New Delhi: The 51st International Film Festival of India will pay tributes to legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, official announced on Wednesday.
Mulk directed by Anubhav Sinha with a track record of 20 years in Bollywood, is the tribute being paid to the memory of the versatile and talented Rishi Kapoor who passed away of cancer last year. Sinha was chosen to deliver the Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture at the 26th KIFF this year. The subject he spoke on was “Social Responsibility and Mainstream Indian Cinema”. So, it was a double whammy for Sinha. He admitted in his address that the main attraction for him to deliver the speech was that his name would appear alongside Satyajit Ray on the posters, announcements and notices.
Ananth Mahadevan, a theatre actor who shifted to television, cinema and OTT platforms and also turned to writing scripts, is now a reputed filmmaker in his own right whose film Mai Ghat/Crime No 203 has been acclaimed across the world including a top award at the 25th KIFF now comes with his latest film Bittersweet which establishes, with documented proof, that the sweetness of sugar disguises the sharp bitterness that consumes the lives of men and women, specially women, who work in the sugar farms in Beed, Maharashtra, which supplies 50% of the sugar produced by Maharasthra.
Mumbai/IBNS: South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA film festival Kashish on Wednesday announced that popular actress Renuka Shahane and national award-winning filmmaker Onir have joined its Advisory Board, along with previous board members like theater personality Dolly Thakore, National award-winning filmmaker Arunaraje Patil, president of Whistling Woods Meghna Ghai Puri and communications specialist Roy Wadia.
Mumbai/IBNS: The 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will be held from May 20th to 30th 2021 online considering the still prevailing pandemic situation.
Toronto/IBNS: The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Tribute Awards ceremony, an annual fundraiser which supports both TIFF's year-round programming, as well as the organization’s core mission to transform the way people see the world through film, was held on Wednesday and was streamed internationally by Variety at 8:30 pm ET .
Toronto/IBNS: The 45th Toronto International Festival (TIFF)'s hottest ticket, 'The Return of the Planet Africa Party', can be watched tonight live at TIFF at 10 pm with mixes from original Planet Africa Party DJ Dave Campbell and DJ Mr. Akil D from the B.L.A.C.K Ball.
Mumbai/IBNS: The 4th International Film Festival & Awardsâ€§Macao (referred to as “IFFAM” or the “Film Festival”) will be staged from 5th to 10th December this year.
Kolkata/IBNS: The 25th edition of Kolkata International Film Festival(KIFF) was inaugurated today evening at the Netaji Subhash Indoor Stadium in the presence of national and international cine stars.
Dharamshala/IBNS: The Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) will be held from Nov 7 to 10, 2019 in the beautiful mountain town of McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, home of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the meeting point of a rich and cosmopolitan mix of people and cultures.
Budapest: The 5th edition of the Indian Film Festival Hungary opened to a full house in Budapest as ace Indian filmmaker Rahul Mittra and the beautiful Raima Sen walked the Red Carpet along with a number of celebrities and dignitaries from both India and Hungary.
New Delhi: The Embassy of India in Hungary and Indian Film Festival Worldwide (IFFW) geared up to jointly organise the 5th edition of the mega Indian Film Festival Hungary between Oct 7 and Oct 13 at the state of the art Cinema Pink.
Toronto, July 27 (IBNS): Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) co-Heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente have announced the first round of titles selected for the Gala and Special Presentations programmes at the 44th edition of the festival.
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IBNS): Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on Wednesday said it has decided to lend support to the organization of 2nd Jharkhand International Film Festival (JIFF) in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IBNS) Every year at the inauguration of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), this writer feels a bit miffed about Bollywood biggies Mr. Bachchan and Mr. Shahrukh Khan dominating the scenario and the Bengali stars lined up slightly apart or behind.