Articles about Film Festival

Jackie Shroff  becomes goodwill ambassador of ALT EFF 2021

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.

Himalayan Film Festival: 'Sekool', 'Shadey: A Forgotten Land' among winners

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.

Never got my due before OTT: Kirti Kulhari

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.

'The Brittle Thread' to premiere at Tokyo International Film Festival

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.

Ladakh all set to host first Himalayan Film Festival

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.

Shoojit Sircar's 'Deep6' to premiere at 26th BIFF

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).

Debojyoti Mishra wins best music director award in Spain

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.

'The Rapist' to have world premiere at 26th BIFF

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).

Ladakh to host first Himalayan film festival from September 24

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.

'Paka', 'Dug Dug' to debut at Toronto International Film Festival

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.

'Shankar's Fairies' to have world premiere at Locarno 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.

Shefali's directorial debut 'Someday' heading to Indian Film Festival Stuttgart

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.

Tribeca Film Festival: 'False Positive', Bourdain documentary, other anticipated films

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.

'Milestone' review: A moving commentary on capitalism and identity crisis

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.

'Last Film Show' about reconnecting to my roots: Director Nalin

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.

Two killed, fifteen injured during Thrissur Pooram festival procession

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.

Drew Barrymore is playing dual roles in 'The Stand-In'

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Over 400 injured in annual 'Gotmar' stone-pelting festival

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.

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

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.

It's official! Priyanka Chopra's 'Pahuna' to release on December 7

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.

Priyanka knew her maiden Sikkimese production 'Pahuna' would click

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.

National Awards controversy triggers row between President's office and I&B

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?

National Film Awards breaks with 64-year-old tradition; winners boycott ceremony

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.

President giving only 11 National-Film-Awards; 60+ recipients to skip ceremony

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.

Kartik-Purnima tragedy: 3 dead, 10 injured in Bihar's Begusarai stampede

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.

Unable to reach hospital on time, boy chokes to death

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.

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

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.

Maharashtra: 3 dead, 117 govindas injured in Dahi Handi celebrations

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.

Mumbai: Dahi handi injuries drop by 78% after imposing restrictions

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.

285 deaths, 1073 injuries during Myanmar's Thingyan water festival

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.