Indian documentary wins at CAM International Film Festival

“Daughters of Mother India” portrays India’s story of resolve, hope and courage in the fight against gender violence.

By   |  Published: 27th Oct 2016  3:02 pmUpdated: 27th Oct 2016  3:52 pm
Daughters of Mother India Poster. Image source: Twitter

Cairo: Indian Documentary film “Daughters of Mother India”, directed by Vibha Bakshi, has won at the 6th CAM International Film Festival in Cairo.

According to a statement by the Embassy of India in Egypt, the film won the first prize in the documentary section of the festival.

The festival was organized by the Arabic Egyptian Society for Culture, Media and Arts (CMA) from October 8-13.   “Daughters of Mother India” portrays India’s story of resolve, hope and courage in the fight against gender violence.

CAM International Film Festival is organized annually to promote cinema as a means of combating ignorance, poverty and terrorism.

This year’s edition featured around 92 films from 33 countries in three categories: Short Fiction, Documentary and Animation. India was the Guest of Honor in the Film Festival with 12 entries.