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Bose(s) lady

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Having made her debut in 2007, Priyanka Bose has quietly been carving a niche for herself, portraying strong roles like Gangor (in the Italian production ‘Gangor’), which won her the Best Actress at the New Jersey Independent South Asian Film Festival, a sex worker in ‘Yeh Jawani hai Deewani’, Sandhya in ‘Gulaab Gang’ and …

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Frogs on firlm

A non-feature film titled ‘The Secret Life of Frogs’ directed by Delhi-based filmmakers Ajay Bedi and Vijay Bedi was screened on Sunday at the ongoing 50th edition of IFFI. NT BUZZ in conversation with Ajay for more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ When filmmakers Ajay Bedi and Vijay Bedi were doing researching about amphibians they realised that people do …

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Shock-free transplants

Miguel Braganza There is a bite in the air if one is out at night and one feels the chill in the early morning, even if in bed. Those who are yet to raise seedlings for winter crops will need to use straw mulch, now that the use of plastics is being discouraged after three decades of promoting its use …

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For the love of regional cinema

Regional cinema lovers are in for a treat as Bol-ETV will soon be launched making regional cinema especially Konkani cinema accessible to audiences in different corners of the world. NT BUZZ gets you the details ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES For lovers of regional cinema, good news awaits with the soon-to-be-launched app Bol-ETV on Android and IOS devices. This app will not only …

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‘Uma – Light of Himalaya’ is a visual pilgrimage: Ananda Jyothi

Day six of the ongoing 50th edition of IFFI saw an Indo-Brazilian audiovisual co-production ‘Uma – Light of Himalaya’ become the subject of discussion. Leading the discussion was director of the film, Ananda Jyothi along with music composer Joao Paulo Mendonca and actress Isabella Pinaki. The film tells a story about the spiritual search of Brazilian young seekers, discovering the …

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Quick fixes at IFFI

Midway through the International Film Festival of India, the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) organised a press conference to provide an overview of the festival so far. Speaking at the event vice chairperson, Subhash Phal Desai gave an insight of the events that took place since the opening ceremony. “300 films are to be screened. We have received this year’s …

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Senior cine-lovers speak out

IFFI is first class this year. The selection of films is outstanding. We are watching four films per day and the auto rickshaw service is a great help and the drivers are extremely kind and helpful. The only problem we face is that we are not allowed to take the water bottle inside during screening which can be a problem …

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‘Traumfabrik is more romantic and a less political film’

The team of the 2019 German film, ‘Traumfabrik’ (Dream Factory), which was screened as the Midfest Film at the ongoing International Film Festival of India (IFFI), appreciated the IFFI crowd at the show of the film stating that in Germany everyone in the audience is stiff while watching movies, while here in Goa the audiences enjoy the film, and the …

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‘Hearts and Bones’ actor sheds light on his debut film

Among the many international films having their Indian Premier at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), was Australian drama ‘Hearts and Bones’ that was screened on Sunday. Directed by Ben Lawrence, the film tells the tale of a friendship that develops between a war photographer and a South Sudanese refugee. Addressing a press conference, Australian actor, Andrew Luri, who …

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The crossover man

Kabir Bedi, the Indian actor whose successful career has spanned three continents – Asia, America and Europe – and is known for playing the pirate ‘Sandokan’ in the popular Italian television mini-series of the same name, is in Goa to attend the ongoing Film Bazaar. NT BUZZ presents an exclusive interview with the international actor RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | …

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