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Category: iffi

‘I feel the festival is losing its charm with every passing year’

Award winning Assamese film director M Maniram’s film ‘Xondhikhyon’ (Transition) was the inaugural film of the New Horizons from the…

FTII students to host ‘Retracing Freedom: Goa Chapter’ on Nov 24 and Nov 25

The Film and Television Institute of India has been partially boycotted by the management of the IFFI, with only about…

Shoojit Sarcar on filmmaking and more

“I never thought that stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone would do a movie (Piku) based on constipation,” said…

How a docu-film championed the cause of the differently abled

  ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ The passion to tell a story that could bring in social change brought three…

It’s suhana safar for location India

Following the one-window system introduced by the state government to facilitate film producers shooting movies in Goa, the Union Ministry…

Female protagonists in Bollywood today: How real is the discourse?

Janice Rodrigues| NT BUZZ With movies like Queen, Kahaani, Piku and English Vinglish, mainstream Bollywood seems to be breaking the…

Goonga Pehelwan and Polish film Body open IFFI 2015

On the first day of the screenings, the usual hustle bustle and chaos that is seen was missing. This could…

Indian Panorama opens to promote language and inclusiveness

  “The governments world over are realising the soft power of cinema,” stated MoS for Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Singh…

Shetgaonkar pitches ‘Bhavarth…’ at Film Bazar

‘Bhavarth...the Faith’, the in-the-pipeline Konkani film conceptualised by noted Goan filmmaker, Laxmikant Shetgaonkar was pitched before the choicest experts at…

Heritage of Indian cinema comes alive

Minister of State, Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore inaugurated the National Film Heritage Mission (NFHM) exhibition on, November 21,…