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Disorganised film industry helps piracy

Piracy in the film industry is on rise in India, mainly because the industry is totally disorganised, besides lack of a strong legislation, feels Motion Pictures Association of America.The MPA officials were yesterday surprised at ... READ

IFFI to mirror Goa, not Cannes

``Don’t compare us with the Cannes. We are replicating the success of Cannes, Goa needs not be the replica of Cannes,’’ was how Goa’s chief minister Manohar Parrikar reacted addressing a press conference on the ... READ

Film galaxy praises Goa

The official announcement at the 35th International Film Festival was to bring a strong legislation to control film piracy. But what attracted more the galaxy of film industry gathered here is the enchanting ambience of ... READ

Goa Govt - IFFI fight over A R Rehman

The prelude to International film festival of India (IFFI) is marked with bitterness reported between Goa’s chief minister Manohar Parrikar and Director of Film festivals (DFF) Neelam Kapur.The bone of contention is A R Rehman’s ... READ

CII to hold Film Bazar at Kala Academy

The area dotting Kala Academy will play host to different activity. Serious business of selling of films will take place here with buyers from Europe and other countries expecting to bargain for films.The International Film ... READ

Goa Govt to assist Shwas for Oscars

Following Maharashtra, Goa government has now come to assist Shwas, to promote the national award-winning Marathi movie for the Oscars.On the eve of the 35th International Film Festival in India, which would begin from 29 ... READ

IFFI may have 'open' opening

Besides finalising the list of dignitaries to be present for the function, the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) organisers have another task at their hand. Finalising the inaugural venue.IFFI organisers still are confused over ... READ

Enjoy Goan folk, dance, music... at IFFI

Goa's culture and heritage will get an international exposure during the international film festival of India (IFFI). Entertainment society of Goa who organises this festival in association with directorate of film festivals (DFF) has tailor-made ... READ

Watch films on the beaches

Film screening on the beaches and film festival on the banks of Mandovi river would be the special attraction of the weeklong 35th international film festival of India, to be held in Goa this monthThe ... READ

Film Fete to open with A R Rehman show

The 35th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Goa – first event of its kind for the State - will open on 29th November 2004 with a gala show of music and dance, two ... READ