Tuesday 23 July 2019

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Summer 1993: Heartening tale of AIDS stigma

Summer of 1993 tells the coming of age story of Frida (Laia Artigas) a six year old girl who moves from the city of Barcelona to the countryside of Catalan to live with her uncle ... READ

You can make a film without making it to film school: Estelle

Estelle Artus, a French born film director and screenwriter living in New York, was at 47th IFFI for her debut feature 'According to her'. READ

Goa plans 50th IFFI at permanent Centre at Dona Paula in 2019

The Government of India would celebrate golden jubilee of IFFI in its own full-fledged premises in 2019, in Goa. READ

Why film stars shy away from IFFI, but not Film Bazaar?

Once one of the most anticipated and celebrated events in the cultural calendar, the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) this year was a low key affair. READ

Goa's Sushant Tari bags Best Designer Award at 46th IFFI

Sushant Tari, a Goan art director who designed decoration of IFFI 2014, was presented an award as the Best Designer of IFFI, at a concluding ceremony of 46th IFFI this year. READ

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ wins Golden Peacock at 46th IFFI

Internationally co-produced adventure drama film ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ (Al Abrazo de la Serpiente) bagged the Golden Peacock for the Best Film at the 46th IFFI with a prize money of Rs 40 lakh. READ

87 filmmakers write to Jaitley, condemn stifling film students

Almost 87 filmmakers of India have written a joint letter to Information and Broadcasting ministers and senior officials, condemning the harsh measures taken to stifle student participation in IFFI. READ

Lokshahir Sambhaji Bhagat to perform in support of FTII students

After successfully holding a parallel film festival outside IFFI venue as a part of their creative protest, the Students Association of FTII is now holding another creative programme tomorrow – “Celebrating Dissent”. READ

Govt tarnishing India’s image; not we: FTII students

Protesting students of Film and Television Institute of India have countered the allegation,stating that the government is actually tarnishing the image of India which the students are trying to reclaim. READ

IFFI makes no sense if film students are barred: Saeed Mirza

Saeed Mirza, renowned filmmaker of India and former chairman of FTII, has strongly objected to an undemocratic act of barring the students of FTII from attending the 46th International Film Festival of India, held in ... READ