For many, Jaipur is an exceptionally inspiring place. With so much history, heritage, art and magnificent royalty, the city ignites something in us all. For those with a creative flair, it is nothing short of a muse disguised as a city.
It is in that light that Jaipur is playing host to the 6th Rajasthan International Film festival that is heading to town. If you're a budding filmmaker and want to learn a thing or two, then you've got to be here. In fact, the film festival is surprising in that it packs something for everyone.
Why you have to be here
The kurta wearing, messenger bag slinging budding filmmakers will tell you that movies are the ultimate form of expression. Though this is true to an extent, we're really not at liberty to comment on this stereotype, but what we do know is that the film festival will truly be a spectacle of peak artistic expression and thought.
How many movies can you watch here?
Simply put, a whole lot. With over 400 movie screenings in almost all Indian languages, the film festival is beyond what the eye sees and what we know to be real. It is a culmination of our different cultures, the thought processes from the people of these cultures, all under one roof.
With the film festival, the goal is to bring people from various places closer through movies.The film festival perfectly blends the best of various cultures and showcases them all in one of the most poignant and meaningful art forms till date.
Will there be other things to do?
Apart from just watching thought provoking, powerful movies, you also get a chance to witness some of the biggest and best directors, producers and actors from Bollywood and other film industries in the country. They'll be speaking on abstract topics and will throw light on some of their best roles and movies till date.
Seeing them in the flesh is another reason you should visit the event as it will be more insightful than you can ever imagine. Surely, you're as excited about it as we are.
Additionally, you can also partake in seminars, masterclasses, lessons and a whole lot more- centering around films. If you're a movie buff, you just cannot miss this film festival.