Rare glimpses into Lolab valley
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (<g data-gr-id="18">IGNCA</g>) Film Circle screens two films a month on the second and fourth Friday. This Friday the film <g data-gr-id="19">Lolab</g> directed by Mohiuddin Mirza will be screened.
The 52-minute documentary, <g data-gr-id="30">Lolab</g>, is a National award winning documentary which presents picturesque glimpses of the Himalayan sub-valley. The Lolab Valley forms the north-western corner of the Vale of Kashmir formed by the <g data-gr-id="31">Lahwal</g> River in the state of Jammu and Kashmir of India.
The valley is home to many ancient <g data-gr-id="28">springs,</g> and is covered with dense forests of Pine and Fir. Trees and farms of various different fruits are commonly found in the valley, and so it is also known as <g data-gr-id="26">the The</g> fruit bowl of Jammu and Kashmir. This Anthropological film captures the beauties of nature in its pristine form.
Media Centre at the <g data-gr-id="20">IGNCA</g> has a media library with three listening and viewing counters. It has more than 8000 hours of audio and visual footage. It has all the Audio-Visual recordings of all the in-house activities like lectures, seminars and major events of <g data-gr-id="22">IGNCA</g>. It undertakes detailed documentation of all the research programmes of <g data-gr-id="23">IGNCA</g>, does <g data-gr-id="24">in house</g> editing and creates documentaries for research and dissemination purposes.