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Siraj Syed is the India Correspondent for and a member of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. He is a Film Festival Correspondent since 1976, Film-critic since 1969 and a Feature-writer since 1970. He is also an acting and dialogue coach. 



RIFF 08, 2022, 07: Third and final list of selected films released

RIFF 08, 2022, 07: Third and final list of selected films released

The Third and the final list of the officially selected films to be shown at the 8th Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF) was released this week. It includes Student Hindi short film Riddle, Directed and Produced by Umang Patel, Rajasthani Short Film Mhari Pyari Baisa, Directed and Produced by Narpat Singh Gaur, Hindi short film Tooti Chappal, Directed and Produced by Kuldeep Vyas, two Hindi Music Video Albums by Kunal Sanjay Mehra, namely Ek Tasveer and Lambi Si Sadak, Hindi short film Delude, Directed and Produced by Nischal Sharma, Short film Kitchen-19, Directed by Eshan Harsh, Telugu music video album Kala Musical, sung by Neha Karode, Hindi short film Bulletproof Anand, Directed and Produced by Alok Sharma, Hindi Short Film Rangrez, Directed by Himanshu Kiran Sharma and Produced by Komal Sharma, Kushal Jadhav Directed Hindi short film Newton's Pendulum, Produced by Harishchandra Jadhav, Documentary film B.B. Lal - Doyen of Indian Archaeology, Directed by Dr. Ramadevi Sekhar and Ebenezer Annadoss, and Produced by Usha Abhayakumar, Hindi short film Trivedi Ji, Directed and Produced by Rajesh Tailang, Hindi short film Anubandh, Directed by Sharafat Ali and Anand Singh Chauhan and Produced by Anuradha Narendra Adwani, Kannada feature film Dollu (The Drum), Directed by Sagar Puranik and Produced by Pavan Wadeyar and Apeksha Purohit, and Rajasthani film Namak, Directed by Tanuj Vyas and Produced by Tanuj Vyas and Sachin Tailang.

Somendra Harsh and Anshu Harsh, Managing Trustees of RIFF Film Club and Founders of the Rajasthan International Film Festival, said that besides the film screenings, each day, a talk show (Open Forum) will be organised.







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About Siraj Syed

Syed Siraj
(Siraj Associates)

Siraj Syed is a film-critic since 1970 and a Former President of the Freelance Film Journalists' Combine of India.

He is the India Correspondent of and a member of FIPRESCI, the international Federation of Film Critics, Munich, Germany

Siraj Syed has contributed over 1,015 articles on cinema, international film festivals, conventions, exhibitions, etc., most recently, at IFFI (Goa), MIFF (Mumbai), MFF/MAMI (Mumbai) and CommunicAsia (Singapore). He often edits film festival daily bulletins.

He is also an actor and a dubbing artiste. Further, he has been teaching media, acting and dubbing at over 30 institutes in India and Singapore, since 1984.

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