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The Return of the Osian's Cinefan Festival of Indian, Asian & Arab Cinema

Resurrection of an Important Festival, after 3 years   Lekha Shankar, in N.Delhi The Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival of Indian, Asian and Arab Cinema, one of the pioneering festivals for Asian cinema, founded by the dynamic Aruna Vasudev, made  a come-back after three years, to New Delhi, India, pleasing the many film buffs  in the country. After all, this is the Indian capital city’s only film festival, at a time when nearly every city in the country, ...

Post Production fundraising for BREAKING FREE

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  Shooting for documentary feature BREAKING FREE is almost complete after fabulous schedules in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi and Lucknow over the past two months.  Post production is now in progress and we NOW NEED Y OUR SUPPORT MORE THAN EVER to complete the project. Please contribute to our project through below links. EVERY CONTRIBUTION IS VALUABLE and greatly helpful.  International Supporters:http://www.indiegogo.com/breakingfreeindia Indian Supporters:...

Centenary Indian Film Festival,in Bangkok

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  INDIAN  CENTENARY  FILM FESTIVAL IN BANGKOK   ( 19-21 OCTOBER) Bangkok’s  first-ever Indian Film festival  opened  yesterday, at the SF Cinema, Central  World,to celebrate the Centenary of Indian Cinema. Similar Indian film festivals are going to held in other parts of the world,to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the world’s biggest movie  industry. The Indian Centenary Film Festival in Bangkok,will all be 'free' screenings. ...

Centenary Indian Film Festival,in Bangkok

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  INDIAN  CENTENARY  FILM FESTIVAL IN BANGKOK   ( 19-21 OCTOBER) Bangkok’s  first-ever Indian Film festival  opened  yesterday, at the SF Cinema, Central  World,to celebrate the Centenary of Indian Cinema. Similar Indian film festivals are going to held in other parts of the world,to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the world’s biggest movie  industry. The Indian Centenary Film Festival in Bangkok,will all be 'free' screenings. ...

Non-Bollywood Indian Film, "PRASAD" Preemed at Market in Berlin

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by Alex Deleon-Sinha Although little known ourtside of the Indian Sub-Continent itself there are several so-called "regional" film industries in India  each of which produces as many or more feature films a year in the regional languages as are produced in the Hindi mainstream industry of Bombay (Whence the brand name known to the world as "Bolly-wood"). Of course, Bombay has now been officially rechristened Mumbai, but this doesn't change anything cinematically ...

The global Bitfilm audience Awards

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The results are out! The global Bitfilm audience has chosen the winners of the Bitfilm Festival 2011 through an online vote.In the category 3D SPACE (computer generated 3D animations), the award goes to Kasi Medidi from Hyderabad (India) for the short film “Feel the Punch”.In the category FX MIX (digitally composed hybrid films) the award goes to Alexander Gellner from Berlin (Germany) for the short film “One Minute Puberty”.In the category MACHINIMA (films shot live in computer games or...

Mumbai IFA is looking for a Marketing Manager

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Job Profile for Marketing Manager – Mumbai IFA is looking for a Marketing Manager in Mumbai who will serve as IFA’s representative in Mumbai. The incumbent will be supported by IFA’s Marketing and Business Development team in Bangalore and report to the Director, Marketing and Business Development. About IFA IFA makes grants nationwide under various programmes: arts research and documentation, arts education, extending arts practice, new performance, curatorship and special grant...

Highlights from 4th BIFFES in Bangalore, India

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The 4th BIFFES (Bengaluru International Film Festival) - 2011 will be held from 15th to 22nd December, 2011, its organizers have announced. Bengaluru is the new - and phonetically correct name as per the native Kannada language - for Bangalore city, the IT capital of India. This edition of the festival will be bigger in scope and ambition thanks to the Government of Karnataka state in southern India, whose capital Bengalu...

CFSI's ‘Monsoon Dhamaal’

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Children’s Film Society India's weeklong Mumbai ‘Monsoon Dhamaal’ concluded at  Films Division  15th July 2011 in the course of which ten award winning CFSI films were screened to cheering school children. Entry to the screenings was  free! This specially curated package has already travelled to Kochi, Pune, Jaipur where it received an overwhelming response. Monsoon Dhamaal will travel to Srinagar, Kolkata, Indore, Ahmedabad, Chennai, New Delhi and Bangalore in the coming month...

The Bitfilm Festival for digital film wqill award bitcoins

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The Bitfilm Festival for digital film will be the first film festival worldwide which pays the prize money in Bitcoins, the new digital currency. Bitcoin is money that is generated by a sophisticated mathematical process on the Internet without the need of a central bank. It is designed to be as rare as gold and will therefore not be subject to inflation. Its value has risen from a few cents to over 20 US Dollars in the last months. More than 2000 products and services can be bought with Bitcoin...

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Director: Aden Shillito.
A school boy struggles to expose the suspicious behavior of the one-eyed caretaker at his primary school, only to find that life is vastly more complex than he could ever have imagined. When Nick Atley sees his school caretaker at the school after hours his suspicion is aroused - what is the man up to? In his efforts to discover the truth the boy goes have the quiet boy of his class to being the subject of concern given his odd behaviour. Faced being disbelieved at every turn, the boy steals a key and by night accesses the school cellar where the caretaker works, finding both an alien presence and the involvement of other school staff. While the invaders plans are thwarted, their exposure is concealed and Nick is left to wonder if he might not have imagined everything he has seen after all.

A Peep into the world of ILM at FMX 2011

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FMX 201116th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Interactive MediaMay 3-6, 2011. Stuttgart, Germany. Award winning Visual Effects studio Industry Light & Magic, founded by George Lucas in 1975, will feature in a very special screening at this year's FMX. Director Leslie Iwerks and ILM veteran's Tim Alexander, Ben Snow and Hal Hickel will present the documentary, "Industrial Light & Magic: Creating The Impossible". For the past 35 years ILM has been responsible for some of the most memora...

VIVA ESPANA!

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Currently running in Indian cinemas, Alejandro Gonsalez Inarritu's Biutiful presents a gritty, grimy Barcelona  which is a far cry from the exquisitely beautiful city showcased by Woody Allen in "Vicky Cristiba Barcelona". But Barcelona is only one of several Spanish cities that Indian tourists can set their sights on thanks to Espana's sunny weather, natural beauty  and splendid culture (13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 42 World Heritage cities !) Indian travellers w...

Documentary Festival in Bangalore

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National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru in collaboration with India Foundation for the Arts presents IFA FILM FESTIVAL January 2- February 20, 2011   Venue: National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru, Manikyavelu Mansion, 49, Palace Road, Bangalore      January 2, 2011, Sunday, 3 pm BISHAR BLUES, 1 Hour 16 minutes By Amitabh Chakraborty   It is a 90-minute film based on the fakirs of Bengal, exploring their m...

2nd edition of the Arts Education Conference in Bengaluru

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India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the Arts Education Conference to happen in December this year. IFA will be hosting this event in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore (GI/MMB). The two day conference will take place at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Manikyavelu Mansion, 49 Palace Road, Bengaluru 560 052 on the 10th and 11th of December.The collaboration of the two institutes stemmed from shared values like the impor...

New Performance Festival, secon dedition in Kolkata

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India Foundation for the Arts and Seagull Foundation for the ArtsPresent New Performance Festival 17 to 21 November, 2010 Kolkata Unusual themes, unconventional performances, innovative ideas, scripts spanning different genres and languages in the performing arts – IFA's New Performance festival has it all! In an effort to bring these unconventional performances to a wider audience and create a dialogue around new modes of performance/theatre, IFA initiated the New Performance festival, first...

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Director: Preetam Koilpillai.
A group of young Tibetans living in Bangalore, India, talk about their lives and dreams and what it means to be living in exile.

Conditions Apply

Director: Lijin Jose.
During the world economic recession crisis,a young woman in Bangalore, the IT capital of India, who lost her job is forced to take an extreme measure in order to comply with her mounting financial liabilities.The film retrospects two days in her life during those hard times and is possibly one of the world's shortest love stories...

JAGJEET

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Director: Kavanjit Singh.

On 31 October 1984, Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her Sikh bodyguards.

 

On 01 November 1984, riots erupted in Delhi. The mob swarmed into Sikh neighborhoods, killing any Sikh men, women & children they could find. The riots went on for next three days.

 

According to official figures, around 3000 Sikhs were killed and many more were rendered homeless.

 

JAGJEET is a film set in 1984 and looks at the guilt of a one man who left his childhood friend to die during the riots. The film captures three days of their lives. The first day is set in past where two best friends are in best of times. The second day is when riots took place in Delhi. The third and present day is set a week after riots.

The 3rd Bangalore Queer Film Festival 2011

Call for Submissions
for the 2nd Bangalore Queer Film Festival
Last day for entries: 30 January 2010

Introduction

Bangalore has hosted film festivals on themes related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT or Queer) communities since 2003. Although they were small events, since their transformation into The Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF) in April 2009, held at the Alliance Francaise, the festivals made Bangalore a destination for international Queer films.

Organisers

BQFF 2010 is organised by Good As You (GAY), SWABHAVA Trust and We’re Here and Queer (WHAQ!). GAY (www.goodasyou.in) is a support group (est. 1994) for LGBT people in Bangalore and is one of the oldest support groups in India. SWABHAVA Trust (est. 1999) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation working with LGBT issues, including providing access to support services in Bangalore. Both GAY and Swabhava have co-hosted previous queer film festivals in Bangalore. This year, another group called We’re Here and Queer (WHAQ!), a queer women’s support group (estd. 2009) is also a co-organiser. GAY and WHAQ! regularly organise film screenings at their weekly meetings. All the groups are non-funded and operate entirely on donations.

BQFF 2009

The 1st edition of the Bangalore Queer Film Festival was held in Bangalore on 10 and 11 April, 2009. The event had a tightly packed schedule screening more than 20 feature, short and documentary films alongside panel discussions on being out at the workplace and short performance pieces using drama, dance, Sufi music and poetry.

BQFF 2010

The 2nd edition of the Bangalore Queer Film Festival will be held in Bangalore in February 2010. Screening feature, documentary and experimental films, BQFF 2010 caters to a large Bangalore public interested in international films. Panel discussions on key issues concerning the LGBT community in Bangalore/India will also be organised as part of the schedule.

Venue: The Alliance Francaise, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore – 560 001
Dates: 26, 27 and 28 February 2010

Web: http://blrqueerfilmfest.com
Email: blrqueerfilmfest@gmail.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/bqff
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#/group.php?gid=238745619741&ref=mf

H1N1

H1N1 IS A SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILM SHOT IN DIGITAL VIDEO FORMAT IT IS THE STORY WHERE THE STUDENT IN A CLASSROOM THROWS A RUBBER LIZARD TO SCARE AGIRL STUDEN,GIRL SCREAMS THINKING ITS REAL,TEACHER ASKS THE GIRL WHY SHE SHOUTED,GIRL SAYS SHE IS AFRAID OF LIZARDS,THEN THE TEACHER TAKES THE TOPIC AS I AM AFRAID OF? FIRST THE TEACHER WRITES ON THE BLACKBOARD THAT SHE IS AFRAID OF COCROAH,ALL THE STUDENTS START SCREAMING,ONE GIRL WRITES THAT SHE IS AFRAID OE HER FATHER,OTHER STUDENT MADHU WRITES THAT HE IS AFRAID OF LION ,OTHER STUDENT WRITES THAT HE IS AFRAID OF HIS TEACHER,OTHER WILL WRITE THAT HE IS AFRAID OF FACING EXAMS,FINALLY AGIRL STUDENT AKANKSHA WRITES THAT SHE IS AFRAID OF H1N1,THE CLASSROOM BECOMES SILENT BY SEEING H1N1 ON THE BLACKBOARD.NEXTDAY TEACHER,STUDENTS SEEN WEARING H1N1 MASK.

Suchitra International Film Festival

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We will have 6 sections 1.World Classics of yesteryears-6 2.Contemporary World Cinema-30 3.A Retrospective of a Technicican-5 4.Homage to Indian Film Personalities-3 5.Contemporary Indian Cinema-6 6.Short Films and Documentaries-15

Mc 2004 (voicing Silence)

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The purpose of this FEST is to gather views, apply thought, provide a meaningful platform, showcase the unheard/ unseen alongside voicing the silence loud and clear. add new dimensions to this powerful medium by uttering the truth fearlessly .

NEWSLETTER N° 379: September 3, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Hollywood Awards will honor Danny Elfman KinÈo Cinema Italiano in Venice Awards "I Vicerè" Departure, a Japanese film, wins Top Prize In Montreal P.T. Anderson will receive the Fipresci Grand Prix The European Film Academy opens the vote for the People's Choice Awar...

NEWSLETTER N° 376: August 7, 2008

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Filmfestivals.com and Film Festival Locarno in partnership with CFC Media Lab, Telefilm Canada are proud to present Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Film Festival Locarno (August 9 from 11.00 to 12.30 at the Forum) Do not miss The Premiere Panel on digital distribution in association with XDC and Cineuropa.org featuring Elisabetta Brunella (Me...

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