NYIFF 2022
Over 60 films in 13 languages screened at NYIFF 2022

    Animation from Germany wins the SIFFCY Best Feature Film Award

    The sixth edition of the Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFFCY), totally virtual given the circumstances, got off to a really delightful opening, with excited kids from all over world happily painting the screen in vibrant colors and impatiently texting, “Start the screenings, start the screenings,...
  • Kautik 2021

    Aimee Baruah’s Semkhor is the opening film of Kautik 2021

    The fifth edition of the Kautik International Film Festival, organized by HIMACEEF in association with the District Administration of Almora and the Mahasser Fishing Camps, has announced its list of nominations. In the competition sections are 7 feature films, 7 documentaries, 16 short fiction films, and 5 animation films....
  • Southern Sonata

    Southern sonata: a kaleidoscope of contemporary Asian cinemas

    Southern sonata southern southern With the global pandemic, unrelenting in its pervasive, octopus grip, social interactions, in public spaces, have been dictated by Standard Operating Procedures of physical distancing and masking. So much so, the annual film festivals, that run on precise set calendar dates, have had to rework...
  • The Voice of Women in the Arts

    The Voice of Women in the Arts

    Women today are making their voice heard in all forms of the arts, and in particular, cinema. Older women are taking interest in cinema with the advent of smartphones in Nepal as well as other countries. All have important stories to tell, and social media too is of great...
  • IFFT

    Thrissur all decked up and ready for IFFT 2020

    The city of Thrissur in Kerala is all decked up and ready for the grand 15th edition of the International Film Festival of Thrissur (IFFT 2020). Organised by the Orange Film Academy in association with the Thrissur Chalachitra Kendram, the Thrissur Corporation, the Thrissur Jilla Panchayath, the Kerala State Film...
  • 12th Panchajanyam International Film Festival

    Maadathy, an Unfairy Tale will open the 12th edition of the Panchajanyam International Film Festival

    A grand film fiesta awaits film buffs of Chittur-Pallakad, Kerala. The 12th edition of the Panchajanyam International Film Festival would take place Jan 24-30 at the Kairali-Sree Theatres. The inaugural film is Leena Manimekalai’s Maadathy, an Unfairy Tale about “Maadathy, a poor girl from the Puthiraivannaar Dalit caste group...
  • 2nd Kasargod International Film Festival

    Once again, international film festival time in Kasargod

    Kasargod is all decked up and ready for the second edition of its international film festival, scheduled for December 29-31, at the Municipal Conference Hall in Pulikunnu. Organised by Kasargodinoridam (lit., A space for Kasargod), a non profit organization created with the motto ‘Towards a Better Kasargod’, the primary aim of...
  • International film festival upon the virgin hills of Uttarakhand

    International film festival upon the virgin hills of Uttarakhand

    In the land of wonders, here’s a wondrous film festival. Upon the virgin hills of Uttarakhand. What started out two years ago, modestly, as Kautik Student Film Festival is now Kautik International Film Festival. In 2018, the Festival went international and competitive. This year, the “student” tag was  dropped...
  • Women in Cinema

    Women in Cinema

    Women in Hollywood as well as Bollywood are mostly portrayed as objects of desire, and it is no different in mainstream South Asian and Bangladeshi cinema. This formed the topic at the two-day Women in Cinema Conference 2019 held as part the Dhaka International Film Festival. Sharing their professional...

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