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Foreign filmmakers plan to shoot in Goa

"Not many are aware of the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) single window concept for obtaining the no objection certificate (NOC) for film shooting in Goa," said the German consultant of Indian origin

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ESG to institute awards named after Goan achievers

The ESG vice chairman also said that the ESG and Tiatr Akademi of Goa will hold a unique programme wherein students of Goa Art College would draw sketches eminent tiatr artists over the years along the Campal promenade, on November 28 from 6.30 p. m to 10 p. m.

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IFFI Diary day 8

By Sachin Chatte

In day 7 of the festival, even though there large crowds were not visible, inside the auditorium crowds were pretty much visible. Some of the screenings started at 8 am (Sholay was screened on that Monday, that early) and the last film was at 10 pm. Most of the outstation delegates though give a miss to the late evening shows and prefer to make the best of their trip to Goa by enjoying some nightlife.

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IFFI Diary – Day 7

By Sachin Chatte
Day 6 of the screenings started with Holy Motors directed by the Frenchman Leos Carax, who made his first full length feature after more than a decade.

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Indginados

One of the better films at IFFI this time is a docu-drama directed by Tony Gatlif called Indignados which translates as Outraged.  Though it may not have been a crowd favourite, there is no two ways that this is a superior effort.

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‘I have always made films that people felt could not be made’

Suresh Jindal is a maverick film producer who produced films like ‘Rajnigandha’ (1974), ‘Shatranj ke Khilari’ (1977) and ‘Katha’ (1983), all of which were hopelessly given up by others. Sureshji, who is attending the International Film Festival of India 2012, speaks about the stories behind his screen productions, including his latest offering ‘Vara: A Blessing’.

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Tears of hope

BY ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ
‘Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t,’ is a famous quote by writer, Mark Twain.
This statement finds relevance when you watch the trailer of the yet to be released Hindi film ‘Oass’ which is inspired from a real life incident.

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My Favourite Film Is…

“Which is your favourite film?” One may have asked or been asked this question a countless times. But when the same question is put to masters and scholars of cinema, the results are interesting and fascinating.

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Samhita, tale of two eras

Marathi film ‘Samhita’, directed by award winning duo of Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar, which is part of the 43rd International Film Festival of India at Goa in the Indian Panorama section is a story based in two eras.

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