Bhubaneswar: 6/12/20:At a time when MASK has become a new normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a short film named ‘Mask, which was directed by a corona warrior in Odisha, has received accolades at the prestigious 9th Mumbai International short Film Festival-2020. Earlier this short film had won in several national and international film festivals.
The short film was directed by senior Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) officer Shewta Kumar Dash, who is on COVID duty in Ganjam
The story revolves around a boy from an economically backward family in Berhampur. Apart from his study, the boy sells masks made by his mother in Berhampur town. But people do not show interest to buy the masks due to its low cost and not of appealing type.