Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran Bengali actor Ranjit Mallick, who had worked with late filmmaker Mrinal Sen at a very young age in Interview, had his luck to attract a role of a disillusioned Communist in late Satyajit Ray's 1990 film Shakha Proshakha.
Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran actress-filmmaker Aparna Sen's The Rapist, which explores the reasons behind a man becoming a sexual predator, was screened at the 27th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on its closing day Sunday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Filmmaker Goutam Ghose's son Ishaan Ghose's Bengali film Jhilli has won the best film award in the international competition section in the 27th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) which ended Sunday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Though technology has brought a sea-change in filmmaking over the last few years, especially the pandemic, Indian director Goutam Ghose feels the discipline of filmmaking should never be compromised.
Nandan 3 auditorium was packed on an evening of documentary films chosen for screening at the 27th KIFF. Among the three films, one, Badal Sarkar and Third Theatre, drew a big audience.
Kolkata/IBNS: Psychiatrist-actor Dr. Mohan Agashe has revealed he will be producing late filmmaker Sumitra Bhave's unfinished work which deals with "elderly singles".
It is indeed rare to discover a lengthy documentary on an internationally celebrated media person, specializing in Asian Cinema who has travelled across the world. But the young Supriya Suri has made this possible. She has made a long documentary – Aruna Vasudev – The Mother of Asian Cinema- which forms a part of the 27th Kolkata International Film Festival. Suri talks to IBNS-TWF correspondent Shoma A. Chatterji on the why’s and wherefore’s of the film.
Kolkata/IBNS: The 27th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will be held from Jan 7 in the city amid COVID-19 pandemic with 50 percent occupancy in cinema halls.