asian cinema

Capital to host its first ‘Delhi International Film Festival’


August 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After getting the glimpse of Arab and Asian cinema at the Osian's Cinefan Film Festival, get set for first ever Delhi International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Indian helping hand in Sri Lankan cinema’s revival


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Cinema as a popular cultural mouthpiece is trying to revive itself in Sri Lanka after 30 years of civil war, courtesy a bunch of progressive ... Read more...

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Now a festival on Buddhist philosophy, aesthetics


April 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The capital is set to host its first ever international Buddhist film festival, aimed at promoting Buddhist philosophy and aesthetics.The festival, to be held April ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi film ‘Guerrilla’ bags award


November 17th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla" - set on the backdrop of the liberation war of Bangladesh - won the prestigious Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) ... Read more...

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A debut that highlights Asian cinema


October 19th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) If cinema had its child prodigies, she would be one - after all considering the maturity that direction requires, mid 20s could be seen as the ... Read more...

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Santosh Sivan’s ‘Urumi’ for Busan film fest


September 11th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) Master filmmaker Santosh Sivan's "Urumi" has been selected for screening at the Busan International Film Festival starting Oct 6.Speaking to IANS, Sivan said that he is ... Read more...

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Mithun starrer ‘Nobel Chor’ to be screened at 55th BFI London fest


September 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Producer Ashwani Sharma's Bengali feature film "Nobel Chor", which stars Mithun Chakraborty, will be screened at the 55th British Film Institute (BFI) London Film Festival ... Read more...

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Rahman got one Oscar and then the other one was a bonus: Gulzar


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) "The Rahman-Gulzar jodi can truly be captioned 'Jai ho'", says an overjoyed Gulzar after the "Slumdog Millionaire" song won the coveted Oscar trophy at the ... Read more...

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Playboy covergirl makes Bollywood debut with ‘Aazaan’ (Movie Snippets)


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Playboy covergirl Candice Boucher will make her Bollywood debut as a sand artist in director Prashant Chadha's "Aazaan".Acclaimed sand artist Alexandra Konofalskaya was flown down from Belarus ... Read more...

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Documenting the history of Asian cinema


December 10th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The semantics of Asian cinema has got a new archive - a comprehensive anthology "Asian Film Journey: Selections From Cinemaya" that has compiled 93 best articles published ... Read more...

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‘Lost’ Star Yun-Jin Kim Attends Pusan Film Festival


October 11th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yun-Jin Kim, the US TV superstar, who wowed the audience with her role in ‘Lost’ is having a homecoming this week as she went to attend ... Read more...

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Shyam Benegal To Be Felicitated At The Third Eye Asian Film Festival


October 7th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Third Eye Asian Film Festival is going to felicitate veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal. The festival will be held from October 29 to November 4 in Mumbai. ... Read more...

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Asian alternative cinema battles paucity of funds, platforms


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Alternative and art house cinema in Asia is battling shrinking resources, poor distribution channels and dwindling viewership to survive in the greater cultural ethos and ... Read more...

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‘Imaging Asia’: Celebrating Asian films, culture in Delhi


August 11th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Film lovers in the capital can next week look forward to four days of serious and quality cinema from across Asia thanks to "Imaging Asia", a festival ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan has no plans of retiring as yet


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan has revealed at the recent Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong that he has no plans of retiring as yet.Bachchan, 67, who has ... Read more...

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‘Madholal keep walking’ nominated for 8th Third Eye Asian Film Festival


December 4th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Madholal keep walking'- a Hindi feature film, written and directed by Jai Tank, has been nominated for the 8th Third Eye Asian Film Festival that is to be held in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Yash Chopra honoured at PIFF 2009 as the Asian Filmmaker of the Year


October 13th, 2009 - 3:24 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mr. Yash Chopra was felicitated at the 14th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) on Friday, 9th October 2009 as the Asian Filmmaker of the Year.Pusan International Film Festival director Kim Dong-ho ... Read more...

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Two Malayalam films go to film festival


October 9th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Reliance's Big Pictures has taken two Malayalam movies, Mammootty starrer Kuttysranku and Abohamaan to the 14th Pusan International Film Festival. The films will be featured in the Asian Cinema Section of the ... Read more...

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Slump in Bollywood benefits regional cinema: Malayalam director


July 7th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Artist and acclaimed short filmmaker K.M. Madhusudhanan, who has directed award-winning Malayalam film "Bioscope", says that regional cinema is now getting noticed because Bollywood is going through ... Read more...

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Global sales major Fortissimo snaps up India’s ‘Road, Movie’


May 15th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Saibal Chatterjee Cannes, May 15 (IANS) In what represents a significant first for the Indian movie industry, leading international sales agent Fortissimo Films has picked up the global distribution rights of ... Read more...

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Asian directors take a leading role in Cannes


May 9th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Andrew McCathie Cannes, May 9 (DPA) Asian cinema has proven its growing international appeal with a series of trends that have helped to transform nations such as India, China, and South Korea ... Read more...

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With seven awards, it’s been a ‘fantastic’ start: Priyanka Chopra


April 6th, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) It's not even halfway down the year, but Priyanka Chopra already has reasons enough to say 2009 has been "fantastic" for her. The star has already ... Read more...

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INDIA’S TOP FEMALE FILM STAR, PRIYANKA CHOPRA


March 18th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
TO RECEIVE THE NIELSEN BOX OFFICE AWARD, PRESENTED BY THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, AT3RD ANNUAL ASIAN FILM AWARDSTwenty-five-year-old Indian cinema sensation and former Miss World, Priyanka Chopra will receive the Nielsen Box ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra to be honoured at the Asian Film Awards


March 17th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra will receive the Nielsen Box Office Award for outstanding contribution to Asian cinema. The award will be presented during the 3rd Annual Asian ... Read more...

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BIG Cinemas wins CineAsia award


November 18th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) BIG Cinemas, part of the the Anil Ambani-promoted Adlabs Films Ltd, will be given the 'Exhibitor of the Year' award at this year's CineAsia-2008 convention in Macau, China. ... Read more...

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Juries for 10th Osian’s-Cinefan film fest announced


June 25th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Versatile Indonesian actress Christine Hakim has been named to head the jury for the Asian-Arab section of the 10th Osian's-Cinefan Film Festival to be held in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Taiwanese cinema reaches a turning point


May 26th, 2008 - 9:36 am ICT by admin
By Andrew McCathie Cannes (France), May 26 (DPA) After a string of bleak years, the movie business in Taiwan may be reaching a juncture as a new generation of filmmakers begin to shape ... Read more...

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