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River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival

The River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival opens 11th edition

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  The River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival hosts a focus on Nobel Prize-winning poet Rabindranath Tagore, with screenings and talks, plus films in competition and special sections.   The River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, directed by Selvaggia Velo, had its first edition in Florence in 2001 as the world's first festival entirely devoted to films from and about India: a mirror on the culture of an ever-growing, ever-changing subcontinent. ...

The River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival preview

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  The River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival hosts a focus on Nobel Prize-winning poet Rabindranath Tagore, with screenings and talks, plus films in competition and special sections.   The River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, directed by Selvaggia Velo, had its first edition in Florence in 2001 as the world's first festival entirely devoted to films from and about India: a mirror on the culture of an ever-growing, ever-changing subcontinent. Now in...

Closing of the 10th edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival

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The 10th edition of the River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, under the patronage of Embassy of India, has had its last day on the 9th of December, with great attendance and feedback of the audience and the press, confirming furtherly the importance of the 50 Giorni di Cinema Internazionale  a Firenze and the historical beauty of Odeon Cinema Hall.   There has been a large appreciation among the audience and the Industry people  for the films in competition, th...

River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival celebrates its 10th

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River to River. Florence Indian Film FestivalFlorence, Italy, 3-9 December 2010Odeon cinema - Piazza Strozzi 1 Spazio Uno cinema - Via del Sole 10River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival celebrates its 10th edition with a tribute and a photographic exhibition on multi-award winner and celebrated director Satyajit Ray, in addition to the films in competition and special screenings.The 10th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, founded and directed by Selvaggia Velo, will take place ...

River to River. 10th Florence Indian Film Festival

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River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival celebrates its 10th edition with a tribute and a photographic exhibition on multi-award winner and celebrated director Satyajit Ray, in addition to the films in competition and special screenings.The 10th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, founded and directed by Selvaggia Velo, will take place in Florence, Italy, from 3rd to 9th December, 2010.Under the Patronage of the Embassy of India in Rome, the Festival will take place in the cinema...

The ninth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival came to an end

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River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival: 4-10 December 2009 - Cinema Odeon - Piazza Strozzi, 1 -  Florence The ninth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival ended on Thursday, December 10th, and was a hit with the public and the press, with 3100 people coming to confirm the excellent idea of the 50 days of International Cinema in Florence and the beautiful historical Odeon cinema. The selection of films in competition, the special sections and the r...

River to River in full gear in Florence

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The ninth edition of the "RIVER TO RIVER" Florence Indian Film Festival opened in this elegant north Italian city on December 4 at its new location, the landmark ODEON cinema, just around the corner from the world famous Uffizi Art Galleries. The spotlight this year is on the recently "rediscovered" genius of Indian film, Guru Dutt, with three of his key features being screened and a documentary on his life and career entitled "In Search of Guru Dutt". The festival kicked off in style with a p...

A timely Guru Dutt revival in Florence River to River

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Let me introduce myself as a founder-cheerleader for Selvaggia Velo’s commendable Indian film festival held in Florence, which so imaginatively links the rivers Arno with the Ganges.I feel privileged to be a part of this link by giving my personal view on the Tribute it is paying to the late Guru Dutt, the remarkably gifted director who died so young at the height of his creativity, and even more tragically, was not recognized for his immense worth during his short, productive lifetime. It see...

9th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival : ready to embark...

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From the Arno to the Ganges: in December, Florence will be hosting the 9th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, coming up this year with a retrospective on the wistful genius of Guru Dutt. From 4 to 10 December, 2009, Florence will be hosting the 9th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, established and directed by Selvaggia Velo. The Festival, under the Patronage of the Indian Embassy to Rome, will be held at Odeon, the beautiful 1920s theatre right in the cen...

9th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival coming up to Florence this december

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From the Arno to the Ganges: in December, Florence will be hosting the 9th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, coming up this year with a retrospective on the wistful genius of Guru Dutt.   THE FESTIVAL BLOG on fest21.com http://www.fest21.com/en/user/river_to_river Despite substantial budget cuts, this year's Festival will come up with a wide range of films, new partnerships and interesting side events.  From 4 to 10 December, 2009, Florence will be hosting t...

Florence Indian Film Festival coming this december

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From the Arno to the Ganges: in December, Florence will be hosting the 9th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, coming up this year with a retrospective on the wistful genius of Guru Dutt.Despite substantial budget cuts, this year’s Festival will come up with a wide range of films, new partnerships and interesting side events. From 4 to 10 December, 2009, Florence will be hosting the ninth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, established and directed by Selvaggia Velo.The F...

River To River. Florence Indian Film Festival

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River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival Awards

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River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival5-11 December 2008Cinema Odeon - Piazza Strozzi, 1 - Florence, ItalyThe 8th edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival is finished on Thursday December 11th, with a big success among the audience and the press, for a total of 2000 people, reconfirming the good idea of the 50 giorni di cinema internazionali in Florence and the beautiful venue of Odean movie theatre.The films in competition, the special sections and the retrospective devo...

The 2008 Florence - River to River highlights

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Raj Kapoor, a Bollywood-style Charlie Chaplin from the FiftiesThe 2008 River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival will hold a retrospective on the great director Raj Kapoor, on the occasion of his 20th death anniversary, and screen a rich selection of the latest Indian films, as well as new special sectionsThe eighth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, completely devoted to Indian cinema and directed by Selvaggia Velo, will take place in Florence, Italy, from 5 to 11 December 2008....

River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival Delicatessen

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Raj Kapoor, a Bollywood-style Charlie Chaplin from the FiftiesThe 2008 River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival will hold a retrospective on the great director Raj Kapoor, on the occasion of his 20th death anniversary, and screen a rich selection of the latest Indian films.The eighth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, completely devoted to Indian cinema and directed by Selvaggia Velo, will take place in Florence, Italy, from 5 to 11 December 2008.Supported by Mediateca Regionale...

The seventh edition of River to River wrapped in Florence

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The seventh edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival has had its last day on Thursday December 13th, with a great success among the press and the audience, confirming also the good idea of the 50 days of international cinema in Florence, at the historical and central cinema Gambrinus. The selection of the films in competition and the retrospective devoted to Bimal Roy have had a big success and have been very well received, and the guests from India and delegates of culture in It...

River- to-river showcases indian films in Italy

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Selvaggia Velo, founder and guiding light of the River-to-River Review of Indian cinema in Italy, is a woman with a mission. Her mission is simply to bring the best of the copiously rich but sadly underseen cinema of the Indian sub-continent to European eyes. The setting of the festival is Florence (Firenze) Italy, and the name of the fest refers to the River Arno which flows through Florence, and simultaneously to the sacred River Ganges which is the main waterway of india. Given that India pr...

River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival

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The seventh edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, totally devoted to Indian films and under the direction of Selvaggia Velo, will take place in Florence, Italy, from 7th to 13th December 2007.On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of India’s independence, the Festival this year changes its venue and, in collaboration with the Cultural Department of the City of Florence and the Mediateca Regionale-Toscana Film Commission, will take place at cinema Gambrinus, in the framewo...

River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival humanitarian gesture

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On November 15th the Cyclone Sidr has devastated some parts of Bangladesh. Moreover, this year the Festival devotes a retrospective to Bimal Roy, who was born in Dhaka.River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival has decided to assign a part of the ticket income to the victims of the Cyclone Sidr. ...

Line up for the seventh edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival

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 The seventh edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, totally devoted to Indian films and under the direction of Selvaggia Velo, will take place in Florence, Italy, from 7th to 13th December 2007. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of India's independence, the Festival this year changes its venue and, in collaboration with the Cultural Department of the City of Florence  and the Mediateca Regionale-Toscana Film Commission, will take place at cinema Gambrinus, in the frame...

River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival

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Today, Thursday 14th December, is the last day of the sixth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival (8-14 December 2006), Firenze directed by Selvaggia Velo.The last evening will see the special screening of Notturno Indiano by Alain Corneau, from Antonio Tabucchi’s short story, in which a nameless traveller arrives in Mumbai in search of a friend, then heads on down.The winners of the FIFF Digichannel Audience Award have also been announced and will be screened on the last day of the fe...

6th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival

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The sixth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, under the direction of Selvaggia Velo, will take place in Florence, Italy, from December 8th to 14th 2006.Screenings will be at cinema Spazio Uno in Via del Sole n.10.The Festival is sponsored by the Cinema Department of the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture of Rome, the Regional Council of Tuscany, Provincia di Firenze, Quartiere 1, Banca Toscana, Apt, Hotel Roma, Instyle, India Tourism Office of Milan, Kuoni Tour Operator, Coop F...

The sixth River to River Fest in Florence: highlights

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The sixth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, directed by Selvaggia Velo, will take place in Florence from December 8th to 14th 2006. The Festival is sponsored by the Cinema Department of the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture of Rome, the Council for Culture of the Municipal Government of Florence, the Regional Council of Tuscany, Banca Toscana, Apt, Hotel Roma, Instyle, India Tourism Office of Milan, Kuonigastaldi Tour Operator, The Florentine as the media partner, in collab...

River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival wraps

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River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival9-15 December 2005Today, December 15th, closes in Florence the 5th edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival run by Selvaggia Velo, with the screening of Notes for a Film on India (1967-68) by Pier Paolo Pasolini, thirty years after his death, where the director shoots with a hand-held camera the city of Mumbai in its terribly poor suburbs; and Calcutta (1969) by Louis Malle, a cinematographic portrait of the Indian city where the devot...

River to River: Florence Indian Film Festival

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The fifth edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival will take place from 9th to 15th December 2005 at the cinema Spazio Uno in Florence, Italy, under the direction of Selvaggia Velo.The Festival was made possible thanks to the support of: the Cinema Management of the Ministry for Arts and Culture of Rome, the Region Tuscany, the Council Department for Culture of the Town of Florence, the Savings Bank Office of Florence, the APT, and the patronage of the Embassy of India in Rome.Th...
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