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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.

Renuka Shahane and Onir join Kashish Advisory Board

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.

Film submissions open for Kashish Mumbai Queer Film Fest 2021

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. 

Recipient of TIFF 2020 Tribute Actor Award, Kate Winslet thanks frontline workers in acceptance speech

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 .

The Return of the Planet Africa Party can be watched tonight live at TIFF

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.

Karan Johar joins 4th International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao as ambassador

Mumbai/IBNS: The 4th International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao (referred to as “IFFAM” or the “Film Festival”) will be staged from 5th to 10th December this year.

25th Kolkata International Film Festival(KIFF) inaugurated in a star-studded event

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.

Eighth edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival announces its full line-up

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.