( November 23, 2018 )
Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFFCY) is a celebration of exuberant childhood, youthful energy, positivity and progressive change. SIFFCY 2018 will once again celebrate meaningful and socially relevant cinema in its fourth edition that is scheduled to be held from 10th – 16th Dec’18 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi.
The objective of Smile Foundation’s annual film festival is to use cinema as a catalyst, acquainting the young with meaningful cinema, creating conversations around topical issues and allowing the exchange of ideas and perspectives around the same.
More than 150 films from over 30 countries will be showcased which includes 9 feature films & 16 short films in the international competition section and others are in other different non-competitive sections, of Feature, Shorts and documentaries, & films made by children. Few of the most notables ones that are part of this bouquet are, Oscar nominated The Breadwinner Directed by Nora Twomey, Kenya’s Official entry to Oscar this year Supa Modo by Likarion Wainaina Cross My Heart by Luc Picard (Canadian Screen Award Winner), and Multiple award winning Indian film Chuskit by Priya Ramasubban among others.