39th edition of popular four week course in film appreciation will be held on June 2nd. The event will start on June 2nd and will end on June 28th, 2014 the National Film Archive of India and Film & Television Institute of India.
Course: This is an intensive course designed to promote comprehensive understanding and insights into the nature of cinema and other related forms and practices. These include recent developments like independent films, digital art and diverse practices that come under the broad umbrella of New Media. The curriculum includes theoretical study of the art and history of film and the development of cinema as a medium of art and communication.
An exciting section is the face-to-face interaction with filmmakers, where the participants get a chance to discuss and debate on the new films along with its directors.
The course is primarily designed to meet the needs of teachers/scholars interested in introducing film study activities in educational institutions, media practitioners, film society organisers, researchers, Government officials handling films and serious cinephiles.
The medium of instructions is English and the participants are accommodated in the hostels of the Film and Television Institute of India.