panorama section

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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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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‘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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I’ve taken a chance by making woman-oriented movie: Bhardwaj


February 17th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Berlin, Feb 17 (IANS) Director Vishal Bhardwaj admits Indian cinema is male-oriented and that he has taken a risk by making "7 Khoon Maaf", which revolves around a woman. ... Read more...

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Goa not an ideal place to shoot films: Tapan Biswas


November 28th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Goa is not an ideal place to shoot a film because the technology required to make a technically good movie is not available here, acclaimed producer Tapan Biswas ... 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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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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‘Once Upon…’ recommended for Panorama section of IFFI 2010


September 14th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Film and Television Producers Guild of India Ltd. has been entrusted by the Directorate of Film Festivals with the task of recommending 10 films for ... 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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‘Just Another Love Story’ gets full house in Berlin


February 19th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Meenakshi Shedde Berlin, Feb 19 (IANS) "Arekti Premer Golpo" (Just another love story) - a daring, sensitive, layered, gay love story - got full house at the ongoing Berlin International Film Festival. ... 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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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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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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IFFI to showcase retrospective of animation industry


November 16th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The 40th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held in Panaji, Goa from Nov 23, will for the first time showcase ... 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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Prasenjit is a better director than actor: Rituparno Ghosh


August 14th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Maverick Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh says actor Prasenjit Chatterjee, who has acted in his "Dosar" and the latest "Shob Charitro Kalponik", is like an extension of a ... Read more...

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BIG Pictures’ Shob Charitro Kalponik selected for Durban Film Festival ‘09.


July 28th, 2009 - 5:24 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
BIG Pictures' Shob Charitro Kalponik selected for Durban Film Festival '09. BIG Pictures, motion picture brand of Reliance Big Entertainment's Bengali film directed by the maverick Rituparno Ghosh's "Shob Charitro ... Read more...

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Rituparno’s film to be screened at Durban film festival


July 27th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Bengali film-maker Rituparno Ghosh's new celluloid venture, "Shob Charitro Kalponik" (All Characters Imaginary), has been selected for the 30th Durban Film Festival 2009, in South Africa. ... Read more...

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‘Roadside Romeo’ selected for Shanghai, Seoul film fests


May 26th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Yash Raj Films' animation flick "Roadside Romeo" has been selected for the Shanghai and Seoul Film Festivals. While the film will be screened as part of the Panorama ... Read more...

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Shanghai International Film Festival to screen BIG Pictures’ 13B- Fear Has A New Address


May 16th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
BIG Pictures, motion picture brand of Reliance Big Entertainment's, supernatural thriller, 13B- Fear Has A New Address has been official selected at the 12th Shanghai International Film Festival, to be held ... 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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Berlin Film Fest: ‘The Yes Men…’ wins audience award


February 14th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 14 (DPA) American anti-globalisation pranksters The Yes Men won the audience prize for one of the Berlin Film Festival's main sections Saturday as part of the buildup to the presentation ... Read more...

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Controversial Kashmir documentary shown at Berlin festival


February 9th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 9 (DPA) American-Israeli director Udi Aloni's controversial documentary about Jammu and Kashmir has been shown at the Berlin Film Festival. Indian authorities have taken umbrage at "Kashmir: Journey to Freedom" and ... Read more...

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Indian contemporary art market focus of Spanish art fair


February 8th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The economy may be struggling to cope with the slump in the market, but Indian art has managed to hold its own, especially on the global stage ... 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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Goa’s filmmakers unhappy IFFI provides no forum for local cinema


November 17th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) Although the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) brings films from around the world to Goa, local filmmakers of the state feel left out from the extravaganza as ... Read more...

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