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Film Festival

Amitabh, Goa CM, Guv, laud IFFI success in Covid

Panaji, Jan 24 (IANS) The triumph of humankind over coronavirus appeared to the underlying theme of the closing ceremony of the 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India, with nearly all speakers at the concluding event lauding...

Danish film ‘Into the Darkness’ wins Golden Peacock award at IFFI

Panaji, Jan 24 (IANS) Danish film "Into the Darkness" won the prestigious Golden Peacock award for the "Best Film" at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Danish World War II drama 'Into the Darkness' bags Golden Peacock Award...

IFFI to have hybrid component for its next edition too

Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS): The 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will continue to have a hybrid component, Subhash Phal Dessai vice chairperson of the Entertainment Society of Goa -- a co-organising agency of the festival...

Javadekar pitches for private participation in 52nd IFFI edition

Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Saturday pitched for private participation in the next edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Javadekar, who along with southern cinema actor Sudeep inaugurated the...

India to host Global Film Summit in 2021: Javadekar

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India will host a Global Media and Film Summit next year and it will also set up a special pavilion at Cannes in 2022 on the occasion of Cannes Film Festival's 75 years celebrations,...

IFFI to take leaf from IPL playbook, focus on broadcasting event: Official

Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS): In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic-related restrictions, the Goa government is looking to take a leaf out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) playbook, to broadcast the 51st edition of the IFFI and cutting down logistics...

Ayushmann extremely happy as ‘Bala’ is part of Indo-German Film Week

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is extremely happy as his film "Bala" is a part of the ongoing Indo-German Film Week. "Absolutely thrilled to announce that 'Bala' will be showcased today at the #IndoGermanFilmWeek," he wrote on his...

Seven Indian films at Busan 2020, ‘Bittersweet’ an official selection

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Ananth Narayan Mahadevan directorial, Bittersweet, has been nominated for the Jiseok Award at the Busan International Film Festival this year. Bittersweet, an official selection, will also have its world premiere at the festival,...

Thanks to Covid, many Indie film fests won”t survive: DIFF organisers

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Every year in winters, the small town of McLeod Ganj, also known as ''Little Lhasa'', engulfed by the Dhauladhar mountain range comes alive with filmmakers and viewers from across the globe coming in to...

Vikrant Massey: Great to see ‘Cargo’ travelling across globe

Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The Hindi sc-fi film "Cargo", starring Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi, was screened at MAMI film festival last year, and will now have its international premiere at SXSW (South by Southwest Film Festival) 2020. " ''cargo''...

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87% new Covid deaths from 10 states, Maha has most casualties

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Amid a rersurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, ten states in the country account for...