Wednesday, November 20, 2013

44TH IFFI is the celebration of the spirit and essence of cinema - Manish Tewari

Manish Tewari, Minister for Information and Broadcasting has said that the 2013 edition of IFFI heralds beginning of the new century in its journey. Addressing the media persons before the inauguration of the 44th International Film Festival in Goa, Tewari said the festival is a celebration of the spirit and essence of cinema. He described the extravaganza as a unique project in federal-state partnership. It has been successful in creating a model of working in close conjunction with each other, he added. While presenting an overview of the annual feat, the Minister said, ‘what we showcase here is a platform for diverse thoughts’. He said that this cultural event celebrates different ethos and milieus exposed on screen. Underscoring the highlights of the festival, Minister said that the film Industry is magnificent in its diversity. As the event puts focus on North-East Cinema this year, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Mukul Sangma has been requested to open the segment, he informed. 

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