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Spotlight – South Korea

  By Dale Luis Menezes Many in India have spent countless hours watching Korean films on YouTube – or at least have spent an excruciating amount of time ‘buffering’ Korean films. These films can be said to have a cult following in India; youth in the no...

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November 21, 2016
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Centerpiece Goa- ESG’s CEO Ameya Abhyankar

  By Kinjal Sethia “ESG plans to turn Goa into an entertainment destination,” says Ameya Abhyankar, CEO of Entertainment Society of Goa. The dynamic Pune-born IAS officer envisages IFFI transforming into a pageant event that showcases the best that Goa...

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November 21, 2016
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Microcosm on the mandovi

  By Yudhishthir Raj Isar As a newcomer to IFFI, I am only just beginning to grasp the breadth and variety of the panoply of films we are going to see. So in this first column, I’ll raise some general questions, based on my previous experience. Any i...

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The Curtain Rises

  By Rhea D’Souza and Kinjal Sethia The inaugural ceremony began on a sombre note as the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mr Venkaiah Naidu requested the gathering for a minute of silence for a tragic rail accident in Uttar Pradesh. The a...

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Peacock Picks – Indian Panorama

  Chitrokar Dir: Saibal Mitra The film is a tribute to two great painters: Benod Behari from Bengal and Mark Rothko from New York. It explores the dilemma about the purpose of art and its commodification. It features the legendary Dhritiman Chatterjee w...

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November 20, 2016
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Glorious Memories made at IFFI

  By Sachin Chatte The 47th edition of the International Film Festival of India is here. For the last successive twelve years, the festival has been a cinematic treat of the highest order for cinephiles from all over the country. It has been all the more spec...

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November 20, 2016
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Viva IFFI !

  There is a note of expectation and excitement in the air as the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) opens today. The mega action this week will be an outcome of the long and painstaking work done by the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) and the I...

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November 20, 2016
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Goan Directors on Goan Films

  By Dale Luis Menezes Writing for the Open magazine in 2011, Ajit Duara lamented that “Goa…never had a reliable recorder of its history, at least in cinema.” Bollywood depictions, he further explained, have been responsible – despite few good mov...

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All About the International Jury

  Ivan Passer, Chairperson Czech Republic, USA Internationally acclaimed Writer and Director has collaborated as a writer with legendary filmmaker Milos Forman in Oscar nominated films, A Loves of a Blonde (1965) and Fireman’s Ball (1967). He started dir...

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Peacock Picks- Festival Kaleidoscope

  Sand Storm Dir: Elite Zexer A tale of women stranded between modernization and anachronistic patriarchy, told through the story of a teenaged girl trapped between her desire to control her destiny and the constraints of her traditional family. It won the...

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