Film festival

IFFI: No clarity over screening frustrates 'S Durga' crew

IFFI: No clarity over screening frustrates 'S Durga' crew

 There was nothing in the film which would hurt religious sentiments, says Rajshri Deshpande, the lead actress of the film.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
Disrespect to national anthem in Kerala; 6 arrested after they refused to stand up before screening of Italian movie at film festival

Disrespect to national anthem in Kerala; 6 arrested after they refused to stand up before screening of Italian movie at film festival

Kerala Police on Monday took into custody at least 6 people for disrespecting National Anthem. 

Dec 13, 2016, 09:57 AM IST
It's hard to be objective right now: Kangana Ranaut

It's hard to be objective right now: Kangana Ranaut

Expressing her views on banning Pakistani actors in Bollywood, actress Kangana Ranaut has said that seeing the disturbed situation where Indian soldiers have lost their lives, it is hard to remain unbiased.

Sep 30, 2016, 08:17 AM IST
Film Festivals purest form of education for budding filmmakers: Arjun Kapoor

Film Festivals purest form of education for budding filmmakers: Arjun Kapoor

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor who was present at the inauguration of the 7th Jagran Film Festival on Monday said that film festivals are the purest form of education for the emerging filmmakers.

Sep 27, 2016, 08:26 AM IST
FTII sympathisers to hold alternative film festival in Goa

FTII sympathisers to hold alternative film festival in Goa

Filmmakers Saeed Mirza, R.V. Ramani and three FTII affiliates, who claimed they were victims of police action, were also present on the occasion.

Nov 22, 2015, 19:54 PM IST
Kiran Rao appreciates filmmakers' move of returning awards

Kiran Rao appreciates filmmakers' move of returning awards

Director Kiran Rao respects the decision of filmmakers to return their National Awards in solidarity with FTII students and to raise awareness about "growing intolerance".

Nov 06, 2015, 13:00 PM IST
Commercial cinema is not diminishing: Riteish

Commercial cinema is not diminishing: Riteish

Today when small budget films like "Masaan", "The Lunch Box" are making it big and the relevance of commercial cinema seems decreasing, actor Riteish Deshmukh says audience still enjoys watching commercial films if the film has something to offer. "Time is changing, audience is accepting all kind of films, but the content has to be good," Riteish said.

Nov 06, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

Just a matter of time before Pak artists cross borders: Sabiha

Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar says it is only a matter of time before artists from Pakistan cross borders to work in the Indian film industry. The "Good Morning Karachi" director believes border between the two countries should not come in the way of showcasing talent.

Nov 05, 2015, 14:15 PM IST
Ambarnath Marathi Film Festival to be held from Oct 30-Nov 2

Ambarnath Marathi Film Festival to be held from Oct 30-Nov 2

Organisation 'Ambar Bharari' will hold the 'Ambarnath Marathi Film Festival' here in Ambarnath area from October 30 to November 2, its founder Sunil Chaidhari said.

Oct 15, 2015, 14:13 PM IST
Kerala to host All Lights India International Film Festival

Kerala to host All Lights India International Film Festival

Kerala will play host to the All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF) 2015 and Indywood Film Market (IFM) at Kochi from November 15 to 21.

Oct 13, 2015, 16:09 PM IST
Venice Film Festival premiere of Scorsese's short cancelled

Venice Film Festival premiere of Scorsese's short cancelled

 The Venice Film Festival premiere of filmmaker Martin Scorsese's star-studded new short film "The Audition" has been cancelled.

Aug 30, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

Film festival on cancer survivors

The story of 17-year old Priti who overcame all odds and ploughed ahead with life after losing an eye in her battle with cancer is now included in a film festival on cancer survivors.

Aug 21, 2015, 12:57 PM IST
'Piku', 'Haider' to be screened at film fest in Russia

'Piku', 'Haider' to be screened at film fest in Russia

"Piku", "Haider" and "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" are among the Bollywood entertainers to be screened at the Indian Film Festival , which will take place in Russia from September 3-6 in Moscow.

Aug 13, 2015, 18:54 PM IST
Robert Zemeckis' 'The Walk' to open Tokyo Film Festival

Robert Zemeckis' 'The Walk' to open Tokyo Film Festival

Robert Zemeckis' drama "The Walk," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as wire-walker Philippe Petit, will be the opener of the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival.

Jul 29, 2015, 10:12 AM IST
20th European Union Film Festival to begin in Jodhpur

20th European Union Film Festival to begin in Jodhpur

Films chosen from different countries of West and East Europe will be screened at the upcoming 20th European Union Film Festival, which will kick-start from July 10 here.

Jul 08, 2015, 18:15 PM IST
Assam's Bihu, Bhortal dances to open Italian film fest

Assam's Bihu, Bhortal dances to open Italian film fest

 Bihu and Bhortal -- two traditional dance forms of Assam -- will be performed by school students from the state at the opening of the 45th Giffoni International Film Festival in Italy next week.

Jul 06, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

'Kaun Kitney Paani Mein' to close sixth edition of Jagran Film Festival

The satirical film "Kaun Kitney Paani Mein" will bring the curtains down on the sixth edition of the Jagran Film Festival at the Siri Fort Auditorium on Sunday.

Jul 04, 2015, 17:57 PM IST
Kerala docu fest to open with Oscar-winning 'The Phone Call'

Kerala docu fest to open with Oscar-winning 'The Phone Call'

The eighth edition of International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala, beginning here on June 26, will feature Mat Kirkby's Oscar winning short fiction "The Phone Call" and Javier Espada's "Following Nazarin" on the opening day.

Jun 23, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

Jagran Film Festival back with sixth edition

 Jagran Film Festival, known for bringing unique and interesting bouquet of films, is all set to start its 17-city tour from Delhi from July 1.

Jun 17, 2015, 20:20 PM IST

Vinod Kapri's documentary chosen for Indian Film Festival Stuttgart

"Can't Take This Shit Any More", a documentary by Vinod Kapri, will be screened at the 12th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart.

Jun 09, 2015, 18:41 PM IST