Chose life, not addictions and stop gender-based discrimination

[हिंदी] Lucknow’s young short-film-maker Manasvi Bhawtosh interacted with the audience at CNS Monthly Film Screening at CNS, C-2211, C-block crossing, Indira Nagar, after the screening of his four short films on social issues. Manasvi Bhawtosh has directed five short films: The Face; Ehsaas; I’m 17, I Was 17; Kashmakash; and assisted in directing ‘Why Me’; has edited nine films and plays; and has cinematography experience in seven films and plays.

Manasvi has participated in the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) and live action movie contest organized by the channel “Aaj Tak” on female foeticide issue. He has also participated in the 24 FPS live action movie contest.

Manasvi did his schooling from Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow and graduated in electronics media from MCRP University, Bhopal. He also has a advanced diploma in 3D Animation and VFX from Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematic (Specialization in Editing).

I’M 17 I WAS 17” film (duration 50 minutes) has been conceptualized, written, directed, cinematography done and edited by Manasvi. The film presents a story of Nitin who is a student of 11th standard, and lived with his caring mother. The charm and glitters which he always wanted; made him what he always scared to be, and diverted him towards the dark corner of his life; became  addicted towards tobacco, drugs and alcoholism. The film explores his journey through this seventeenth year of his life.

WHY ME” film (duration 2 minutes) has been edited and cinematography done by Manasvi Bhawtosh. This film sends a message against female foeticide.

SISKIYAAN” film (duration 4 minutes), has been edited and cinematography done by Manasvi Bhawtosh. This film is based on human trafficking in rural sector.

EHSAAS” film (duration 4:11 minutes) has been edited and cinematography done by Manasvi. This film gives a message against narcotic or illicit drug use and tobacco use.
Senior social activist and convener of Right To Information (RTI) campaign of National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM) Mr Naveen Tiwari, senior faculty of Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan Ms Bhawtosh, advocate practicing at UP High Court Mr Manu Shresth Mishra, social activist Chunnilal, and CNS team members including Ritesh Arya, Nadeem Salmani and Bobby Ramakant also participated in the programme.


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