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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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

21 European films to be screened in Kolkata

Film buffs are in for a treat next month courtesy a festival that brings to the city a bouquet of 21 films from as many European countries.

Abu Dhabi Film Festival discontinued after eight editions

 The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has been scrapped after eight editions during which the event gradually earned a significant spot on the international circuit.

Short film fest in tribal languages

Short film fest in tribal languages

Following the success of the recently concluded sixth Santali and Regional Film Festival-cum-Santali Cine Award here, All India Santali Film Association (AISFA) decided to organize the 1st All India Indigenous Short Film festival here in November.

LGBT film fest Kashish to feature 180 films from 44 countries

The sixth edition of the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India's only mainstream Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transsexual (LGBT) film fest, has announced a line-up of around 180 films from 44 countries.