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Sixth annual evolution Mallorca International Film Festival announces juried awards

Palma de Mallorca, Nov 13 (IBNS): Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival on Monday announced special artist awards and the feature film and short film recipients of this year's jury awards.

KIFF brings 12 Indian National Award winning films

Kolkata, Nov 11 (IBNS):  Cinebuffs of Kolkata and West Bengal will have an opportunity to view 12 Indian films that have won the National Awards in 2016 under different categories and in different languages in the 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival, inaugurated on Friday.

Short film Lal Phite’ (Red Ribbon) premieres at 23rd KIFF after success in USA

Kolkata, Nov 11 (IBNS)  After its overseas success in Houston and Los Angeles, self-taught film maker Sabyasachi Dey’s Bengali short film Lal Phite (Red Ribbon) - which bagged the prestigious Gold Remi Winner for the most original dramatic short at the 50th World-Fest Houston International Film Festival this year - will mark its Indian premiere Saturday at the 23rd International Kolkata Film Festival  at Nandan III.

Originality is the focus of 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival

Kolkata, Nov 11 (IBNS) The 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival, which is underway now, has opened several new windows to cinema one does not get to see even at film festivals, not to talk of theatrical screenings. One of these is a selection of some films in rare Indian languages that we know little or nothing about.

Sixth Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival announces line-up screenings and events

Palma de Mallorca, Oct 4 (IBNS): Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival, has announced its line-up of screenings and events for the festival's sixth edition.

TIFF wins top honour at Leading Culture Destinations award

Toronto, Sep 30 (IBNS): The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has been announced as the winner of the Best Soft Power Cultural Organisation award.

After social media troll over leaked image, Pakistani celebs extends support to Mahira Khan

Islamabad, Sept 23 (IBNS): Several Pakistani celebrities came down to support actress Mahira Khan who faced social media trolls following a leaked photograph recently.

I want to tell positive stories: Village Rockstars director Rima Das

Just two movies old, director Rima Das is one for the future, reckon veteran film critics. Her movie Village Rockstars garnered lavish praise at the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and has been hailed as the best Indian film of 2017. IBNS Canada's Suman Das and Sudipto Maity find out what makes the filmmaker from Assam, whose first film was ‘Antardrishti’ (Man with the Binoculars, 2016), tick. Excerpts:

Toronto International Film Festival announces 2017 award winners

Toronto, Sep 17 (IBNS): The Toronto International Film Festival announced its award winners at the closing ceremony on Sunday.

Script helped Mark and Vinnie say yes to Human Traces

Hobbit actor Mark Mitchinson and newbie Vinnie Bennett share a few things in common. For a start, they both starred in the Kiwi psychological thriller Human Traces. However, both the actors hail the script of the film as the deciding factor for them to give the nod. IBNS Canada's Suman Das and Sudipto Maity catch the two together at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), where the duo was busy promoting the movie.

The trick is knowing the script inside out: Nic Gorman

One of the movies wowing the audience at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is Human Traces, a Kiwi psychological thriller by debut director Nic Gorman. IBNS Canada's Suman Das and Sudipto Maity catch up with the author turned filmmaker for an exclusive chat. Human Traces stars Mark Mitchinson, Sophie Henderson alongside Vinnie Bennett, a young, up-and-coming actor who has been named as one of four international actors in the 2017 TIFF Rising Stars programme.

Matt Damon was always the first choice for Suburbicon: George Clooney

George Clooney is not only a champion actor, a Hollywood sex symbol and a movie maker but a noted humanitarian too, advocating rights. IBNS Canada's Suman Das aided by Sudipto Maity catch up with the Hollywood megastar at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), where he is busy promoting his new directional venture Suburbicon.

Neon and 30West land domestic rights to Craig Gillespie's standout dark comedy "I, TONYA"

Toronto, Sep 11 (IBNS): In one of the most high-profile sales of Toronto International Film Festival, NEON and 30WEST announced that they have landed domestic rights to Craig Gillespie’s much talked about dark comedy, I, TONYA, which premiered here on Friday to both critical and audience acclaim.

Priyanka Chopra attends Toronto International Film Festival Soiree

Ontario, Sept 7 (IBNS): Continuing her journey in global film festivals, Indian actress Priyanka Chopra attended the Toronto International Film Festival Soiree on Wednesday.

Human Traces to premiere in 2017 TIFF

Toronto, Sep 6 (IBNS): Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment announced the 2017 TIFF North American Premiere of Human Traces on Sunday.