Noida: The inaugural day of the 16th Global Film Festival at Marwah Studios witnessed an enchanting celebration of cinema, bringing together film delegates, students, and enthusiasts from across the globe. Sushil Bharti, the Director of Broadcasting at Marwah Studios, set the tone for the event by highlighting the profound impact of cinema on societal intricacies. He underscored the crucial role of Film Festivals in the life of a filmmaker, emphasizing their significance as platforms for artistic expression.
Among the distinguished guests was Mohski Mohammed Raza from the Embassy of Iran, who expressed his delight at participating in the festival. Drawing from personal experiences, Raza commended the cinematography of the director of the feature film “The Girl Squad,” which artfully delves into the struggles faced by Iranian citizens during the wars of the 60s and 70s.
Dr. Sandeep Marwah, the President of the festival, shed light on the enduring relationship between India and Iran. He also highlighted the longstanding collaboration between ICMEI and the Indo Iran Film and Cultural Forum, in association with the Embassy of Iran.
The film screening captivated the audience with its compelling narratives and intense war visuals, showcasing exceptional casting and skilled performances that effectively portrayed the struggles of ordinary Iranian citizens impacted by war. The storyline prominently featured the active involvement of Iranian women working in wartime conditions to protect their fellow citizens. The film conveyed a powerful message, asserting that war is never a viable solution and leads only to widespread destruction.
In recognition of its cinematic excellence, Dr. Sandeep Marwah presented the prestigious Award of Distinction to “The Girl Squad.” The award was graciously collected by Mohski Mohammed Raza, who also received a memento commemorating the festival.
The event concluded with a vote of thanks by Sushil Bharti, Director of Broadcasting at Marwah Studios, expressing gratitude to all participants, filmmakers, and collaborators who contributed to the success of the Film Screening.