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Keen to return to a place of innocence? Catch Lilkee or Trish and Baltiboy with a child in tow at this festival organised by Happy Planet on the occasion of Children's Day

The adventures of four mischievous children, a monkey, cat and donkey's journey and the escapades of Raghu and his magical coat are among the mad rides you will be taken on this Children's Day, courtesy Happy Planet, a playland built for kids, in collaboration with the Children's Film Society, India (CFSI).


Posters of Sunshine Barry and the Disco Worma

The festival, spanning three days, will screen five films that have been chosen for their combination of entertainment and learning. "We wanted to offer something different that would also be fun for kids. So, we decided to hold free movie screenings," says Nimish Kenia, director, Happy Planet. "There will also be several play options for kids, as well as specialised hampers," he adds.

The films that will be screened at the festival include Karamati Coat, which is about a young boy finding a magical coat, Yeh Hai Chakkad Bakkad Bumbe Bo, about the adventures of four mischievous children as well as a dog and monkey and Lilkee, about how the 11-year-old Lilkee's life changes when she moves from the village to the city.

There's also Krish Trish and Baltiboy, which traces the journey of a monkey, cat and a donkey to the land of Indian folk tales and folk music, Sunshine Barry and Disco Worms, which is about Barry the earthworm's tryst with Disco.

"Through the festival, we hope to educating children on values and other concerns that include the environment," says Kenia.

From: November 12
Till: November 14
At: Mansukh Compound, next to Crompton Greaves, Building no 2, Kanjurmarg (E).
Call: 9833067879/ 25771162

Schedule

Date

Films

Time 

November 12

Karamati Coat 

10 am to 12 pm

 

Yeh Hai Chakkad Bakkad Bambe Bo

 3 pm to 5 pm

November 13

Lilkee 

 10 am to 12 pm

 

Krish, Trish aur Baltiboy

 3 pm to 5 pm

November 14

Sunshine, Barry and Discoworms

4 pm to 6 pm

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