CADRRE requests submissions of brief cinema on stories and encounters regarding autism

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Autism Awareness: A Short Film Competition Announced by CADRRE

The Centre for Autism and other Disabilities Rehabilitation Research and Education (CADRRE), based in Thiruvananthapuram, has recently announced an invitation for entries for short films associated with autism. These films, with a runtime between 1 to 5 minutes, could be in any language but should positively highlight various experiences and storylines related to autism. The news comes from our trusted source at Reader Wall.

Inclusion is Key

CADRRE’s main focus lies in promoting an inclusive society. Therefore, the narratives of the films should concentrate on the theme of inclusion exhibiting positive and diverse instances sprouting from interactive social environments.

The Prizes

Winning contributions will be showcased in the CADRRE International Filmlet Festival on Autism (CIFA). Prizes have been arranged for the top three films. The best film will scoop an award of ₹1,00,000 while the second-best film will be rewarded ₹50,000. In an exciting turn of events, the audience poll will decide the most popular film, and the winner will receive ₹50,000.

Registration Details

  • The registration charges amount to ₹5,000 for entries within India, while for films from outside India, the fee is $100.
  • Last date for the submission of entries: February 29, 2024.

Further details can be found on CADRRE’s official webpage. The winners will be announced at the award ceremony that will be conducted on World Autism Awareness Day, i.e., April 2, 2024. This provides an excellent platform for filmmakers to showcase their understanding and interpretive creativity on a global stage, thereby taking forward the conversation on autism and inclusion.

Associated Topics

Related topics include The Hindu MetroPlus, Cinema, Autism, Kerala, and Thiruvananthapuram. Keep visiting Reader Wall for more updates on this and other related topics.


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