Patna to host Mother Teresa International Film Festival

PATNA:The City is going to witness the first of its kind film festival in Bihar. Mother Teresa international film festival (MTIFF) 2011 is gojng to be kickstarted from this Friday. In total 12 films will be screened including “The Fifth World” and “In the Footsteps of the Mother”.
The films will be screened at Notre Dame Academy, Don Bosco Academy, St. Xaviers’ high school, Patna Women’s college, Nav Jyoti Niketan, Regent cinema hall, Rose Bud Academy, Holy family hospital nursing school and the College of Arts and Crafts.

The aim is to focus and create awareness about the life of Mother Teresa and other nuns and missionaries.The festival has travelled to 50 destinations in India.” Several schools and educational institutions have joined the celebrations of Mother Teresa’s birth centenary by becoming venues for MTIFF 2011″, says festival director Frank Krishnar.

The inauguration of the film festival will be at Patna Women’s College with the film “Mother Teresa”, a three hour epic from Italy.You can get free passes at YMCA and AASRA Charitable Trust. It has been reported that a special show will be organized for invited guests and children at Regent cinema hall on Sunday morning.