- The Films Division of India will maintain a two-day on-line film festival to mark World Environment Day. It is known as Oasis of Hope.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 10:32 AM IST
The Films Division of India will maintain a two-day on-line film festival, Oasis of Hope, to mark World Environment Day. Taking to its social media platforms it stated that the film festival will happen on June 5-6 on its web site and YouTube channel. The festival might be screened on the web site as Documentary of the Week.
Films Division tweeted on June 3, “Films Division will be screening ‘Oasis of Hope’, an online festival of films on environment to mark #WorldEnvironmentDay on 5-6 June, 2021 on its website & YouTube Channel. @moefcc @UNEP @UNinIndia #GenerationRestoration #DhartiKaDil #EcosystemRestoration @MIB_India.” World Environment Day is widely known on June 5 each year.
In a tweet, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) gave particulars on the movies that the viewers can count on. There are six movies an individual can see through the screenings–Plastic World (7 minutes), The Jungle Man Loiya (21 minutes), Living The Natural Way (76 minutes), Saalumarada Thimakka-The Green Crusader (43 minutes), Climate Change (14 minutes) and My Son Neo (quarter-hour).
Taking to its Facebook web page it stated that Films Division ‘is showcasing a particular package deal on the event of World Environment Day!’
The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is ‘Reimagine. Recreate. Restore,’ as 2021 marks the start of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Pakistan, in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), would be the world host for the day to spotlight the significance of ecosystem restoration this year. The occasion has a participation of over 143 international locations yearly.