The Children's Film Festival began in Krishnagiri on Wednesday.
District Revenue Officer C. Prakasam inaugurated the festival at Shanthi Theatre in the town.
The movie, Inimae Naangathan (A New World of Children) was screened on the first day of the festival.
Mr. Prakasam watched the movie along with the students.
The film was screened in 23 cinemas in the district. The films would be screened in five cinemas daily.
Circulars have been sent to all schools regarding the film festival.
In towns and villages where there are no cinemas, the films would be screened in schools through projectors. The festival would be held in the district till March next year.
Children’s Film Festival Coordinator S. Gunasekaran, and Convenor S. Devaraj, among others participated.