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November 27, 2016
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Seven films in race for the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize at the 47th IFFI 2016

At the IFFI 2016, there are seven films competing for the International Council for Films, Television and Audio-visual Communication (ICFT)-UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize from the International Film Section and one film from the Indian Panorama Section. C. Senthil Rajan, ...

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November 27, 2016
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International Jury watch films with Divyangs

47th IFFI has become the first film festival to let visually impaired enjoy a film through audio description support. The organizers, in collaboration with Civil Society Organization Saksham, have curated a three film package to be screened at the on going IFFI. Yest...

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November 27, 2016
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BRICS FLICKS

A competitive film festival, was held in September, in New Delhi, preceding the Brazil, India China, Russia and South Africa (BRICS) summit, to which Goa played host last month. 20 films (4 each from member countries) were screened. The five award winning films form ...

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November 27, 2016
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India In A Day

By José Lourenço ‘India in a Day’ (2016) is the first documentary made by Canada-born Richie Mehta, previously director of ‘Amal’ (2007), ‘Siddharth’ (2013) and ‘I'll Follow You Down’ (2014). In October 2015, Mehta teamed up with Ridley Scott and An...

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November 27, 2016
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Adios El Lider

Fidel Castro died yesterday. IFFI 2016 Spanish-English translator Patricia Pereira Sethi knew him well. She spoke about the late Cuban President to The Peacock’s Kinjal Sethia. “I interviewed Fidel Castro in 1984 on the 25th anniversary of the Revolution. It was ...

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November 27, 2016
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Indian Panorama is an excellent platform to encourage debutant filmmakers : Shekhar Sartandel

Shekhar Sartandel, cinematographer turned director had earlier directed Joshiji Kambli based on the reservation issue. His latest Ekk Albela (Marathi) is based on the life & times of Hindi film industry’s ace comedian Bhagwan Dada. Ekk Albela is being showcased to...

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November 27, 2016
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Courses for horses, horses for courses

Both, really. We are in the age of customised platforms for film viewing finding best-match, multiple-matches and staggered exhibition alternatives for films. A magnum opus like Bahubali needs a massive, four-digit simultaneous, theatrical release while a Lunch Box, tho...

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November 27, 2016
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A Perspective on Korean Cinema

Lifetime achievement award for veteran South Korean filmmaker Im Kwon-Taek.. closing film The Age of Shadows from South Korea… and the Country Focus – Korean Cinema. Obviously, the South Korean cinema is making buzz in IFFI this year. I think this significance to...

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November 27, 2016
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Screenplay as a ‘fiction’ has its own rules

IFFI this year saw a World gala star-studded premiere of the Midfest Film - Tamara (Venezuela) at Kala Academy. Co-written and directed by Elia K. Schneider this social drama has Luis Fernandez and Prakriti Maduro in lead roles. At the press conference yesterday produce...

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November 27, 2016
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Green Shoots

By Jolaine Ann Moses With global warming on the rise, IFFI voiced its concern by hosting a talk on reducing the carbon foot print of the Indian film industry at an Open Forum session presented by Indian Documentary Producers Association (IDPA). IDPA President Mike...

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