Special Screening will mark the Constitution Day Celebrations by Films Division
Films Division is celebrating the Constitution Day, also known as Samvidhan Diwas, on 26th November to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. Films Division will be screening a special package of films highlighting the values and principles enshrined in the Constitution to all its citizens. This special screening will be showcased on Films Division website and YouTube channel on 26th November 2021. This special screening will be a part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebration by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.
Films that will be showcased on the day include : Our Constitution (12 Min/1950/Krishna Gopal), one of the classics from Films Division bouquet, this documentary translates on the screen various clauses of India's Constitution that was adopted on January 26, 1950. With the adoption of the Constitution, India became a Sovereign, Democratic, Republic, determined to secure for all its people, justice, liberty, equality & fraternity, and this is aptly depicted in the film.
Another film We, The People of India (21 Min/1986/Bhanumurthy Alur), a valuable gem from Films Division repository, is also a part of the dedicated series on Freedom Struggle and it’s major milestones. This film captures the historic moment of signing of the Constitution of India, which was the realization of a ninety-year long struggle for independence. This film also traces the history of evolution and framing of the Constitution of India.
Another film The Preamble (5 Min/ 1973/G. K. Gokhale), is an animation film that throws light on the important document of the Constitution, the Preamble. As the Soul of the Constitution the Preamble is a reflection of the core constitutional values, more importantly it signifies the power that is vested in the hands of the people.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar(75 Min/1991/Jabbar Patel) is a biographical film on Babasaheb Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Constitution of India. Dr. Ambedkar dedicated his life to the cause of the downtrodden. This film highlights the extraordinary contribution of Babasaheb Ambedkar as great social-political reformer, educationist and first Union Minister of Law & Justice of Independent India and as Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee.
All the films will be streamed on https://filmsdivision.org/ Documentary of the Week and https://www.youtube.com/user/FilmsDivision for 24 hours on 26th November, 2021.