The Director in the Govt. of India’s Film Festivals Directorate
S M Khan said that documentary film makers deserve all possible help and support in their work. He was formally releasing the first poster of the Global Festival of Documentary Films being organized by Marwah Films & Video Studio from the 20th to 22nd November 2009. Giving details of this event Sandeep Marwah remarked that documentaries play a vital role in educating and informing the masses for making the society healthy, happy and balanced one. In his address S M Khan mentioned that a special section for the short and documentary films has been earmarked in the film festivals being organized by his directorate and many other festivals
He invited the students of Asian Academy of Film & Television, Asian School of Media Studies and Asian Business School to work as volunteers in the forth coming International Film Festival to be held in Goa. He also informed that the Films Division of Govt. of India will be holding their next Festival of Documentary Films in the month of February next year. The life membership of International Film & Television Club was given away to S M Khan on this occasion.