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Oh My Ghost, Review: The suicidal man and the four selfish ghosts who want him to live

Oh My Ghost, Review: The suicidal man and the four selfish ghosts who want him to live Different in many ways from the usual horror ghost dramas, both international and Indian, and even dissimilar to Casper, the Friendly Ghost, Oh My Ghost is a Marathi language film that is interesting in parts, but does not have enough to leave a lasting impression. It uses not one but four ghosts, two each from either gender and with vast differences in ages. At its heart is the tragi-comedy of a luckless, ...

IFFI 50, III: 50th festival since 1952

IFFI 50, III: 50th festival since 1952 Started way back in 1952, the first ever IFFI was organised by the Films Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, with the patronage of the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. This was also the first International Film Festival held anywhere in Asia. It inspired many budding talents to become film-makers, especially the film Bicycle Thieves, which remains a classic 70 years later. Seen in the picture, r...

10th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

SUBMISSION LINK: https://filmfreeway.com/KASHISH2019

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival invites you to submit your LGBTQ themed films to the 10th Anniversary of the festival which will be held from June 12 – 16, 2019 in Mumbai. The festival is organized by KASHISH Arts Foundation, a not-for-profit trust working towards mainstreaming queer issues through cinema and arts.

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival and has been voted as one of world’s top 5 coolest LGBTQ film festival. The festival is also one of the biggest pride events in India.

The festival accepts submissions of Features, Documentaries, Short films, Experimental films and music videos – all should be related to LGBTQ lives and stories.

The theme for KASHISH 2019 is ‘Over The Rainbow’.

Submissions are now open on FilmFreeWay, the world’s #1 submission platform. Earlybird discount of 20% available till November 30th. Final deadline for submissions is January 31, 2019.

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KASHISH 2019 : CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

SUBMISSION LINK: https://filmfreeway.com/KASHISH2019 KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival invites you to submit your LGBTQ themed films to the 10th Anniversary of the festival which will be held from June 12 – 16, 2019 in Mumbai. The festival is organized by KASHISH Arts Foundation, a not-for-profit trust working towards mainstreaming queer issues through cinema and arts. KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival...

16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival: IX

16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival: IX Biler Diary, Cyanide and Jana Aranya. A Bengali film about a boarding school based on Hindu religious values, an Iranian political thriller about the period immediately preceding the Islamic revolution and a raved work of the master, Satyajit Ray—these were the last feature films I saw at the 16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival, Mumbai. The festival was organised in December 2017 by the Asian Film Foundation and P.L. Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Acad...

16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival: VIII

16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival: VIII Besides Marathi, Bengali language films saw fair representation at TEAFF. There were two Assamese films as well. Internationally, of course, we had a strong Iranian contingent. The festival was organised in December 2017 by the Asian Film Foundation and P.L. Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, and co-organised by Prabhat Chitra Mandal and Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal. An annual event, it is supported by Department of Culture, Government...

16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival: VII

16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival: VII TEAFF was organised by the Asian Film Foundation and P.L. Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, and co-organised by Prabhat Chitra Mandal and Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal. An annual event, it is supported by Department of Culture, Government of Maharashtra. Screenings were held at Ravindra Natya Mandir Mini Auditorium, Mumbai, which has been the venue for the last few years. In my last instalment, I covered two Marathi films. Today, we wi...

16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival: VI

16th Third Eye Asian Film Festival: VI Three Marathi films are the focus of today’s post: Nati Khel, Nadi Vahate and Copy. They were shown as part of a package at that consisted of as many as eight films, the maximum in any language from any Indian language. TEAFF is organised by the Asian Film Foundation and P.L. Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, and co-organised by Prabhat Chitra Mandal and Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal. It is supported by Department of Culture, Gover...

Siraj Syed covers CommunicAsia 2017, Singapore: Pre-event, 01: Smart City

Siraj Syed covers CommunicAsia 2017, Singapore: Pre-event, 01: Smart City By 2030, 70% of the world’s population will be concentrated in cities. Today, we are seeing large scale rural to urban migration with an estimated of 370,000 people, forecasted to migrate daily, between 2015 and 2020. The massive growth of urban populations has brought about a series of managerial challenges, in both the public and private sectors, from resource limitations, to the constant need to adapt to consum...

CommunicAsia 2016 exhibitor Lightware appoints Abhishek Bajpai RM Mumbai

CommunicAsia 2016 exhibitor Lightware appoints Abhishek Bajpai RM Mumbai Lightware recently announced the appointment of Abhishek Bajpai as Regional Manager, to oversee strategy and field sales operations in Western India Region. Abhishek will play a key role in maximising growth opportunities in West and oversee Lightware’s investments in Mumbai, deepen Lightware’s engagements on the Region, and scale Lightware’s work across different markets. "Mumbai is a strategic mar...

KASHISH 2016 - Call for Film Submissions

To submit a film to KASHISH 2016, please fill out the online form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KASHISH2016FilmSubmission  -------------------------------------------------  7th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will be held from May 25 - 29, 2016 at two venues - Liberty Cinema (May 25-29th) and Alliance Francaise de Bombay (May 26-28th). KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is the first and only LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) fil...

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Review: Ode to Mari-age and Ageless Love

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Review: Ode to Mari-age and Ageless Love Title reminds you of the first film in the franchise, released three years ago? Of course it does. It also reminds you of My Big, Fat, Greek Wedding, Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines and Oh Dad! Poor Dad! Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin So Sad! There’s something about long titles! No surprise though that most of them are comedies. This one has lots of comedy, while garn...

"The Martini Effect" to play India!

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"The Martini Effect" will screen in the Jagran Film Festival in New Delhi in July and in Mumbai in September, 2014. The festival is organized by Jagran Prakashan Limited, a media company. This is the South Asian premiere for "The Martini Effect". The film was helmed by Dawn Westlake and shot on the Canon C300 by Brandon Bondehagen. The film stars Emanuele Secci, Dawn Westlake, David Razowsky and Susan Messing. For more info and to see a trailer, please visit: http://dawnwest...

Call for Entries to AIM Mumbai International Short Films' Carnival 2014

AIM MISFC 2014 Submission Date Extended to 30th Apr 2014 Hello, Greetings from AIM MISFC 2014, Mumbai, India. AIM, Avenues International Media, is organizing  AIM Mumbai International Short Film Carnival in May 2014... Till date Films recd from : Taiwan, Russia, Bulgaria, Italy, Russia,  Germany , France, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, India, United Kingdom, Spain, United States, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Phillipines so go ahead & send your films... Duration : &n...

Two Days to KASHISH 2012 International Poster Competition deadline

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We know how we all are about deadlines! We never get to do what we want to do till the deadline is almost upon us or the deadline has passed! So this is to remind you all that the deadline to send in your design for the KASHISH 2012 International Poster Competition is May 18th midnight (Pacific time) And we have none other than Wendell Rodricks, one of India’s top fashion designers, to pick the winner of the contest. “I am delighted to be a judge on a contest that involves ever...

KASHISH 2012: Call for film submissions

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  We are back with a bang! India’s Biggest Queer Film Festival returns for its third edition in 2012. Submissions are now open for all categories, including for the competition section. Filmmakers from India and across the world can submit features, documentaries and short films that highlight/focus on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer themes and expressions. KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is the first and only gay & lesbian film festival i...

KASHISH SHORTS 2011 - Indian Queer Films for your festival

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The second edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival was a brilliant success. It was held from may 25-29, 2011 at two venues simultaneously - the multiplex Cinemax Versova and Alliance Francaise.  The festival screened 124 films from 23 countries in 51 program slots. It had 67.5% turnout with about 6225 audience occupancy. There were 15 houseful shows. KASHISH 2011 was Bigger, Bolder & Queerer. A bevy of Bollywood celebrities – Juhi Chawla, Rahul Bos...

BOLLYWOOD DISCOVERS MAGIC IN MELBOURNE

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<p>Bollywood, one of the largest centres of film production in the world, has recently taken on the flavours of  Melbourne which has Australia’s highest concentration of convention facilities located in the city centre, including the MCEC, the world’s first and only ‘Six Star Green Star’ rated convention centre. It  is also home to five of the six most significant annual sport events held in Australia – the Boxing Day Cricket Test, the Australian Football League Grand Final, ...

KASHISH 2011 - Dates and Highlights announced

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                  KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2011, the second edition of India’s only mainstream LGBT film fest, promises to be BIGGER, BOLDER & QUEERER. The second edition will be held from May 25-29, 2011 at two venues in Mumbai, one of which will be a multiplex theater. This year, the festival will showcase more than 130 films from over 25 countries.The highlights this...

Invitation to FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival

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 We would like to invite you to attend a very thought-provoking and humanitarian film festival that urge us to reflect, react, revolutionalize and act as a ‘flashpoint’ to usher in change:FLASHPOINT Human Rights Film Festival  http://flashpointfilmfestival.blogspot.com |  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flashpoint-FilmFestival/164642156902506 This film festival will screen eight extraordinary films from around the world that deal with human rights issues like Human Trafficking & ...

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MIFF turns into an annual event!

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It is good news for all documentary film lovers! The Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF), which brings together documentary, short films and animation films from all over the world, would now be an annual event instead of biennial as was the case till now. This was announced by Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Smt. Ambika Soni at the inaugural function of MIFF 2010.   Smt. Soni also announced that the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune...

Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentaries and Short and Animation Films highlights

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Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentaries and Short and Animation Films will open on 3rd Feb. - 2010 The 11th edition of M.I.F.F. (Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films) organized by the Films Division, will open from 3rd to 9th February, 2010 at the prestigious National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point, Mumbai.  According to Shri Kuldeep Sinha, M.I.F.F. has gained recognition on par with renowned International...

Full program announced for 11th Mumbai Film Festival

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  Mumbai Film Festival programme is divided into five sections: International Competition for the First Feature Films of Directors, World Cinema, Indian Showcase, Mumbai Dimensions and Retrospectives. The 11th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), running from October the 29th until November the 5th will screen 200 films from 56 countries. 11th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL is organized by the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI). The Mumbai Academy of Moving Imag...

sixteen:nine international film festival

sixteen:nine international film festival is a student's film festival organized yearly by the students of Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Management, Mumbai, India.

If you have made a film which you think should be showcased on a wider audience and International platform, then sixteen:nine international film festival is the place to be.

So come! Showcase your talent! Send in your entries to www.16isto9.com, or contact me at my email id aditya@16isto9.com.

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