KIFF: Iconic silent era Austra...

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Kolkata, Nov 14 (IBNS) The iconic Australian film The Sentimental Bloke drew a slender crowd in Nandan III, one of the venues of the ongoing Kolkata International Film Festival. But few were aware that this film, besides being a very good film made way back in 1918-1919, has a history of its own.
A message of peace in times of conflict
Celebrated Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi’s biographical Muhammad : The Messenger of God , featured in the current 24th Kolkata International Film Festival.  The director  was in the city to present the film and shared his thoughts why he chose this subject. Ranjita Biswas reports
Homosexuality, in all practicality, is still not normal in Sloven...
Slovenian director Darko Stante with his debut feature film, Consequences, created history as it became the first movie from his country to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival in nearly a decade. The film deals with homosexuality among young boys at a youth facility. Mainly shot with an inexperienced cast, Consequences has collected rave reviews, drawing comparison with the cult film Rebel Without a Cause. In a conversation with Stante and Matej Zemljic, the lead actor, Suman Das and Sudipto Maity finds out their experience. Excerpts 
Would love to work with Sarah Greene again: Paddy Breathnach
Irish director Paddy Breathnach's film Rosie, adapted from a story penned by BAFTA winning novelist and screenplay writer Roddy Doyle, shows a gripping tale of a family fighting homelessness in Ireland. Paddy's last film, Viva, was the first Irish film to get shortlisted for best foreign-language film at the Oscars. Rosie, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, stars Sarah Greene and Moe Dunford. In a chat with Suman Das and Sudipto Maity, Paddy and Roddy share different aspects of film-making and writing as they discuss Rosie and the experiences of working with the lead actors. Excerpts:
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ends, announces 2018 A...
Toronto, Sept 17 (IBNS) The Toronto International Film Festival announced its award winners at the closing ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox on Sunday, hosted by Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF. The 43rd Festival wrapped up Sunday evening.
Manto's many grey shades make him interesting: Nandita Das
Actress-director-writer Nandita Das' film Manto, a biographical account of Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto's life in post-Independence India, was premiered at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival. Suman Das and Souvik Ghosh catch up with the filmmaker in Toronto for an exclusive interview
Taapsee Pannu's Hindi film Manmarziyaan premieres at TIFF 2018
Toronto, Sept 13 (IBNS): Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu starrer Hindi film Manmarziyaan has recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2018.
TIFF 2018 presents the world premiere of the film 'Hold the Dark'
Toronto, Sept 13 (IBNS): World premiere of the film "Hold the Dark", directed by Jeremy Saulnier and starring Golden Globe winners Jeffrey Wright and Alexander Skarsgård, and Golden Globe nominee Riley Keough, was held yesterday at  2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), media reports said.
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