Film Festival

  • Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour 19-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Cannes: Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and yachts. From Brigitte Bardot to Angelina Jolie, Grace Kelly to Nicole Kidman - the stars of yesteryear and...
  • 67th Cannes Film Festival: Hollywood star power vs world cinema 18-04-2014 07:43 AM

    Paris: Hollywood star power will vie with world cinema and a large crop of French films, including New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's latest, for the top prize next month at the 67th Cannes film festival, the world's most important cinema showcase. Godard's 'Adieu au Langage' will bring the accustomed Gallic...
  • YRF's 'Titli' starring Ranvir Shorey to compete at Cannes film festival 17-04-2014 06:13 PM

    Mumbai: Indian filmmaker Kanu Behl's 'Titli' has been chosen for screening in Un Certain Regard section of the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, to be held May 14-25. Backed by Yash Raj Films (YRF) and produced by Dibakar Banerjee, 'Titli' revolves around the volatile relationship between two brothers - one...
  • 'Yellow' bags 3 National Awards, B-Town cheers for producer Riteish Deshmukh 17-04-2014 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh's second Marathi venture 'Yellow' won the Special Jury and Special Mention awards at the 61st National Film Awards, and the Hindi film fraternity is proud of the 'Grand Masti' star. Here's what the celebrities posted on Twitter: Karan Johar: Congratulations Riteish! Proud of you for...
  • Watch 'A Most Wanted Man': The late Philip Seymour Hoffman is just terrific in one of his last film trailers just out 12-04-2014 08:49 AM

    He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors. There were no dissenters about the gifts and achievements of Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death in New York brought a stunning halt to his extraordinary and unpredictable career. An Oscar winner...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival 07-04-2014 05:50 PM

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12...
  • Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon Dekhi' to be screened at Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 07-04-2014 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: Rajat Kapoor's "Ankhon Dekhi" will be shown as part of the 12th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), and the actor-filmmaker is upbeat about it. IFFLA will begin Tuesday. "If you are in LA - watch 'Ankhon Dekhi' on April 9 as part of IFFLA 2014," Rajat...
  • Goa to host Suchitra Sen film festival 03-04-2014 12:40 PM

    Panaji: The Entertainment Society of Goa is all set to pay tribute to legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen by hosting a three-day-film festival next week. Suchitra Sen film festival, which will kickstart from April 11 at Maquinez Palace , will present the classics of the late doe-eyed beauty including 'Harano...
  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly' to open New York Indian Film Festival 02-04-2014 09:54 AM

    New York: The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will open with Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a sensational tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence that begins with the disappearance of an aspiring actor's 10-year-old daughter. Celebrating its 14th year, NYIFF, widely recognised as the oldest, most prestigious Indian film festival...
  • I don't have a political bent of mind: Vidya Balan 30-03-2014 10:04 AM

    Melbourne: National award-winning actress Vidya Balan, who is on a mini break from her hectic career, says she has no plans to join politics and will stick to her acting career. "I don't have a political bent of mind except that I will cast my vote like a responsible citizen...
  • 'Hindustan Hamara' review: The film is neither hero-making nor critique 18-03-2014 05:43 PM

    Director: RV Ramani Towards the end of 'Hindustan Hamara', RV Ramani has a conversation with the subject of his 100-minute documentary film - veteran film-maker Anand Patwardhan. Ramani and Patwardhan are not just two different generations; they also represent two different forms of film-making. In their conversation, we get a...
  • New York Indian Film Festival to spotlight Gurinder Chadha 18-03-2014 03:59 PM

    New York: The 14th Annual New York Indian Film Festival will put the spotlight on British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of her acclaimed film 'Bhaji On The Beach'. The six-day festivities at the oldest and most prestigious film festival for Indian cinema in North America...
  • Celluloid Chapter organises African Film Festival in Jamshedpur 15-03-2014 08:57 PM

    One of the oldest Film Society of the Eastern India "Celluloid Chapter" organized an African Film Festival in the steel city of Jamshedpur from Saturday. The film festival was kicked off with the screening of Oumarou Ganda directed Nigerian movie "Le Wazzou Polygame" and Fadika Kramo-Lancine-directed film "Djeli" of Cote...
  • Hema Malini, Dharmendra to attend Muscat film festival 12-03-2014 05:16 PM

    Dubai: Film stars Hema Malini, Dharmendra and are likely to attend the 2014 edition of the Muscat International Film Festival (MIFF), which will be held from March 23 to 29. The eighth edition of the MIFF is being organized by the Oman Film Society under the auspices of the Ministry...
  • Chinese film wins Best Picture at Berlin film festival 17-02-2014 09:28 AM

    Berlin: The Chinese film 'Bai Ri Yan Huo' (Black Coal, Thin Ice) has won the Golden Bear for best picture at the 64th Berlin international film festival. Liao Fan won the prize last night for best actor in the same film, while Haru Kuroki won best actress for her role...
  • Marathi film 'Killa' wins Crystal Bear at Berlin Film Festival 16-02-2014 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: Marathi film 'Killa', directed by Avinash Arun, has bagged the Crystal Bear for the Best Film awarded by the Children's Jury in Generation Kplus section at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. Helmed by debutante director Avinash Arun, 'Killa' deals with the universal conflict of migration and how...
  • 'Highway' premiere at 64th Berlinale overwhelms Imtiaz 14-02-2014 01:49 PM

    Berlin: Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali says says it was "overwhelming" to announce the first show of his movie at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival, where it had its world premiere. The Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda-starrer 'Highway' premiered in the panorama section of the film festival Thursday. "This is the...
  • What made George Clooney whistle at Berlin Film Festival 09-02-2014 11:57 AM

    Berlin: George Clooney whistled a tune and sang the praises of Belgian beer at the Berlin film festival for the international premiere on Saturday of his World War Two art caper 'The Monuments Men', but reality had already given him publicity money can't buy. The premiere of the film which...
  • Short film made by Mumbai kids to be screened at the opening ceremony of MIFF 31-01-2014 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: 17 kids from 13 schools were trained to conceptualise, direct, shoot and edit a film of their own. And, now the young filmmakers are ready with their film, which will be screened at the opening ceremony of Mumbai International Film Festival. Activities around the festival began with a...
  • Surprised by selection of 'Highway' at Berlin film fest: Imtiaz Ali 22-01-2014 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Director Imtiaz Ali is utterly surprised by the selection of his upcoming road movie 'Highway' at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival as he feels such platforms are reserved for filmmakers like Anurag Kashyap. 'Highway', starring Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda, will have its world premiere in the...
  • Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Lakshmi' wins award at Palm Springs festival 14-01-2014 11:29 AM

    Los Angeles: Nagesh Kukunoor's hard-hitting drama 'Lakshmi', on human trafficking, was feted with the Audience Award for best narrative feature, based on viewers' votes at the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF). 'Lakshmi', which had its US premiere at the gala, narrates the story of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped and...
  • PIFF: Lata Mangeshkar delighted with Hridaynath's Lifetime Achievement award 10-01-2014 02:50 PM

    Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is happy that her younger brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar has been honoured with lifetime achievement award at the ongoing 12th Pune International Film Festival. "Namaskar. Abhi abhi mere bhai Pandit Hridaynath ko Pune International Film Festival ka lifetime achievement S.D Burman award mila hai. Mujhe bohot...
  • 'Miss Lovely', 'Gangs...' set a stage for Hindi films at Cannes: Nawazuddin 06-01-2014 04:33 PM

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui credits his films 'Miss Lovely' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur' for putting Hindi films on a higher pedestal at the Cannes International Film Festival and says that post their screenings movie aficionados have started taking them seriously. 'Miss Lovely', which competed in the Un Certain Regard section at...
  • Akshay Kumar's Marathi film '72 Miles Ek Pravas' selected for PIFF 03-01-2014 07:41 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar's home production in Marathi, '72 Miles Ek Pravas ' has been selected for the 12th Pune International Film Festival (PIFF). After taking everyone by surprise with 'Oh My God', Akshay Kumar and Ashvini Yardi ventured in to regional cinema with '72 Miles Ek Pravas', which has...
  • Watch: 10th Dubai International Film Festival 30-12-2013 11:51 PM

    For its recently concluded tenth edition, the Duabi International Film Festival pulled out all stops to ensure that Cinefiles had a buffet sized spread of terrific films to choose from. the festival also saw big names across the globe grace the red carpet over nine days. ...
  • Films from 34 countries to be screened at MIFF 2014 30-12-2013 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: The 13th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for documentary, short and animation films will screen movies from 34 countries around the world in both competition and non-competition section. The bi-annual fest organised by Films Division, Government of India, will be held from February 3-9 at...
  • Film enthusiats gather as Bangalore film fest opens 27-12-2013 06:30 PM

    Bangalore: The Bengaluru International Film Festival (Biffes) opened on a glittering note here Monday, with hundreds of cine buffs thronging the venue for the inaugural event where Tollywood superstar Kamal Hassan was the cynosure of all. Organised by the Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy in association with the Karnataka Film Chamber of...
  • Telugu film 'Anthaku Mundhua' to be screened at IIFFSA 25-12-2013 04:02 PM

    Chennai: Telugu romantic-drama 'Anthaku Mundhu Aa Tharavatha', which was lauded by critics and audiences alike, is now travelling to foreign soil to be screened at the upcoming 2nd Indian International Film Festival of South Africa (IIFFSA). IIFFSA, a multi-city event, is scheduled to be held in Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban...
  • Tanikella Bharani floored by response to 'Mithunam' at CIFF 17-12-2013 05:38 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Tanikella Bharani is overwhelmed with the response his maiden Telugu directorial 'Mithunam' has received at the ongoing 11th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF). 'Mithunam', which deals with the relationship between a septuagenarian couple, is the only Telugu film to be screened at the festival. "I'm extremely happy that...
  • Mohanlal to attend the closing ceremony of CIFF 17-12-2013 04:07 PM

    Chennai: Bollywood filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra will be present at the closing ceremony of the 11th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) here Thursday. Malayalam superstar Mohanlal will also be present. The eight-day extravaganza, which was inaugurated by Aamir Khan and Kamal Haasan on Dec 12, is playing 163 films from...