April 12, 2021 12:02 (IST)
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Young IIT research scholars' mobile short film on sex worker wins Jaipur fest award

Kharagpur, West Bengal: A  group of research scholars from IIT Kharagpur in West Bengal is now basking in the glory of a feat which is not about their core academic pursuance in the country's premier technical institute. They in fact have just won an award for their mobile short film on the life of a sex worker.

Awakening of the Goddess: A short, seamless message against gender violence

Animation has taken a whole new dimension since first catering to children as ‘cartoons’. Now it’s even embracing social messages.  Awakening of the Goddess by Debjani Mukherjee is one such, finds Shoma A Chatterji

Literia Insight announces its next short film Parchhai

Since ages movies have been one of the most important forms of art. Every human being irrespective of their societal strata feels connected and relatable with movies.

Turkish short film Tor wins award for the best actress at the 9th Delhi Shorts film fest

New Delhi: At the recently concluded award ceremony of Delhi Shorts International Film Festival, the jury recognized & awarded Turkish actress Rüçhan Çalışkur with Best actress award for her performance in Turkish short film ‘Tor’.

Upcoming short film Chuti – The Freedom focuses on how the pandemic crisis has affected children

Kolkata/IBNS: An upcoming film has decided to look deep into the issue how the pandemic containment norms have traumatised children.

Lockdown time short film 'Upside Down' by Kolkata group ushers hope amid Covid crisis

Kolkata/IBNS: An English short film titled Upside Down, with a run time of nearly three minutes, has sent out a positive, strong social and philosophical message about life at a time people are locked down in their houses amid the Covid-19 crisis.

Faagun: A musical short film in the backdrop of Indian festival of colours

Kolkata, Jun 28 (IBNS): Trailer of musical short film Faagun, directed by Partha Ganguly, was recently launched at the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kolkata, in the presence of dancers Alokananda Roy and Sudarshan Chakravarty, actors Debolina Dutta and Moubani Sorcar, and director Anindya Sarkar.

Richa Chadha to star in short film The Life in Telling

Mumbai, May 30 (IBNS): Bollywood actress Richa Chadha will be starring in short film The Life in Telling, which is an adaptation of a play with the same title.

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.

'Jigariyaa' actor Harsh Vardhan Deo to play the gangster in a short film

Mumbai, Apr 6 (IBNS): Actor Harsh Vardhan Deo, who played the role of boy-next-door in his Bollywood debut with 'Jigariyaa', has literally gone through a 360-degree transformation.