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Reality through Majidi’s ‘Beyond the Clouds’

NT BUZZ The cast and crew of the opening film ‘Beyond the Clouds’ that included noted Iranian film director Majid Majidi, executive producer Reza Tashakkori, actors Ishaan Khatter and Malavika Mohanan along with producers Shareen Mantri and Kishor Arora of Namah Pictures and business head of Zee Studios, Sujay Kutty. For Majidi it is a great feeling that his film, …

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Shraddha inaugurates Bioscope Village at IFFI 2017

NT BUZZ “As an actress, I’m living my dream and every single day is a blessing,” stated film star Shraddha Kapoor, expressing her joy of being an actress. Shraddha Kapoor, her aunt, actress Padmini Kolhapure and director Subhash Ghai inaugurated the ‘Bioscope Village’ at the 48th IFFI at the Bhagwan Mahavir Children’s Park, Panaji. Bioscope Village is conceptualised for non-delegates …

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When the ‘Khamosh’ actor spoke

  Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Admitting that he hadn’t prepared much to speak at the concluding workshop of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) at IFFI 2016, the actor whose one dialogue ‘Khamosh’ still rings our ears, was present to speak to cine enthusiasts and those have an inclination to make it into the film world as …

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Goa and Camoes – an enlightening affair

  Janice Rodrigues| NT BUZZ Luis Vaz de Camoes is a name that might ring a bell in many Goan minds, especially with a language institute named after him. However it is fairly rare to find a person who knows the magnanimity of his works.

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Destiny’s child

Actor Palomi Ghosh, rose to fame for her role in National Award winning Konkani film ‘Nachom-ia Kumpasar’, the movie that continues to create waves even after two years of its making. She returns to the big screen in Goa with a second Konkani film ‘K Sera Sera…’, the sole Konkani film screened at the 47th International Film Festival of India …

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The jury has decided but not divulged

As IFFI 2016 comes to a close, it is also time for the jury to decide which films have won the coveted prizes in the respective competition sections. The jury members soeak about their decisions and experiences at the Festival. Janice Rodrigues| NT BUZZ Every competition section of every film festival has been through the tough procedure of being scrutinised, …

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Seven films in race for ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize

NT BUZZ There are seven films competing for the International Council for Films, Television and Audio-visual Communication (ICFT)-UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize from the International Film Section and one film from the Indian Panorama Section. Director DFF, C Senthil Rajan said he is thankful to ICFT-UNESCO for giving this medal and announced the contestants for ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi medal prize which include …

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Ins and outs of editing films

SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ The task of any film editor is to blend footages in such a sequence that the audiences will be kept interested, surprised, awake and engrossed in the film’s story, believes film editor Alan Heim who delivered a Masterclass on editing at 47th IFFI on Sunday. He stated that it’s the editor’s responsibility to build an …

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K Sera Sera: Ghodpachem Ghoddtelem

Movie Review BY Ramnath Pai Raikar Language: Konkani Year of Release: 2016 Duration: 135 minutes Section: Indian Panorama Directed by: Rajeev Shinde Screening: November 28, 1 p.m. at INOX I ‘K Sera Sera: Ghodpachem Ghoddtelem’ is one of those movies which have multiple stories either entwined or running parallel in its plot – two stories running parallel in this case …

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Society creates trends, not films: Subhash Ghai

An important stakeholder in the Indian film industry, Subhash Ghai is an alumnus of the first batch of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). His journey – from actor, writer, director, producer to educationist can easily make an interesting film. One who has always strived to give out positive energy through his films, he spoke about trends …

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