Articles about Film Festival
30 Sep 2021
Jackie Shroff becomes goodwill ambassador of ALT EFF 2021
The All Living Things Environmental Film Festival (ALT EFF) has roped in Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff as its goodwill ambassador.
30 Sep 2021
Himalayan Film Festival: 'Sekool', 'Shadey: A Forgotten Land' among winners
At the maiden Himalayan Film Festival, Ladakhi filmmakers Stenzin Tankong and Stanzin Gurmet were awarded for their films.
30 Sep 2021
Never got my due before OTT: Kirti Kulhari
Actor Kirti Kulhari, star of popular web series like Four More Shots Please! and Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, says she is happy to be part of OTT platforms that have welcomed new talent with open arms.
28 Sep 2021
'The Brittle Thread' to premiere at Tokyo International Film Festival
Indian filmmaker Ritesh Sharma's feature directorial debut The Brittle Thread (Jhini Bini Chadariya) is set to have its world premiere at the 34th Tokyo International Film Festival, the makers announced on Tuesday.
21 Sep 2021
Ladakh all set to host first Himalayan Film Festival
The first edition of the Himalayan Film Festival will begin in Leh, the capital city of Ladakh on September 24, officials said.
15 Sep 2021
Shoojit Sircar's 'Deep6' to premiere at 26th BIFF
Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar's production Deep6, featuring actors Tillotama Shome and Chandan Roy Sanyal, will have its world premiere at the 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
10 Sep 2021
Debojyoti Mishra wins best music director award in Spain
Indian music composer Debojyoti Mishra has won the Best Music Director award at the 20th Imagine India Film Festival in Spain for his work in filmmaker Hari Viswanath's Bansuri: The Flute.
06 Sep 2021
'The Rapist' to have world premiere at 26th BIFF
National Award-winning director Aparna Sen's film The Rapist, starring Konkona Sen Sharma, Arjun Rampal, and Tanmay Dhanania, is set to have its world premiere at the 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
11 Aug 2021
Ladakh to host first Himalayan film festival from September 24
The union territory of Ladakh is hosting the first edition of The Himalayan Film Festival 2021 (THFF) from September 24 to 28 in the capital city, Leh, officials said.
29 Jul 2021
'Paka', 'Dug Dug' to debut at Toronto International Film Festival
Debutant filmmaker Nithin Lukose's feature film Paka and Ritwik Pareek's Dug Dug are the two Indian films to have been selected for the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.
02 Jul 2021
'Shankar's Fairies' to have world premiere at Locarno Film Festival
Filmmaker Irfana Majumdar's feature Shankar's Fairies is set to have its world premiere at the 2021 Locarno Film Festival.
16 Jun 2021
Shefali's directorial debut 'Someday' heading to Indian Film Festival Stuttgart
Delhi Crime star Shefali Shah's maiden directorial project, a short film titled Someday, will be screened at the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart this year.
31 May 2021
Tribeca Film Festival: 'False Positive', Bourdain documentary, other anticipated films
The Tribeca Film Festival 2021 will happen in New York City from June 9 to June 20.
11 May 2021
'Milestone' review: A moving commentary on capitalism and identity crisis
Milestone or Meel Patthar, co-written, directed, and edited by Ivan Ayr, is now streaming on Netflix.
27 Apr 2021
'Last Film Show' about reconnecting to my roots: Director Nalin
Director Pan Nalin says his Gujarati film Chhello Show (Last Film Show), which will open the Tribeca Film Festival's Spotlight section in June, is about the magic of cinema and hope told through the eyes of a young village boy.
24 Apr 2021
Two killed, fifteen injured during Thrissur Pooram festival procession
Two persons were killed and 15 injured when a branch of a banyan tree fell on a procession held as part of the Thrissur Pooram festival held in Thrissur past midnight, police said on Saturday.
08 Nov 2020
Drew Barrymore is playing dual roles in 'The Stand-In'
Drew Barrymore is more than just a Hollywood beauty, and she has proved her point with diverse characters from 50 First Dates to Santa Clarita Diet.
01 Sep 2019
Madhya Pradesh: Over 400 injured in annual 'Gotmar' stone-pelting festival
Over 400 people were injured in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh during the annual 'Gotmar' (stone-pelting) festival on Saturday.
08 Mar 2019
Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage
The presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a billboard titled 'Famous Bengali Legends' has sparked outrage.
05 Nov 2018
It's official! Priyanka Chopra's 'Pahuna' to release on December 7
Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra's maiden Sikkimese production 'Pahuna: The Little Visitors' is set to release on December 7.
09 Oct 2018
Priyanka knew her maiden Sikkimese production 'Pahuna' would click
Priyanka Chopra yesterday said she had faith in her maiden Sikkimese production 'Pahuna' ('The Little Visitors') right from the outset.
05 May 2018
National Awards controversy triggers row between President's office and I&B
Did the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) keep plans about the National Awards ceremony private, which eventually led to a mass boycott?
04 May 2018
National Film Awards breaks with 64-year-old tradition; winners boycott ceremony
The 65th National Film Awards, held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, has been marred with controversy.
03 May 2018
President giving only 11 National-Film-Awards; 60+ recipients to skip ceremony
More than 60 National Film Awards recipients today said they will skip the ceremony this evening because President Ram Nath Kovind will be presenting only 11 awards, a departure from established tradition.
04 Nov 2017
Kartik-Purnima tragedy: 3 dead, 10 injured in Bihar's Begusarai stampede
At least three women have been killed in a stampede at Simaria Ghat in Bihar's Begusarai as hundreds gathered to participate in Kartik Purnima celebrations today.
04 Oct 2017
Unable to reach hospital on time, boy chokes to death
The traffic menace during festivities has claimed yet another life. This time of a four-year-old Mumbai boy who couldn't reach hospital on time, thanks to the traffic jams caused by Durga processions.
06 Sep 2017
Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people
Hundreds of thousands of devotees in Maharashtra bid adieu to Lord Ganesh during the Visarjan rituals yesterday on the last day of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav, Anant Chaturdashi.
16 Aug 2017
Maharashtra: 3 dead, 117 govindas injured in Dahi Handi celebrations
In a rather unfortunate instance, Dahi Handi celebrations in Maharashtra were marred with several govindas getting injured.
03 Aug 2017
Mumbai: Dahi handi injuries drop by 78% after imposing restrictions
Following restrictions on height of human pyramids and barring minors to participate in Dahi Handi festivals, petitioner Swati Patil told SC that human injuries during festival have significantly reduced since 2014.
18 Apr 2017
285 deaths, 1073 injuries during Myanmar's Thingyan water festival
285 people died, while 1073 others were injured during the annual 4-day Thingyan water festival in Myanmar.