Celebrated Marathi actress Mrunmayee Deshpande has joined veteran singer Suresh Wadkar in support of the upcoming All Living Things Environmental Film Festival (ALT EFF), which intends to create awareness on global warming and climate change through films.
Speaking on the occasion, Mrunmayee, last seen in the web series ‘Mumbai Diaries 26/11’, said: “ALT EFF is the need of the hour. Today, we need such festivals that showcase the harsh realities of our time. Unfortunately, climate change and global warming has become our reality and I am so glad that through this festival, we are celebrating environmental narratives. I hope that through this we can try to amend our mistakes and initiate change.”
Suresh Wadkar said, “The line-up of films is very interesting and I am looking forward to some compelling narratives. I am so proud of the team at ALT EFF as they have taken up a big onus to highlight through films, the environmental problems of today.”
The festival will take place between October 9 and October 17 and will showcase 44 films from 31 countries and highlight 33 India premieres. The festival brings together the creative, academic, business, activist, scientific, and government communities to engage with citizens and build collective power for environmental causes and actions.