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Film route through China

The Country Focus-China section of the 45th International Film Festival of India opened with the film ‘Finding Mr Right’ on November 21 at the Kala Academy.

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Creativity is a risky adventure: Shekhar Kapur

The inaugural Master Class at the International Film Festival of India 2014 conducted by the internationally acclaimed filmmaker, Shekhar Kapur saw the ‘Bandit Queen’ director advocating – “Unsure brain is best for the creativity.”

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A dedication to Indian musicals

The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) has brought alive musicals from the Indian screen released over the years by way of a poster exhibition on the theme ‘Rhythm, Raga and Melody’.

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A peek behind the curtains… … of Asia’s oldest and India’s premier film festival

By Sachin Chatte The 45th edition of Asia’s oldest and India’s premier film festival is all set to kick off. After it moved to Goa in 2004, this is the 11th year that the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is being held in the state. It started with a lot of fanfare and a few controversies, most of which …

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India-China: Filmi bhai-bhai

By Sachin Chatte The country focus this year at the International Film Festival at India is on China. A package of contemporary Chinese films will be screened at the fest and there is also a delegation coming from China for the same. After the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s high profile visit to India earlier this year, China was declared as …

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It’s raining premiers at 45th IFFI

NT BUZZ The 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, which will be held from November 20 to November 30, will host 20 international and Asian premieres, 91 Indian premieres and 28 Oscar films from 28 different courtiers, this out of a total of 178 films from 79 countries. This was revealed by the director of Directorate of …

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Film Bazaar: bringing together filmmakers and production companies

NT BUZZ I n its 8th edition, Film Bazaar, the platform exclusively created to encourage collaboration between the international and South Asian film fraternity, will introduce new segments – Film Offices, Investor Pitch, Romance Screenwriters’ Lab, two Work-in-Progress (WIP) Labs and two new sections in the Viewing Room – this year. WHAT’S NEW Film offices will have State/Country Tourism Boards and …

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30 FILMS FROM WORLD CINEMA TO LOOK OUT FOR AT IFFI

NT BUZZ Leviathan (Russia): If there is one and only one film I could watch at the fest it would be Leviathan directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev. Among other awards the film won the best screenplay at Cannes earlier this year and has received tremendous critical appreciation.  Zvyagintsev was at IFFI in 2011 when Elena was screened and it won the …

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