Indian Panorama films for IFFI-2007 announced

November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 am ICT by admin  
Lenin Rajendran’s Ratri Mazha (Night Rain- Malayalam) and Samir Chanda’s Ek Nadir Galpo (Bengali) will represent the country at the Asian African and Latin American Competition of the 38th International Film Festival of India in Goa next month.

The two juries for feature and non feature films headed by renowned film makers K S Sethumadhavan and Arun Khopkar respectively submitted their reports to Information and Broadcasting Secretary Asha Swarup.

Ore Kadal (Malayalam), directed by Shyamaprasad will open the Indian Panorama feature film section, while Bagher Bacha (Bengali) directed by Bishnu Dev Halder will open the non-feature section of the prestigious Indian Panorama.

The selections were made out of 119 feature and 149 non-feature films.

The members of the feature film jury are Manju Borah, a film maker from Guwahati, Leslie Carvalho, a film maker from Bangalore, Abhijeet Dasgupta, a film maker from Kolkata, Dr. Mrunalinni Patil Dayal, a film maker from Mumbai and Shubhra Gupta, Film Critic from Delhi.

The non-feature film jury comprised of Pankaj Butalia, a film maker from Delhi, Kavita Chaudhary, a film maker from Mumbai and Gautam Saikia, film maker from Guwahati. (ANI with inputs)

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