FILM SECTOR
  • Sanctioning of Cinematograph films for exhibition;
  • Administration of the Cinematograph Act, 1952 (37 of 1952);
  • Import of feature and short films for theatrical and non-theatrical viewing;
  • Export of Indian films, both feature and short films;
  • Import of unexposed cinematograph films and various types of equipment required by the film industry;
  • All matters relating to film industry, including developmental and promotional activities thereto;
  • Promotion of good cinema by institution of State awards for films produced in India and assistance through the National Film Development Corporation Limited;
  • Production and distribution of documentaries and newsreels and other films and film strips for internal and external publicity;
  • Preservation of films and filmic materials;
  • Organisation of International Film Festivals in India and participation of India in International Film Festivals abroad;
  • Organization of Film Festivals under Cultural Exchange Programmes;
  • Film society movement.