IRIS is an annual Students’ Film Festival organised by the students of Mass Communication & Videography for the past six years. After tremendous success at the state level. IRIS is now ready to venture into the next level and host its first National Students’ Film Festival on the 2nd and 3rd of March 2015.
Be sure you’re there for the biggest students’ national film festival in Goa.
Beneath the surface is the tale of the silent distressed St. Inez creek which is slowly disappearing within the concrete mass of Panjim city. Like a vein it runs through the city connecting the inner areas of Panjim, a watery web of culture and tradition, flowing along the creek. An arm that stretches into the River Mandovi was once a great symbol of agility and purity. It now lies fractured and broken due to the negligence of the citizen.
Done By Alisha Fernandes, Anthony Mascarenhas, Melinda Viegas and Rosebud Sequiera
The four centuries and more of the Portuguese rule had a definite and profound influence on the culture and cuisine of Goa. One of the many, and perhaps one of the most crucial gifts of the Portuguese to Goa was the art of bread making. An integral part of our culture for decades, the tradition is slowly fading away, replaced by unfamiliar migrant faces and a future which is yet to be determined.
By Craig D’costa, Shona Mahambre, Kirsten and Anatasia D’Mello
Fontes de Goa is a documentary which highlights the conditions of springs in the state of Goa. Through this documentary, we are re-creating awareness about the medicinal values,
besides analyzing the potential of springs in Goa that could be promoted as tourism hot spots in the state.
A Documentary Film by Ericka Sequeira, Gazella Viegas, Nadisha D’souza and Nathan Alvares
The exposition being a Journey of faith,brings together a huge number of devotees to Old Goa to venerate the relics of St Francis Xavier. This documentary aims at emphasizing the experience shared during this decennial celebration.
Done by Alex Fernandes, Andrea Frank, Nikhil Silveira and Valonia Dias
This documentary explores the fascinating world of superstitions in Goa. It is an attempt to given a non – biased perspective of people belonging to various walks of life. It is upto the audience to deciede, “If what they believe are really superstitious or just a social belief?”
Done by Reagean D’costa, Phoebe Pereiera, Saif Shaikh and Shweta Vengurlekar
Over the years, besides providing an environment conducive to relaxation and fun. Goa as also managed to grow as a centre for health tourism. It has been keeping pace with scientific advancements to meet the needs of international tourists. This Documentary delves deeper into how advanced Goa is in terms of health tourism, highlighting the specialties offered to tourists.
Done by Maryanne De Souza, Alston De sousa, Shraddha Kelkar and Jerusha D’mello
The Department of Mass Communication & Videography, of St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa will be hosting a two day national event ‘IRIS- 2015 – Students’ Film Festival’ on the 2nd & 3rd March, 2015 at the College Campus.
The festival is an opportunity to showcase students’ films as well as a competitive platform for students to unleash their talent at various on-stage and off-stage events. The various events include trailer making, music video, short film, documentary, ad film, mobile film making, digital storytelling, photography and quiz.
The documentaries of the Third Year students of Mass Communication & Videography will be screened at the festival include Because they said so, Beneath the Surface, Fontes de Goa, Life beyond life, Sun, Sand and surgery and The Poders’ Fading Ponk.
There will be a workshop on Cartooning by Goa’s renowned cartoonist Alexyz. And there will be a talk by Goa’s renowned film critic, Sachin Chatte on ‘Stereotyping in Cinema’
Be there to capture a glimpse of the most awaited national students’ film festival of the year, IRIS 2015.
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