International Film Festival Of Kerala

  • 14 films to compete at International Film Festival of Kerala October 14, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 14 films have been selected for the prestigious competition section of the 18th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) to be held here from December 6 to 13. The competition section includes films from Asia, Africa and Latin American countries. "Capturing Dad' (Japan), 'Arbani' (Israel),...
  • Deepa Mehta dismisses row over Midnight's Children December 13, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Dismissing reports of a ban on her film 'Midnight's Children', celebrated filmmaker Deepa Mehta said the second screening of the film at the International Film Festival of Kerala was cancelled yesterday following a request from its distributor. "Don't say ban as it will give me a heart attack," she said, addressing...
  • IFFK: 'Midnight's Children' irks Kerala Congress December 11, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: No sooner than Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children' premiere show here got over Monday evening, a controversy has broken out that the film which shows former prime minister Indira Gandhi in poor light should not have been screened in a Congressruled state. State Cinema Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar's estranged father and...
  • Aishwarya Dhanush off to IFFK December 11, 2012

    Aishwarya Dhanush, daughter of legendary actor Superstar Rajinikant and wife of actor Dhanush will be travelling to Thiruvananthapuram to take part in the upcoming International Film Festival of Kerala. This year, major filmmakers spanning borders, including popular Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf are expected to be in Kerala to attend the event. One...
  • 17th IFFk kicks off with a gala opening December 8, 2012

    As usual with its glowing tradition, the 17th edition of the IFFK also opened to packed houses yesterday. The state Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated the 17th International Film Festival of Kerala at Nishagandhi Open Auditorium in a function attended by 3000 delegates. Alfred Hitchkock's Silent movie 'The ring...
  • IFFK gets underway with Alfred Hitchcok's 'The Ring' December 8, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram The 17th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala began with the public screening of Alfred Hitchcock's silent movie 'The Ring,' and live orchestra by Jazz master Soweta Kinsch at Nishagandhi open air theater here today. The eightday festival 'IFFK 2012' will see screening of 198 films from 58 countries...
  • IIFK to pay tribute to dear departed December 6, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram The Homage section of the 17th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) beginning here on December 7 will remember stalwarts in Malayalam cinema including Thilakan, Appachan, Vindhyan, T Damodaran, Jose Prakash, CP Padmakukar. According to sources at the Chalachitra Academy, the organisers of the event, actor Thilakan, who brought honours to...
  • 'Midnight's Children' to premiere at Kerala film fest December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children' is set to be premiered at International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) Dec 10. The film is an adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel of the same name and features Satya Bhabha, Siddharth, Ronit Roy, Rahul Bose, Anupam Kher, Darsheel Safary, Soha Ali Khan and Shabana...