Across 12 schools of New Delhi, class VI-VIII students present their awareness about Delhi's History and character. These children through a festival organised by INTACH, showcased their passion for the beautiful and rich history that Delhi city holds, each making a three minute film on seven cities of Delhi to protect their city's cultural and natural heritage. These films were screened at Film IT festival on Monday. The students who participated scripted, edited and shot the videos on their own. Themes selected were inclusive of Delhi's rich cultural heritage and cultural history.
Twelve schools from classes VI to VIII were part of the multi-cultural event at which students got to exchange ideas and showcase their film-making talents. The event was attended by the censor board chief Sharmila Tagore, who was alos the chief guest. The participating schools included Sanskriti School, Shriram school, Modern School, Springdales Dhaulan Kuan, DPS Mathura Road, St Mary's, The Banyan Tree, Delhi Police Public School, Bluebell's International, St Columba's, Navyug School and Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya. The festival took place in Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. All together, over 190 short films were made. In Delhi alone, students made 130 short films, of which 12 films were screened at the festival, one from each school.