Film to promote poor children's education at IFFI
The film will be screened at the festival Thursday.
'The aim is to ensure that even under privileged people are inspired to educate their children even the most backward, poorest of the poor areas,' Panda told reporters at a press conference here Wednesday.
The film celebrates the survival of the human spirit against overwhelming odds and highlights the need for underprivileged children's education.
She said they were trying to engage
the Unesco and the central government to take the film to the rural
masses of India.
'I am Kalam' has won a host of awards including the best feature film at the Lucan International Film festival, 'Don Quixote' prize at of the Federation Internationale des Cine-Clubs in Germany and a special mention at the Cinekid international film festival at Amsterdam, the Netherlands