A two-day International Film Festival drew thousands of people in hill town of Shimla. The event is showcasing 64 documentaries, short fiction and animation films at the Gaiety Theater. Scores of new filmmakers participated in this international film festival and are learning from it. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurated the festival. The organisers said the objective of the festival is to bring quality films from different parts of the globe onto a single platform to educate new filmmakers in the region. Short films, documentaries and animation and other films on social, environmental issues and also the Naxalism and terrorism are also being screened here.