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.

Anil Kapoor visits Dubai for film festival
Anil Kapoor visits Dubai for film festival

 Actor-producer Anil Kapoor is looking forward to meeting “budding directors, actors and watch their inspired creations” at the Children's International Film Festival (CIFF) here.

Kerala international documentary film festival in June
Kerala international documentary film festival in June

 The eighth edition of International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) will begin here on June 26.

First South Asian film festival in US draws big crowds

The inaugural Dallas-Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival (DFW SAFF), featuring 14 documentaries and films, exploring unique circumstances and stories based on South Asia, attracted over 1,000 cinephiles.

62 films lined up for 5th SCRIPT film fest
62 films lined up for 5th SCRIPT film fest

Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) The fifth edition of SCRIPT, the international competitive short film festival that screens films with a social relevance, will see the screening of 62 movies.

Banned Iranian director wins top honour at Berlin film fest

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi's latest movie 'Taxi' has won the Golden Bear for best film at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.

Majid Majidi to get Lifetime Achievement Award at JIFF

Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi will be honoured with the first International Lifetime Achievement Award at the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) in February.

Book chronicles Sunburn festival's journey

It is said that the language of music is universal but this was not on the mind of the creators of what is arguably Asia's biggest electronic dance music (EDM) festival - Sunburn. The foundation of this annual music pilgrimage was to foresee what youth would like to hear in the coming years.

Jaipur International Film Festival to begin from February 1

The seventh edition of Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) will begin here from February 1.

Subhash Ghai, Delhi BJP chief inaugurate DIFF 2014

 

New Delhi:Eminent filmmaker Subhash Ghai with Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay inaugurated the third edition of the Delhi International Film Festival at the NDMC Convention Centre here.

19th IFFK gets off to colourful start

 The 19th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala got off to a glittering start here today with the screening of Eran Riklis's Israeli movie 'Dancing Arabs'.

Kerala Film Fest to begin tomorrow

Young Israeli-Arab actor Tawfeek Barhom will attend the opening ceremony of the 19th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) here tomorrow.

Documentary on dad was like digging ghosts from past: Shabnam Sukhdev

Filmmaker Shabnam Sukhdev, whose film on the life of her late father and reputed documentary maker S Sukhdev, won critical acclaim, says working on the project was like confronting ghosts from her past.

Nana Patekar was not intimidating on sets: Sonali Kulkarni
Nana Patekar was not intimidating on sets: Sonali Kulkarni

 Sonali Kulkarni says she was not intimidated by the presence of Nana Patekar on the sets of 'Dr Prakash Baba Amte: The Real Hero' as the noted actor pushed her to give her best in the Marathi film.

Indian actors should work in Pakistan: Sabiha Sumar

 While Pakistani actors like Ali Zafar, Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas have become popular faces in Bollywood, Pakistani director Sabiha Sumar feels that Indian actors too should work in the film industry across the border.

'Happy New Year' heads to Marrakech film fest
'Happy New Year' heads to Marrakech film fest

Making its mark at the box-office worldwide and its screenplay making its way to the Oscar Library, “Happy New Year” has now been invited at the 14th edition of Marrakech International Film Festival.

Shaji Karun designs 'Dances of Peacock' short film for IFFI

National award winning director Shaji Karun has designed a signature film for the International Film Festival of India to begin here tomorrow.

Rajinikanth towers over Goa ahead of IFFI
Rajinikanth towers over Goa ahead of IFFI

Giant cut outs of megastar Rajinikanth in his superhero costume line the road alongside picturesque Mandovi river as Goa prepares to host annual International Film Festival of India on November 20.