October 20, 2021 22:57 (IST)
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Kolkata’s Mohammad Ali Park to house the popular Durga Puja again

Kolkata/IBNS: One of Kolkata’s popular Durga Puja mandap (marquee) returns to its famous venue inside Mohammad Ali Park, this year.

TIFF: Blaine Thurier reimagines vampire mythology in 'Kicking Blood' to evoke horror in an unorthodox world

TorontoIBNS: Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2021's film 'Kicking Blood,' directed and screen-played by Blaine Thurier, belongs to a vampire genre in which the director reimagines vampire mythology with ultra-modern spin transplanting it to the unconventional and unorthodox world he has satirized since he began making films.

Juries from FIPRESCI and NETPAC select TIFF 2021 award winners

Toronto/IBNS:  Award winners for work screened at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2021 were announced jointly last week by TIFF, the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), and the Network for the Promotion of Asia Pacific Cinema (NETPAC).

TIFF 2021 animated drama 'Charlotte' depicts story of German Jewish artist's challenging creation during World War II

Toronto International Film Festival 2021 (TIFF 2021)'s animated drama 'Charlotte', directed by Eric Warin and Tahir Rana, is the true and heartbreaking story of Charlotte Salomon, a young German Jewish painter, gifted with a wild imagination and grand ambitions, who created radiating masterpiece against all odds of private turmoil and Nazis' seizure of power in Germany.

TIFF 2021 documentary 'Attica' examines the largest prison uprising in U.S. history by inmates

Toronto/IBNS: Directed and produced by Stanley Nelson, Toronto International Film Festival 2021 (TIFF 2021)'s documentary film 'Attica' is being premiered in Scotiabank Theatre Toronto at 9 a.m. and at TIFF Digital Cinema Pro at 10 a.m. Friday, with a digital second screening at digital TIFF Bell Lightbox on Sep 16.

KASHISH 2021 to kick off in grand style with a virtual opening ceremony

Mumbai/IBNS: The 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBBTQIA+ film festival will have its grand opening ceremony on August 19 on their YouTube and Facebook channels @kashishfilmfest.

TIFF 2021 to celebrate Abenaki artist-activist Alanis Obomsawin in special TIFF Cinematheque

Toronto/IBNS: The 46th edition of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) would be presenting a special TIFF Cinematheque retrospective of Abenaki artist, filmmaker, singer, writer, and activist Alanis Obomsawin, entitled Celebrating Alanis.

Satya Rai Nagpaul brings diversity to KASHISH 2021 Jury featuring LGBTQIA+ films

Mumbai/IBNS: The 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival is all set to open on Aug 19 for a virtual film festival of 12 days, screening 221 films from 53 countries.

Ritesh Batra and Gauri Shinde join Kashish 2021 Jury to honour LGBTQIA+ films

Mumbai/IBNS: The 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival which is being organized online this year from Aug 19 to Sept 5, spread over 3 weekends, will screen 221 LGBTQIA+ films from across 53 countries. 

Stephen Chbosky’s Dear Evan Hansen to be Opening Night Gala Presentation for TIFF 2021

Toronto/IBNS: The feature-film adaptation of the Tony Award–winning musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' would be the Opening Night Gala Presentation at the 46th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to be screened on Sept 9 at Roy Thomson Hall, Co-Heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente has announced.

TIFF 2021 to present films, talks on Asian excellence in cinema throughout May

Toronto/IBNS: In recognition of May as Asian Heritage Month (AHM), 2021 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) presents a series of films and talks celebrating Asian excellence in cinema.

Kashish Trans Fest brings visibility about transgender community

Mumbai/IBNS: Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is celebrating International Transgender Day of Visibility on Wednesday with a daylong online program of film screenings and discussion titled Kashish Trans*Fest.

IFFI to pay tributes to legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray

New Delhi: The 51st International Film Festival of India will pay tributes to  legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray, official announced on Wednesday.

26th KIFF: Mulk and Anubhav Sinha

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.

26th KIFF Bitter Sweet: An explosive film by Ananth Mahadevan

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.