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‘We had to develop chemistry with each cow’

Marathi film ‘Kharvas’, the opening film in the Indian panorama non-feature films category deals with the pain a woman goes through upon losing her baby due to still birth. Director Aditya Suhas Jambhale enlightens CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Losing a baby, is one of the hardest and most painful things that a woman can go through. And Aditya Suhas …

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Lights, camera, game!

‘Football – A Beautiful Life’, featuring the best of football films from around the world will be held from November 22 at Children’s Park, Panaji. This festival is presented by Serendipity Arts Festival 2018 and is a collateral event of IFFI 2018. NT BUZZ catches up with the curator Jan Tilman Schwab CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ It is a …

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Indian Panorama section: A platform for regional cinema

NT BUZZ The Indian Panorama section of the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) featuring 26 feature and 21 non feature films was inaugurated by secretary of Information and Broadcasting, Amit Khare in the presence of festival director, Chaitanya Prasad and vice chairman, Entertainment Society of Goa, Rajendra Talak. Speaking during the inaugural, festival director Chaitanya Prasad said that …

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‘Gandhi on Celluloid’ inaugurated

NT BUZZ Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore inaugurated a multi-media digital exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi at the International Film festival of India (IFFI) in Panaji, Goa. Titled ‘Mahatma on Celluloid’, the exhibition provides a digital experience to the viewers to relive the life and times of the Mahatma and the era of the freedom struggle on …

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Giving non-delegates a chance at the movies

NT BUZZ Picture Time in association with the Entertainment Society of Goa and Sports Authority of Goa has organised the ‘People’s Film Village 2018’ at the SAG Ground, Campal. The Village was inaugurated by Bolllywod director Satish Kaushik and actor Mrinal Kulkarni on November 21. PictureTime has set up four inflatable moving digital mobile theatres at the venue, for the …

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IFFI 2018 kicks off

The 49th International Film Festival of India began with a rather lacklustre start, leaving audience with dampened spirits, while latecomers Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar saved the day Christine Machado &  Danuska Da Gama |NT BUZZ The much hyped opening ceremony of the 49th International Film Festival of India got off to a delayed start sans the glitterati at Dr …

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Jharkhand, the ‘Focus State’ comes to screen at IFFI 2018

NT BUZZ The Indian state of Jharkhand which has been selected as the ‘Focus State’ at the 49th International Film Festival of India has come out with an interesting package for the festival delegates. ‘MSD: The untold story’ (2016) and six other films featuring Jharkhand will display the State’s vibrant culture. These films may have been shot in Jharkhand under the Jharkhand Government Film …

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Meet the jurors

The IFFI 2018 jury consists of prominent filmmakers who have been a part of several film festivals and other film related events. NT BUZZ brings you the details Robert Glinski Jury chairman Glinski is a film director, screenwriter and a professor at the National Film School in Lodz (Poland). He studied architecture at Warsaw University of Technology, and directing at …

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Three Indian films make it to International Competition section

NT BUZZ Handpicked from across the world, the 15 high-quality films in the International Competition section at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) are competing for the coveted Golden Peacock as well as other awards on offer at the festival. This year the International Competition section has a total of 15 films, out of which three are Indian. …

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All that glitters at IFFI is not Gold

E Nisha | NT BUZZ The inaugural ceremony of the 49th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will get underway at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee stadium in Goa today. Over 200 films will be shown at Asia’s oldest festival, which moved permanently to Goa in 2004, giving a unique annual opportunity to film lovers to catch up …

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