Welcome to the magical world of children’s cinema!

Children's Film Society India was founded soon after India's independence by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister, whose affection for children is well known. Pandit Nehru established CFSI with the hope that indigenous and exclusive cinema for children would stimulate their creativity, compassion and critical thinking.
CFSI started functioning in 1955 as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting with Pandit Hriday Nath Kunzru as President.
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From CEO's Desk
Smt. Swati Pandey

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International Film Festival

International Children's Film Festival India (ICFFI) also popularly known as The Golden Elephant is a biennial festival that strives to bring the most delightful and imaginative national and international children's cinema to young audiences in India.

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National Film Festival

In a bid to expand the market for Children's film and encourage talent in the country, Children's Film Society India (CFSI) had announced the launch of a three day National Children's Film Festival (NCFF) for the first time ever in 2014.

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North East Film Festival

Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) in association with Cultural Affair and Heritage Department, Government of Sikkim is organizing for the first time International Children’s Film Festival, North East 2016 in Sikkim from March 14-16, 2016.

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CFSI is organizing weeklong film festival in various cities of the country in association with district/state authorities. The films which are available for screening in the latest format for theatrical viewing i.e. DCP J2K are in the list

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Guidelines for LCD Shows

Guidelines to conduct free screening of children films in schools on LCD projector, through NGOs and trusts

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Film Proposal

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