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Persis Khambatta – The True Pioneer In Hollywood

Persis Khambatta – The True Pioneer In Hollywood

TRIBUTE – Persis Khambatta – The True Pioneer In Hollywood Today, Aug 18th, marks the 16th death anniversary of a Bollywood and Hollywood legend, Persis Khambatta. As someone who grew up seeing her visit our building in Mumbai and as someone who saw her speak to my mother, her success and her death, both hit home. Persis was the first South Asian to present the Oscars, but more than her success... 

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ARPITA KUMAR ON HER AWARD WINNING FILM – MY DEAR AMERICANS

ARPITA KUMAR ON HER AWARD WINNING FILM – MY DEAR AMERICANS

Q1) Powerful story, told with a touch of underplaying emotions, talk about that? Thank you. While writing the screenplay, I tried to go back to the moment when I first came to the U.S. and how all my senses were assaulted by this new world. It was terrifying, electrifying, exhilarating – such a mix of overwhelming emotions and I would often retreat inwards to just observe. The protagonist in the... 

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The Sun and the Moon: The Films of Satyajit Ray

The Sun and the Moon: The Films of Satyajit Ray

The Sun and the Moon: The Films of Satyajit Ray July 3 to August 17 TIFF Bell Lightbox “Not to have seen the films of Ray would mean existing in a world without the sun or the moon.” —Akira Kurosawa “His films feel like novels to me. He draws you very close to his characters, and his stories are almost always about people going through a major internal transition.” —Wes Anderson “Like... 

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Daily Feed Monday 12th May  -  ST TROPEZ IFF UNDERWAY

Daily Feed Monday 12th May – ST TROPEZ IFF UNDERWAY

Daily Feed Monday 12th May  -  ST TROPEZ IFF UNDERWAY The glistening Cote d’Azur plays host to the second edition of St Tropez International Film Festival with an exciting line up of Features, Shorts, Docs and a Script corner bursting with fresh talent.  Here’s a few talking points from day on the Cote d’Azur…. Masterpiece:  Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns... 

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Chris Salvaterra – A Good Story Is What I Look For

Chris Salvaterra – A Good Story Is What I Look For

Chris has been synonymous, with some of the most intelligent films, coming out of Hollywood, in recent time. Films such as Hidalgo, Good Night, and Good Luck, Ladder 49, Fast Food Nation, American Gun, etc. Chris was one of the Jury for the Short Film competition, during IFFLA – 2014. We caught up with him, during IFFLA: On being invited to be a Jury in IFFLA? I feel honored and it is great being... 

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NADIA MANZOOR – ON HER ONE WOMAN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL, BURQ OFF

NADIA MANZOOR – ON HER ONE WOMAN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL, BURQ OFF

We talk to NY based artist, Nadia Manzoor, on her one person play, in which she depicts 21 distinct characters. Also refer http://nadiapmanzoor.com/ On Burq Off? Not a stand up, but a one person play, which is also in a way autobiographical of my journey, growing up in England, in a Pakistani household and then moving from there to the US. I play a myriad of characters, all enacted by me, in this,... 

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uniFrance films - myfrenchfilmfestival.com

uniFrance films – myfrenchfilmfestival.com

uniFrance films PRESS RELEASE COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE The 4th edition of the French film online festival led by Unifrance Films – which kicked off on January 17 and ran through February 17 – was met by unprecedented success as results grew four-fold compared with 2013. With viewers from 205 countries, in just one month the festival totaled 4 million viewings (both feature and short films)... 

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NMIFF ANNOUNCES FINAL SELECTION & CHIEF OF JUDGING PANEL

NMIFF ANNOUNCES FINAL SELECTION & CHIEF OF JUDGING PANEL

The inaugural Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (“NMIFF”), to be held, from January 31, 2014 to February 2, 2014, announced its final selection of films. These included features, shorts, student works, amongst others. The list included representation from across the globe and India. Navi Mumbai International Film Festival welcomes OSCAR winner (No Man’s Land fame) Mr Marc Baschet as... 

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IIFA ANNOUNCES DATES FOR CELEBRATIONS IN TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA

IIFA ANNOUNCES DATES FOR CELEBRATIONS IN TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA The IIFA Weekend & Awards to take place from the 24th to the 26th of April, 2014  Mumbai 23rd December: Earlier this year the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) announced that fans of Indian Cinema could expect the 15th Annual IIFA celebrations to make its American premiere in Tampa Bay, Florida. The institution has now announced... 

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NAVI MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DATES

NAVI MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DATES

The inaugural, Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (“NMIFF”), perhaps the most significant global film related event, in the history of this city, were announced, today. The three day festival will be held from Jan 31, 2014 to Feb 2, 2014 at the Padamshree DY Patil Auditorium, in Navi Mumbai. SACHIN KHANNA OF NMIFF With this event, the city of Navi Mumbai, will emerge from the shadows of Mumbai... 

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