Mother Teresa International Film Festival is going to take place from 2nd to 5th September 2011 in Patna. The festival has been held at Kolkata, Agartala, Shillong, Udaipur, Chennai and other cities in India on a grand scale.
This three day film festival will showcase special movies based on life and characteristics of Mother Teresa and include various other programs. The main objective of this event is to show people the love and compassion of Mother towards humanity, let people meet and understand the most valued but often missed human traits of love, peace and harmony.
Aim is to spread the global message of Mother through this event.Mother Teresa, the famous and most respected of Catholic nuns also known as “angel of mercy” and “flame in the slum” is a saintly figure to not only the Christian community but to all religious and social groups of the world. She was honoured by Bharat Ratna and Nobel Prize.Mother Teresa was born in 26th August 1910 in Albania and moved to India where she got Indian citizenship. She died on 5th September 1997.AASRA Charitable Trust has received permission from SIGNIS Bengal [license holders and organisers of MTIFF] to conduct the event in Patna.
The event is to be a tribute to the Mother from all members of civil society, Church and State.MTIFF 2011 is being held for the first time in Patna. It has been held in India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Italy. It has travelled from Kolkata to about 50 destinations in India.
The films will be shown to the general public with special screenings for students and the differently abled. An estimated 6,000 viewers are expected to visit the festival venue.
Reach out to AASRA if you would like to be part of this event.