The 9th CMS VATAVARAN Film Festival and Forum on Environment & Wildlife was inaugurated by prominent environmental activist, Chandi Prasad Bhatt at Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti near Rajghat in New Delhi on November 2. It will continue till November 6. The theme for this year is “Conservation4Water”, with a special focus on climate change and water.
A total of 113 nominated films will be showcased at the festival, with various eminent national and international filmmakers attending the screenings. Simultaneous programmes—including filmmaking & photography workshops, discussions, seminars, exhibitions and competitions— focusing on the environmental, social and economic aspects of water conservation and issues related to environment and wildlife conservation will be organised.