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LIFF: Where are the Ladakhi filmmakers?

Filmmakers from as far as Venezuela, Italy, Cuba and South Korea presented their work at the third Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF). But surprisingly local participation at the three-day gala, which aims to encourage movie-making culture here, has been close to zilch.

Asian premiere of `Bollywood - The Greatest Love Story...` held in Leh

The setting was perfect - an amphitheatre in a school with mountains on all four sides, a pitch dark sky with countless stars twinkling away and the screening of a film - the Asian premiere of `Bollywood - The Greatest Love Story Ever Told`, a colourful `thali` full of everything Hindi cinema stands for, couldn`t have been in a more apt ambience.

The monk who learnt Ladakhi through films

He`s a monk from Ladakh, who was sent to Darjeeling when he was all of two and later to Bhutan for his further studies. Thuksey Rinpoche didn`t know Ladakhi and his native culture, but he credits local films for teaching him the language and traditions.

Govind Nihalani to head LIFF 2014 jury

Filmmaker Govind Nihalani will head the jury of the forthcoming three-day Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) 2014 to be held from June 27 in Leh in the Jammu and Kashmir region.

Ladakh film fest to focus on women, Aparna Sen to head jury

The second edition of the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) is to be held July 5-7.

Ladakh film festival to showcase `women in cinema`

National award winning actress and director Aparna Sen will head the jury of the second Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF), to be held from July 5 to 7.