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IFFI is the master-piece of all Film Festivals: Georges Dupont
3 weeks ago

IFFI is the master-piece of all Film Festivals: Georges Dupont

ICFT is involved in major film festivals all over the world but Goa is the masterpiece of all Film Festivals, said Mr Georges Dupont, DG, International Council for Film Television …
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Film seeks solutions to the struggle of Varanasi weavers: Satyaprakash Upadhyay
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Film seeks solutions to the struggle of Varanasi weavers: Satyaprakash Upadhyay

The 6th day of the 49th International Film  Festival (IFFI) in Goa saw varied subjects like Varanasi handicrafts, Varanasi funeral ghats, and Naga bravery get interwoven with each other at a ‘Meet the …
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“It is sad that in a country that gave the world Kamasutra, we are hesitant to talk about sex” Leena Yadav at IFFI 2018
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“It is sad that in a country that gave the world Kamasutra, we are hesitant to talk about sex” Leena Yadav at IFFI 2018

One of the most interesting sessions of IFFI 2018, “Calling The Shots”: Women Directors in Indian Cinema, saw some of the most prolific filmmakers in India – Gauri …
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“Indian Cinema is really the standard bearer for us”, Director Matthew Wilder at IFFI 2018 ~
3 weeks ago

“Indian Cinema is really the standard bearer for us”, Director Matthew Wilder at IFFI 2018 ~

Indian Cinema is really the standard bearer for us, I don’t think US cinema always rises to the standards of values upheld by Indian Cinema; this is very inspiring for …
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Indian audience celebrates film as an art : Director Ram at IFFI 2018
3 weeks ago

Indian audience celebrates film as an art : Director Ram at IFFI 2018

Three directors of Feature films in Indian Panorama at the 49th International Film Festival of India addressed a press conference in Panaji, Goa. Ram, Director of ‘Peranbu’, Lijo Jose Pellissery, Director …
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I hope I get to work in India soon as I’m amazed by some technically complex movies from India, cinematographer Pierre Gill
3 weeks ago

I hope I get to work in India soon as I’m amazed by some technically complex movies from India, cinematographer Pierre Gill

“It’s a privilege to work in cinema; my passion comes from creating images but it comes mostly from storytelling. Storytelling makes me dream. A good story or good script brings …
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Averno : An adventurous, realistic yet mythical story about maturation and anthropology ~Marcos Loayza
3 weeks ago

Averno : An adventurous, realistic yet mythical story about maturation and anthropology ~Marcos Loayza

It is said that everyone has one’s own set of inner fears and worries. To overcome those, one needs to get out of one’s comfort zone and venture …
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Cinema is about telling stories and portraying them effectively ~ Medhpranav Powar
3 weeks ago

Cinema is about telling stories and portraying them effectively ~ Medhpranav Powar

Medhpranav Babasaheb Powar, Director (Happy Birthday) and Swapnil Kapure, the director of Bhar Dupari  addressing the press at IFFI Goa.

The selection in Indian Panorama after winning the National Award …
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“I would have given my right arm to be launched by Anurag Kashyap”, Varun Dhawan at IFFI 2018
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“I would have given my right arm to be launched by Anurag Kashyap”, Varun Dhawan at IFFI 2018

It is a lesser known fact that David Dhawan started his journey as a filmmaker with editing and the latter is a craft he enjoys more than any other. That …
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I believe that facts are important but what matters is how you present the story: Shaji Karun at IFFI 2018
3 weeks ago

I believe that facts are important but what matters is how you present the story: Shaji Karun at IFFI 2018

Day 6 of 49th International Film Festival of India marked the presence of directors, ICFT jury member, UNESCO representative and the local artistes who shared their views with the media.

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