Bhutan's Oscar nominee ‘Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom‘ continues to win hearts
Bhutan's foreign film nomination ‘Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom‘ is winning hearts as the movie has already clinched several prestigious awards so far.
Zindagi Original Show: Poster of Fawad Khan-Sanam Saeed’s ‘Barzakh‘ out
New Delhi: Prior to its world premiere at the Series Mania Festival, the creators of Zindagi original show ‘Barzakh’, starring actors Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed unveiled the show poster in the French city of Lille.
Every film has a climate responsibility irrespective of subject, say American docu makers
American documentary filmmakers Holly Morris and Deia were in Kolkata recently for a workshop and the screening of their films, Exposure and The Story of Plastic respectively. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh interacts with both...
Mostofa Sarwar Farooki-directed movie 'Shonibar Bikel', which is loosely based on 2016 Dhaka attack, will release in USA, Canada next month
Dhaka: Acclaimed Bangladeshi director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's much-talked-about film “Shonibar Bikel” or "Saturday Afternoon" will be released in Canada and the US on Mar 10.
Italian cinema icon Gina Lollobrigida dies
Italian silver screen icon Gina Lollobrigida has died, leaving a memorable legacy behind which marked the golden era in European cinema.
28th KIFF: Spanish film Upon Entry, Bangladesh's Kura Pokkhir Shunye Ura bag top awards
Kolkata/IBNS: Spanish film directed by filmmaker duo Alejandro Rojas and Juan Sebastian Vasquez, Upon Entry, and Muhammad Quayum directorial Bangladeshi film Kura Pokkhir Shunye Ura (The Golden Wings of Watercocks) have jointly won the Best Film award for International competition on Innovation in Moving Images at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on Thursday.
Last Film Show, RRR track Naatu Naatu make it to Oscars 2023 shortlist
In one step close to the Oscars glory, Gujarati film Chhello Show or Last Film Show and SS Rajamouli directorial RRR's popular track Naatu Naatu have been shortlisted in two separate categories for the coming year's Academy Awards.
Neeti Shastra screening at 28th KIFF: 'Singing will remain my first love,' says singer-turned actor Iman Chakraborty
National award winning singer Iman Chakraborty ventured into acting with filmmaker Arunava Khasnobis' Neeti Shastra, which is an anthology film where each story deals with the inner conflict of humans concerning justice, ethics and morality, especially with regard to death. As the film was screened at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh catches up with the singer-turned actor at West Bengal film centre Nandan...
Actor Amrita Chattopadhyay talks about Chabiwala in 28th KIFF
Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali actor Amrita Chattopadhyay starrer, Raja Ghosh directed Bengali film Chabiwala was screened at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) last week.
Shohorer Ushnotomo Dine reflects how Kolkata is ingrained in our lives: Vikram Chatterjee at 28th KIFF
Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali actors Vikram Chatterjee and Solanki Roy have featured in the Aritra Sen directorial Bengali film Shohorer Ushnotomo Dine, which was screened at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) in West Bengal film centre Nandan on Monday.
OTT is helping me immensely: Filmmaker Rima Das
Filmmaker Rima Das, whose Village Rockstars was India's official entry to the 91st Academy Awards, was in Kolkata for the premiere of her 2022 film Tora's Husband at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). IBNS-TWF correspondent Souvik Ghosh gets candid with the Assamese filmmaker who started her career as an actor but ended up telling indigenous stories from across the country...
Paoli Dam talks about 'women's financial independence' at Chhaad screening in 28th KIFF
Kolkata/IBNS: Indian actor Paoli Dam was present at West Bengal film centre Nandan for the screening of her Bengali feature film Chhaad at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on Monday.
'I take time to liberate myself from my characters': 'Hawa' star Chanchal Chowdhury at 28th KIFF
Kolkata/IBNS: "I take time to liberate myself from my characters," says Bangladesh’s hugely popular actor Chanchal Chowdhury whose Bengali film Hawa was screened at a packed hall in the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) at Nandan in Kolkata on Friday.
'Hawa' will remain as an acting school for me: Bangladeshi actor Nazifa Tushi
Bangladeshi filmmaker Mejbaur Rahman Sumon’s critically acclaimed film “Hawa” is the country's submission to the Oscars amid reports that it is going to be released commercially in India. Bangladeshi actor Nazifa Tushi played the lead character Gulti in the film also starring the hugely popular Chanchal Chowdhury. The film about an all-men fishing trawler with a mysterious catch was screened with massive turnout in cinema halls in Kolkata in late October. Ahead of the film's screening in the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival, India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh catches up with Tushi
28th KIFF inauguration: Amitabh Bachchan speaks on 'civil liberties', 'freedom of expression'; SRK on 'social media'
Kolkata/IBNS: The 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) was on Thursday inaugurated at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on a large scale after the gala flagship event of the West Bengal government witnessed a low-key occasion for two years owing to Covid-19 pandemic.