Mumbai/IBNS: Season one of Invincible, the new, hour-long, adult animation series from The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman, will premiere on Mar 26 on Over-the-top (OTT) platform Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
Goa/IBNS: Filmmaker Alex Piperno's debut feature film Window Boy Would Also Like to Have a Submarine was premiered at the 51st International Film Festival of India on Jan 17.
Mumbai: The shooting for the movie based on the life of founding father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, titled 'Bangabandhu', was held in Mumbai on Thursday.
Goa/IBNS: The well-known Bengali actor Dhritiman Chatterjee inaugurated a retrospective of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray at the 51st edition of IFFI in Goa on the second day of the film festival.
Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha, who is credited for films with a social message like Article 15, Thappad, delivered the Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture at the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), where Mulk was screened as a tribute to late actor Rishi Kapoor. As the festival, which began on Jan 8, ended on Friday, India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh looks back at his words during his festival visit
Goa/IBNS: Tushar Hiranandani, the director of Saandh Ki Aankh, said this biopic is not only about women-empowerment, but it narrates an inspiring tale of what one can achieve even at the age of sixty years when most people give up trying.
Panaji/UNI: The 51st edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) conferred Biswajit Chatterjee, veteran actor, producer, director and singer of Hindi and Bengali cinema, with the Indian Personality of the Year Award.
Kolkata/IBNS: The USP of any International Film Festival is that this is the only space where you get to watch films from beyond Hollywood and UK. You have no chance to watch films from other countries and especially the ones that capture the top awards in every section. Let us take a closer look.
Why is it always that at international film festivals, nations we know little about pull out the most outstanding films as if out of a magic hat? 26th KIFF is no exception. National Award winning film writer Shoma A Chatterji picks out around four films screened in the International cinema section some in competition and some not because they have already been screened at other film festivals.
Kolkata/IBNS: 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.
Kolkata/IBNS: 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.
New Delhi: International Film Festival of India announced this edition’s country in Focus on Sunday.
Kolkata/IBNS: The online seat booking system in the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) has been called off by the organisers after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made an impromptu announcement of allowing all people with special cards to enter into the theatres.
This year, the Asian Competition (Netpac Jury) features six films of which three are from India. Among them is the Bengali film with the intriguing title – Priyo Chinar Pata Iti Segun which translates into English as Fire of Teak, Flame of Chinar which symbolises the tragic closure to a very unusual love story where two “outsiders” meet in Kolkata, fall in love but the boy cannot come back to marry the girl.
Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a low-key 26th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) was inaugurated virtually at the state headquarters Nabanna on Friday.