KISFF–2018 Kautik International Student Film Festival
Is what we are we witnessing here the beginning of a movement of sorts—the creation of a film industry in a region with no filmic history?
Dalton LFilm Critic/Essayist
Every journey is unique... is about dreams. Kautik is now a dream come true for Rajesh & Shalini Shah, and for all these budding filmmakers.
Kawaljeet Singh NegiCinematographer
Kautik is nothing short of a minor revolution in the Himalayas.
Anwar JamalDocumentary Filmmaker
Life here moves at a ZEN-like pace. You will return refreshed, with that additional feeling of having given something back to the fraternity to which you belong.
Jyoti Kapur DasFilmmaker
One fine morning, Rajesh & his wife packed up from Mumbai and came back to their hometown here to share with youngsters of this country what they had learned through their experience. Such noble folks!
Sandeepan Vimalkant NagarTheatre Artiste
The primary objectives of this festival is to allow student filmmakers a platform to showcase and ta [...]View more
Kamaun University in the year 2016 started a few unconventional courses; filmmaking was one among th [...]View more
Namaste /Namaskaram Welcome To NAINITAL
Summer Home of the Europeans -
Serene Abode in the Hills
Famous for its lake, the Lord Hanuman temple, 'Hanumangarhi', the Pt. GB Pant High Altitude Zoo spread across 4.6 hectares, among other places. The Jim Corbett National Park too is nearby.
"By far the best site I have witnessed in the course of a 1,500 miles trek in the Himalayas".
-P. Barron, Founder of the hill station town of Naini Tal, and constructor of its first European house, 'Pilgrim Lodge', way back in 1841.
It used to be believed that one who bathes in it could attain divine powers. At one end of its banks stands the historical building of the Nainital Boat House Club.
Famous film folks associated with this place
Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Danny Denzongpa, and Kabir Bedi did their education here.