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Indian Panorama section at IFFI to screen 47 films


August 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 21 (IANS) As many as 47 films will be screened in the Indian Panorama section at the 43rd International Film festival of India (IFFI), which will be held ... Read more...

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Tale of mother-son relationship adjudged best Manipuri film


March 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 8 (IANS) A strong message about the mother-son relationship against the backdrop of insurgency and drug-ravaged Manipur has been adjudged the best feature film in Manipuri, as well ... Read more...

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Regional cinema should get prime slots at IFFI: Kannada filmmaker


November 30th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Renowned Kannada filmmaker P. Sheshadri Wednesday lambasted the organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for giving step- motherly treatment to regional filmmakers ... Read more...

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Ecelectic mix and new cinema tech on show at IFFI


November 30th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Every year IFFI strives to be different and succeeds. This year too, from movie buffs to filmmakers to students, everyone is lapping up the variety ... Read more...

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Forcing farmers off their lands unfortunate: Preeti Jhangiani


November 28th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Governments and corporate houses have no business coercing and buying off lands from rural farmers, an increasing trend in India, says actor-producer Preeti Janghiani.Preeti was speaking ... Read more...

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IIFI 2011: Malayalam films dominate Indian panorama


October 18th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After regional films grabbed the most National Awards this year, the Indian Panorama section of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be ... Read more...

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‘Send best feature film at national awards to Oscars’


September 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The jury for the feature film category at the 58th National Film Awards has recommended that movie that wins the top award should be ... Read more...

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‘Panchamrutha’ - an experiment gone awry (Kannada Movie Review)


August 14th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Panchamrutha"; Cast: Sreenagara Kitty, Raghu Mukherjee, Devaraj, Pooja Gandhi, Neetu, Neenasam Achyutha, Dileep Raj, Supreetha and Tara; Director: T.N. Nagesh; Producer: Jnaanesh; Music Composer: Ashley-Abhilash; Camera: A.C. Mahendar; Rating: *"Panchamrutha" ... Read more...

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‘Puttakkana Highway’ - honest and objective (Kannada Film Review)


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Puttakkan Highway"; Producer: Prakash Raj and Shylaja Nag; Screenplay-Direction: B. Suresha; Story: Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar; Music: Hamsalekha; Camera: H.M. Ramachandra; Cast: Shruthi, Prakash Raj, Veena Sundar, Achyuth Kumar, Mandya Ramesh, Neenasam ... Read more...

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Shimla to host film fest from March 18


March 12th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 12 (IANS) Award-winning documentaries and short and animation films from India and abroad will be screened at the Shimla International Film Festival (SIFF) March 18-20, an official said ... Read more...

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Jaipur film fest to focus on French cinema


December 28th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The upcoming third edition of the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF), to be held Jan 27-30, will focus on French cinema and screen 140 films from across ... Read more...

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Goa film fest to launch Oscar journey of ‘Peepli Live’


November 21st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) The 41st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) starting in Goa Monday will serve as a launch pad for the Oscar journey of "Peepli ... Read more...

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18 films to vie for Rs.9 million prize money at IFFI 2010


November 20th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Eighteen films from across the world will vie for Rs.9 million ($200,000) in prize money at the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to kick off ... Read more...

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IFFI 2010 begins from Nov. 22 at Panaji


November 19th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the ten-day long 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) slated to begin on November 22 in Goa's Panaji city.This ... Read more...

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More trouble for Sivans


September 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Southern filmmaker Sivan has been chosen as jury member to select the films for the Indian Panorama section in which two films of his two sons are competing ... Read more...

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IFFI 2010: ‘Once Upon…’ recommended for panorama section


September 14th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ajay Devgn-Emraan Hashmi starrer underworld saga "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai" has been recommended by the Film and Television Producers Guild of India for the ... Read more...

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D. Ramanaidu to get Dada Saheb Phalke Award


September 9th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Telugu film actor-producer D. Ramanaidu, credited with making films in several languages, has been chosen for the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2009 for his outstanding contribution ... Read more...

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Shimla to host film fest


May 24th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Shimla, fondly known as the queen of hills, will host a three-day film festival from Friday, an official statement said here Monday. During the festival, 14 award-winning films ... Read more...

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Avantika Hari on award winning spree with directorial debut


February 7th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Avantika Hari is on an award winning spree with her directorial debut "Land Gold Women". She bagged a National Award this year and will be flying ... Read more...

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National Award big recognition for debut film: Abhay Simha


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Abhay Simha, the director of Kannada film "Gubbachchigalu" that won the National Award for best children's film Saturday, says it is a big recognition for his debut ... Read more...

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National Film Awards and IFFI expert committees constituted


December 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has constituted two expert committees for upgradation of the National Film Awards (NFA) and the International Film Festival of India ... Read more...

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I didn’t plan my comeback -Rati Agnihotri


December 7th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
RATI AGNIHOTRI tells JYOTHI VENKATESH that it is a big handicap for actors to preconceive their emotions...When I met Rati Agnihotri after the screening of her Bengali film "Aainata' which figured ... Read more...

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No smoking at IFFI venue, film stars told


November 30th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) has taken objection to film stars smoking at the ongoing 40th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) venue here. "Rajat Kapoor, ... Read more...

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There is nothing honorable about honor killing


November 30th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
AVANTIKA HARI, whose maiden directorial venture Land Gold Women won a nomination recently at the Singapore Film Festival tells JYOTHI VENKATESH that religion is used as a scapegoat to kill, whether ... Read more...

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Regional Films Showcased at the 40th IFFI, Goa


November 27th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Maestro M S Sathyu, Shaji Karun, Rituparno Ghosh visit Goa to promote their films with key cast. Indian regional cinema is big! And perhaps, nowhere is it as evident as at ... Read more...

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Corporate houses more transparent over film funding: M.S. Sathyu


November 27th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Noted filmmaker M.S. Sathyu says he prefers corporates over National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) for film funding because he feels private players are transparent in their business ... Read more...

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Chinese film ‘Wheat’ to open Goa IFFI


November 21st, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) The 40th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be inaugurated by veteran actress Waheeda Rehman at a glittering ceremony here Monday. Chinese film ... Read more...

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Mammootty to be chief guest at IFFI closing ceremony


November 19th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty is to be the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the 40th International Film Festival of India in Goa. The 11-day festival is the biggest ... Read more...

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Kutty Sranku part of film festival


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kutty Sranku has been selected for the Goa International Film Festival. It will be screened in the festival's Indian Panorama section. It won over movies like Oru Pennum Randaanum. Santhosh Sivan's Keshu ... Read more...

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Director Priyadarshan wins ‘Best Director’ Award for ‘Kanchivaram’


July 17th, 2009 - 5:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Department of Information and Publicity and Navadharshan Film Society, Pondicherry usually hosts Film Festival of Indian Panorama. The best films selected by the Directorate of Film Festival, New Delhi will be ... Read more...

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Downturn takes sheen off Indian art at Spanish fair


February 18th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid (Spain), Feb 18 (IANS) Special invitee India's show at global art fair ARCO-Madrid 2009 was robbed of some of its lustre due to a wary market and a panorama section that ... Read more...

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Himachal wants to host national film fest at Gaiety Theatre


February 2nd, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 2 (IANS) As the restoration of the historical Gaiety Theatre here is nearing completion, Himachal Pradesh has approached the central government for holding the National Film Festival at the theatre, ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma to inaugurate festival of Indian Panorama-2008 Films


December 11th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Information andBroadcasting Anand Sharma will inaugurate the Festival of Indian Panorama-2008 Films here today. In a special exposition of the entire ... Read more...

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After Ram Gopal Varma, Atul Pandey to make film on media


November 21st, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Just when seasoned filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is all set to “expose the media” through a film comes news that director Atul Pandey is planning to explore ... Read more...

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Rekha, Kamal Haasan to be chief guests at IFFI 2008


November 17th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Veteran actors Rekha and Kamal Haasan will grace the opening and closing ceremonies respectively of the forthcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI), starting Nov 22 in ... Read more...

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