Raj Kapoor Film Club


The Raj Kapoor Film Club is an initiative taken under the aegis of MIT ADT University with all its constituent institutes as its members. The film club aims towards conducting regular activities pertaining to films and art.

The major objectives of the film club are as follows:

  • Regular screening of Indian, foreign films and also screening of commercial and educational films.
  • At a regular basis, organize quality events like workshops on script-writing, cinematography, movie-making, movie-analysis and other activities related to appreciation of films.
  • Promote group discussions and panel discussions in the presence of technical experts in the area of movie making with the intent of imbibing taste for quality films.

The planned event list under the Raj Kapoor Film Club is as follows:

  • Every month- Screening of minimum two films
  • Mid-January 2018- Workshop to be conducted by Secretary, Fedearation of Film Societies of India
  • 7th to 9th February 2018- Inter-collegiate Events under Persona Fest

The club was inaugurated on 26th September 2017 at the hands of Hon. Executive President- MIT ADTU, Prof. Dr. Mangesh Karad and Hon. Vice-Chancellor- MIT ADTU, Prof. Dr. Sunil Rai. Others present for the inaugural function were, Dr. Mahesh Deshpande, Registrar, MIT ADTU, Dr. Kishore Ravande, Principal, MIT School of Engineering, Mr. Niranjan Thade- Director, School of Film and Television and Dr. Rekha Sugandhi, Chief Coordinator- Raj Kapoor Film Club. Other dignitaries present were Dr. Asavari Bhave-Gudipudi, Principal, School of Education and Research and Dr. Rajneeshkaur Sachdeo, Dean- Faculty of Engineering. The inaugural event was followed by screening of motivational English film, “The Secret” that was attended by faculty and students.

The working committee of the Raj Kapoor Film Club includes:

Sr. No.

Name

Role

  1.  

Dr. Jabbar Patel, Dean, Faculty of Art, and Chairman, School of Film and Television

Chief Mentor

  1.  

Mr. Niranjan Thade- Director, School of Film and Television

Mentor

  1.  

Dr. Rekha Sugandhi, Head, Department of Information Technology, MIT School of Engineering

Chief Coordinator

  1.  

One faculty coordinator and two student coordinators from each institute under MIT-ADTU

Members

Student Office-holders:

Secretary, Joint Secretary and three executive

The Raj Kapoor Film Club will work under MOUs with the Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI) and the National Films Archive of India (NFAI) to ensure availability of copyright versions and films under various genres.

The club members look after Membership handling, Movie Selection and acquisition, Activity planning and execution, Publicity and marketing, Sponsorships for the smooth functioning of the RKF Club.

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