The objective of the film festival is to raise awareness of the water problem around the world by means of short films that address this issue and to promote awareness on the importance of proper water usage and reducing wastage, We aim to bring together stories of water from different parts of the world and involve people of all walks of life to engage in a process of thought, deliberate, debate & introspect on the various issues around water.

Any film with the overall theme of Water is eligible to be a part of the festival. Some of the sub-themes or ideas could be Water wastage, scarcity & droughts, Water conservation, Water harvesting & augmentation, Agriculture, Global warming & its impact on water, Water & Sanitation, Water Pollution, Human habitats around water bodies, Environment & Water, Rains, etc.…in short on any topic related to Water.

For more information visit - https://cerg.org.in/jal-katha-2021

Gold & Silver for the top two films. More cash prizes depending on the number of entries

The objective of the film festival is to raise awareness of the water problem around the world by means of short films that address this issue and to promote awareness on the importance of proper water usage and reducing wastage.

The public screening programs are designed to highlight the creator as much as the work itself.

The Short film festival is a juried competition, open to any person across the world. The film can be made by an individual or by a team.

The total running time of the films should be 20 minutes or less. Depending on the number of entries, the films may be categorized into two sections – Micro (less than 5 mins length) and Short (more than 5 mins and less than 21 mins)

For detailed guidelines visit - https://cerg.org.in/jal-katha-2021