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Venice film fest: Hoffman, Yaron win best actor, actress


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Venice, Sep 9 (IANS) Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Coppa Volpi award for best actor for his role in the film "The Master" while Israeli actress Hadas Yaron won the ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar on jury of Cairo film fest


September 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian director Madhur Bhandarkar has been invited at the 35th Cairo International Film Festival, starting Nov 27, to judge a segment.Bhandarkar has been chosen ... Read more...

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Hong Kong director declared best at Changchun film fest


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Hong Kong director-producer Johnnie To Kei-fung was honoured with the best director award for his 2011 film "Death of a Hostage" at the 11th Changchun Film ... Read more...

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Now a crowd-funded spoof film fest!


August 21st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The capital's movie and comedy buffs are in for a treat with SpoofhMania, an international short film festival of spoofs.The event will be organised here ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ promises high octane thrills (IANS Preview)


August 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Crime thriller "Gangs of Wasseypur" (GOW), based on real life story, wowed the audiences despite a high dose of gore and violence. Now part part ... Read more...

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Spike Lee to be honoured at Venice film fest


August 4th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Spike Lee will be honoured at the 2012 Venice Film Festival for his contribution to cinema.The "Do The Right Thing" director will be conferred ... Read more...

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‘Chakravyuh’ invited for world premiere at London Film Fest


July 27th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Prakash Jha's next film "Chakravyuh" has been invited to the prestigious London Film Festival for a world premiere in October. The director is elated."It's a ... Read more...

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‘Urumi’ wins best film at Madrid film fest


June 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Malayalam film "Urmi" won the best film award at the Imagineindia International Film Festival held in Madrid, while Santhosh Sivan won the best director trophy ... Read more...

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First South Asian film fest concludes in Washington (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The first edition of annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) came to an end with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in ... Read more...

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Tannishtha, Nawazuddin win big award at NY film fest


May 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui seems to be on a roll - he won the best actor award at the recently concluded 12th annual New York Indian Film Festival ... Read more...

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Double win for ‘Gattu’ at NY film fest


May 29th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 29 (IANS) "Gattu", a film about a street kid's ambition to be a kite flying champ, made a mark at the New York Indian Film Festival by ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts third queer film fest


May 24th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) With no major homophobia expressed by the police or state secretariat officials and no tantrums from ultra-right wing gay-bashing groups on the horizon, India's only queer ... Read more...

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‘Khushiyaan’ selected for Punjabi film fest in Toronto


May 17th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 17 (IANS) US-based Indian filmmaker Tirlok Malik is delighted after his Punjabi film "Khushiyaan" was selected for a screening at the first Punjabi International Film Festival (PIFF), starting ... Read more...

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Two-day film fest on girl child opens in Kolkata


May 15th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Emphasising the need for awareness about the rights of a girl child, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) chairperson Shantha Sinha Tuesday said it ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ in competition at Sydney film fest


May 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap's two-part movie "Gangs Of Wasseypur" will compete with international films at the Sydney Film Festival June 6-17.The thriller, featuring actors like Jaideep Ahlawat, ... Read more...

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Church activists protest Moscow gay film fest


April 28th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Activists from two fundamentalist Russian Orthodox organisations Friday protested before the opening ceremony of an international gay and lesbian film festival in Moscow.Members of the ... Read more...

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‘Gattu’ gets two awards at Los Angeles film fest


April 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Children's Film Society of India's (CFSI) movie "Gattu" received two awards at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. Directed by Rajan Khosa, the children's film ... Read more...

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‘Shor’, ‘Sujata’ to be screened at LA film fest


April 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Short films "Shor" and "Sujata", directed Neeraj Ghaywan and Shlok Sharma respectively will be screened at the 10th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles to ... Read more...

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Yesterday once more with Indian film fest in Russia


April 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) It'll be yesterday once more when 15 Bollywood movies including "3 Idiots", "Ishqiya" and "Fashion" are screened in Moscow and St. Petersburg at a film ... Read more...

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Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival returns in July


March 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The aficionados of international cinema are set for a treat this July as the popular Osian's Cinefan Film Festival is set to return to the ... Read more...

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Film fest on Bangladesh’s liberation war


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Six films centred around different aspects and effects of Bangladesh's 1971 "war of liberation" will be screened here as part of a special film festival ... Read more...

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Rodricks to judge best poster contest for queer film fest (With Image)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Kashish 2012, the third edition of queer film festival, has sent out an open call to artists from across the world to design its official ... Read more...

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Music, adventure and more at Gulmarg Winter Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The scenic locales of Gulmarg are set to resonate with the sound of music, excitement of adventure sports, movies and parties, thanks to the upcoming ... Read more...

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Brazilian film fest in Islamabad


February 26th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Brazilian film festival enthralled movie-buffs here.The film festival began Saturday and will continue till March 4, reported Dawn Sunday.It is the first organised by the ... Read more...

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Garcia Bernal takes spotlight at Colombia film fest


February 26th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cartagena (Colombia), Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor, director and producer Gael Garcia Bernal was a star attraction here among cinema lovers at the Cartagena Film Festival.The actor who played Che ... Read more...

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Capital to host 2nd edition of human rights film fest


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The capital is set to host the second edition of Flashpoint Human Rights Film Festival, which will bring 16 films from various parts of the ... Read more...

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Berlin gets ‘Don 2′ trail, thanks to ’sexy ambassador’


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 2 (IANS) You can relive the thrills of "Don 2" by retracing the trail left by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan during the shooting of the sleek ... Read more...

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Big B to be honoured at Pune film fest


January 10th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured at the 10th Pune International Film Festival to be held here Jan 12-19."The Pune Film Festival wishes to ... Read more...

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Dubai to host 5th Gulf film fest


January 5th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 4 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the 5th edition of the Gulf Film Festival April 10-16.Films from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Yemen and Iraq will ... Read more...

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4th Bengaluru film fest will pay tribute to Dev Anand


December 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFF), starting Dec 15, will pay tribute to actor, producer and director Dev Anand, who passed ... Read more...

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Kerala film fest caught in legal tangle ahead of Dec 9 start


December 4th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 4 (IANS) The 16th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) was caught in a legal tangle in the Kerala High Court which dismissed the plea ... Read more...

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India’s largest kids film fest closes with a bang


November 20th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) The nation's biggest and one of the largest in the world, The Golden Elephant 17th International Children's Film Festival, came to a close Sunday amidst much ... Read more...

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Conman held at children’s film fest


November 20th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) In the commotion of hundreds of delegates and over 150,000 children at The Golden Elephant 17th International Children's Film Festival here, there was one man who ... Read more...

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Jamia to host 3rd Arab film fest


November 19th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Jamia Milia Islamia, one of India's oldest universities, is set to host the third edition of the Arab Film Festival from Monday.The India Arab Cultural ... Read more...

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Mamata-SRK’s charm offensive at Kolkata film fest


November 10th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan Thursday provided some pleasant moments for shutterbugs and the audience at the inauguration ceremony ... Read more...

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