The Little Art in collaboration with Institute of Sindhology, University of Sindh Jamshoro for the second time produced a 5 days festival for children youth and families in the region of Jamshoro. Audience came from surrounding areas of Tando Adam and Hyderabad as well to experience the festival.
It was very well organized event in Pir Hussamuddin Rashdi Auditorium Sindhology in Institute of Sindhology, University of Sindh Jamshoro. The 2nd International Children’s Film Festival Jamshoro was produced by The Little Art and supported By CKU.
The Opening ceremony of the 2nd International Children’s Film festival Jamshoro 2016 hosted in Pir Hussamuddin Rashdi Auditorium Sindhology on 7th March 2016 at 10:00 am, where Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abida Taheram Inaugurated the 2nd International Children’s Film Festival Jamshoro 2016 Chief Guest Shahbaz Durrani an Actor from Sindh, has worked in 1st Pashto Film made in the world and also worked in Jinnah And Hollywood film Traffic were presented the Life Time Achievement Award and Traditional Lungi by the honorable Vice Chancellor. All the distinguished guests were presented the cultural Lungi. KTN, Sindh TV & Awaz TV covered the Opening Ceremony. Dawn News paper, and other sindhi news paper covered the event as well.
A total of 15 shows featuring 77 films from 26 countries were showcased. The program was designed for all age groups from 4 to 18 years with short films, live action, animation and documentaries.
There was a total attendance of more than 5,000 children and young students, teachers and families from various departments of Sindh University Jamshoro and public and private schools few names are written below:
- Institute of Sufisium, Bhitshah University
- The Educators
- Air Foundation School System
- Institute of Business Administration
- Institute of Computer n Technology
- Sindhiana Brigh Beginnings High School
- Islamic Culture
- Rise Up Grammar School
- Agha Khan Foundation High School
- N.A. Baloch Model School
- Department of Gender Studies
- Department of English
- Department of Public Administration
- Sindhi Department
- Sociology Department
- International Relations Department
- Environmental Sciences
- Center for Physical Education and Sports Sciences
- Psychology Department
- Syed Panah Ali Shah Model School
- Silawat Roshan Tara High School
- The City School
- Pak Turk School
The 2nd International Children’s Film Festival Jamshoro also conducted a show especially for the families of the faculty members of University of Sindh on its last day. The festival concluded on a closing ceremony where Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abida Taheram distributed appreciation certificates to the staff of Institute of Sindhology, University of Sindh Jamshoro. Chief Guest of the Closing ceremony was DCO Jamshoro gifted 10,000 trees to University of Sindh, and he applaud the initiative of such a mega event at the Jamshoro District. In the end renowned artist Late Alan Faqir Son mesmerized the audience with his soothing voice and melodies of traditional songs.
In addition of the 2nd International Children’s Film Festival Jamshoro, The Little Art also hosted a Film Making workshop with the students of Art & Design Department, University of Sindh Jamshoro.