Kozhikode: As many as 97 films would be screened at the competition section of the third International Documentary and Short Film Festival (IDSFFK) beginning at Thiruvananthapuram from June 11.
To be screened at Kairali and Sree Theatres, entries in the fete organised by the Kerala State Chalachithra Academy include ten long and 16 short documentaries, 38 short stories, 18 animation films, 7 music videos and 8 campus works, Chairman K R Mohanan and Secretary Dr K S Sreekumar told reporters here on Jun 7.
Stating the fete which received 650 entries signified its relevance, they said the main aim of organising the event was to make the IDSFFK on a par with the Kerala International Film Festival.
A jury headed by Kundan Shah and Sameera Jain, Prakash Moorthy and Meenakshi Shede as members and another by Deepa Dhanraj as Chairman and Cameraman Alphonse and P Balan as members have been constituted in the fiction and non-fiction sections respectively, they said.
All arrangements for smooth conduct of the 5-day fete were nearing completion, they added.