Category : Peacock

Peacock
December 6, 2016
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Peacock
An IFFI Education

By Suyash Kamat “This feels just right.” I told my friends as we rested between screenings on a hectic day full of great films at IFFI 2016. It’s been 6 days, and I’ve kind of lost track of what reality feels like outside the venue. Continuing my reverie,...

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Peacock
November 30, 2016
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Peacock
The Perch: Deu Borem Korum

By Vivek Menezes It’s time for Team Peacock to spread wings, and head home to roost. Our unique festival daily has only been in existence for two years, so it’s extremely gratifying to see it has already become an integral part of the delegate experience. By the ...

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Peacock
November 30, 2016
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Peacock
Human Emotions Are Universal

By Kinjal Sethia “No woman is an island” was the idea that engulfed me as I navigated through screenings and interactions at IFFI 2016. Individual films may be made on different continents, about different times, but human emotions are universal. Issues affecting...

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Peacock
November 30, 2016
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Peacock
Not Only A Humanitarian Cause

By Rhea D’Souza “The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities highlights the importance of accessibility to the cultural environment, which cinema is a part of, and calls for “universal design” to accomplish that goal. It’s not only a humani...

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Peacock
November 30, 2016
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Peacock
Cinéma Vérité

By Kaustubh Naik I have been attending IFFI since 2008. It has been a transformational experience. When I transitioned from computer science to humanities, the decision was greatly influenced by my exposure to the larger world via the films at this festival. It is r...

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Peacock
November 30, 2016
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Peacock
There Should Be More Festivals

By Dale Luis Menezes Stories about art heists or art forgeries make good material for movies. IFFI 2016 featured ‘A Real Vermeer’ (2016), about Han van Meegeren, who forged the paintings of Johannes Vermeer, the Dutch master who painted ‘The Girl with a Pearl E...

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Peacock
November 30, 2016
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Peacock
Festival Roundup

By Sachin Chatte The movie will begin in five minutes / The mindless voice announced All those unseated will await the next show. We filed slowly, languidly into the hall / The auditorium was vast and silent As we seated and were darkened, the voice continued. Th...

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Peacock
November 30, 2016
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Peacock
Twin Tracks

By Yudhishthir Raj Isar UNESCO’s United Nations Creative Economy Report 2013 was sub-titled ‘Widening Local Development Pathways’. The report surveyed how cultural industries - such as film - actually get built and sustained worldwide. It reviews how festivals ...

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Peacock
November 27, 2016
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Peacock
Cinematographer Extraordinare

By Suyash Kamat Weeks before IFFI 2016 began, excitement began to build for Academy award nominee Robert Yeoman’s masterclass on cinematography. How often do you get to get to be in the same room as your inspiration? Yeoman is among the most respected contemporary ...

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Peacock
November 27, 2016
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Peacock
Reviving Bangladeshi Cinema

By Kinjal Sethia “The film is based on quasi-reality,” says Amitabh Reza Chowdhury, director ‘Aynabaji’ (2016) from Bangladesh. The film depicts a teacher who replaces prisoners during their jail term, but then gets caught up in a horrific situation just as h...

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