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Majid Majidi's Beyond The Clouds poster released

Mumbai, Feb 10 (IBNS): The first poster of renowned Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi's Beyond The Clouds has been released.

Daisy Shah spotted at Kung Fu Yoga premier

Mumbai, Feb 3 (IBNS): Actress Daisy Shah was recently spotted at the premier of Kung Fu Yoga.

Amyra Dastur to be seen in Kung Fu Yoga

Mumbai, Dec 9 (IBNS): Actress Amyra Dastur will soon be seen in an international project Kung Fu Yoga alongside Jackie Chan.

22nd KIFF: Asian Select competing for the NETPAC Award

Kolkata, Nov 18 (IBNS) NETPAC is the acronym for The Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC), a worldwide organization of 29 member countries.

Bengali Panorama a big draw at the 22nd KIFF

Kolkata, Nov 17 (IBNS): Guess which section in the 22nd KIFF is drawing the maximum crowd at the screenings? This might surprise you but it the section on Bengali cinema this year which has had umpteen entries and after final selection, eight have made it to the final list.

KIFF pays photographic tribute to Ray's Nayak

Kolkata, Nov 15 (IBNS): Late maestro Satyajit Ray’s Nayak starring the late matinee idol Uttar Kumar celebrates 50 years this year. To coincide with this historic event, the 22nd Kolkata International Film Festival has curated a photographic exhibition at the Gaganendra Prodorshoanshala at Nandan Complex.

22nd KIFF: Women in Cinema on the Jury

Kolkata, Nov 14 (IBNS): The politics of gender within the map of filmmaking functions at two levels: one, it challenges the dominance of certain forms of signification; two, it moves naturally towards the construction of new, non-dominant forms.

22nd KIFF showcases resurgence in Marathi Cinema

Kolkata, Nov 13 (IBNS) This year the Kolkata International Film Festival (KiFF) marks the regional focus on Marathi Cinema with the screening of five different films by veteran and emerging filmmakers in Marathi cinema that has seen a resurgence in its success both on the commercial front as well as in off-mainstream works.

KIFF inaugural film Benche Thakar Gaan addresses reality of senior citizens

Kolkata, Nov 12 (IBNS): No one was more surprised than directors Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha whose new film Benche Thakar Gaan (Song of Life) was chosen to be the inaugural film at the 22nd Kolkata International Film Festival this year.

22nd Kolkata International Film Festival to open today

Kolkata, Nov11 (IBNS) – The 22nd Kolkata International Film Festival will throw its doors open Friday at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in the presence of Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal.

British Council brings movie marathon of 20 British films for 20 weeks in India

New Delhi, Sept 10 (IBNS): An extraordinary line-up of 20 British films will be showcased as part of the newly launched #20films20weeks programme by The British Council.

Porn actor Rocco Siffredi opens "Universita Del Porno" for aspiring porn stars

Rome, Jun 5 (IBNS) With a desire to share his industry experience with aspirants, Italian porn actor Rocco Siffredi has opened up "Universita Del Porno" or "University of Porn" recently.

UN Radio podcast features Oscar-nominated film to explore refugees and migration

New York, Feb 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS)The issue of refugees and migration has risen to the top of the international community’s agenda with the massive flow of people seeking safety and new lives in Europe of late.

21st KIFF: If music be the food of love, play on…..

Kolkata, Nov 19 (IBNS): The role of music in world cinema has not been explored as much as it ideally ought to have been. This comes across lucidly through some films screened as part of the 21st KIFF both in its negative and its powerful impacts. Let us take the powerful role music can play in a film. It can be the main protagonist of a film. It can be an agency, it can have curative and rehabilitative effects on disturbed and distraught minds. How aesthetically and socially music can be handled by a talented director is expressed in the Brazilian film The Violin Teacher directed by Sergio Machado screened in the Cinema International Section.

1st Chinese version of Big Brother shot in India

Mumbai, Sept 23 (IBNS): Big Brother, the famous international reality television franchise has a huge fan following across the globe. Till date the show has been produced in almost 48 countries. Now, Chinese viewers too, will get to enjoy this show as the first ever Chinese version of Big Brother titled as "Housemates, Let's Stay Together" has been recently shot at a former industrial factory on the outskirts of Mumbai.