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Film Darklight to be screened at 25th Kolkata International Film Festival

Kolkata/IBNS: After receiving a standing ovation at the Montgomery International Film Festival, Darklight is all set to be screened at the 25th edition of the prestigious Kolkata International Film Festival on Nov 10 and 12, 2019.

Bollywood biggies to inaugurate 25th KIFF today

Kolkata/IBNS: Bollywood stars will be in the city on Friday to inaugurate the 25th edition of Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF).

24TH KIFF screens restored classics for cine buffs

Kolkata, Nov 16 (IBNS) The terms “restoration” and “preservation” have very positive associations so far as cinema across the world is concerned.

KIFF: Iconic silent era Australian film The Sentimental Bloke screened at Nandan

Kolkata, Nov 14 (IBNS) The iconic Australian film The Sentimental Bloke drew a slender crowd in Nandan III, one of the venues of the ongoing Kolkata International Film Festival. But few were aware that this film, besides being a very good film made way back in 1918-1919, has a history of its own.

24TH KIFF: Notes to be remembered from the inauguration

Kolkata, Nov 11 (IBNS) Every year at the inauguration of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), this writer feels a bit miffed about Bollywood biggies Mr. Bachchan and Mr. Shahrukh Khan dominating the scenario and the Bengali stars lined up slightly apart or behind.

Australia’s High Commissioner to India inaugurates ‘Exhibition of Iconic Australian Films’ at Kolkata International Film Festival

Kolkata, Nov 11 (IBNS) Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu, on Sunday inaugurated a poster exhibition of iconic Australian films to commemorate more than 100 years of Australian cinema at the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). 

KIFF: A bouquet of films from across the world

Kolkata, Nov 10 (IBNS) The  Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) keeps growing in leaps and bounds from one year to the next. This year, its 24th year, is no exception. 

24th KIFF to kick start today; Mamata Banerjee welcomes dignitaries

Kolkata, Nov 10 (IBNS): The 24th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will be inaugurated at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.

KIFF showcases six films of British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom in year of UK Focus

Kolkata, Nov 13 (IBNS) Michael Winterbottom is one of the most prolific filmmakers in contemporary British cinema. He has the rare distinction of stradling the parallel strands of documentary and feature films with equal command and his experimentations with form and content in both does not cease. He also happens to be among the youngest filmmakers in his country.

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.

Kajol shares image with Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan

Kolkata, Nov 10 (IBNS): Indian actress Kajol on Friday shared an image on social media where she could be seen standing with two iconic actors-Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan.

23rd Kolkata International Film Festival inaugurated

Kolkata, Nov 10 (IBNS): With a spectacular opening ceremony that saw the presence of Bollywood celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, the 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival was inaugurated here on Friday.

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.