts� and others were present.