Sunday, December 15, 2013

152 films from 45 countries in Bengaluru International Film Festival ( BIFFes)

The eight-day sixth Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFes), being held in the city from December 26, will see participation of 152 films from 45 countries.won awards at major international film festival such as Berlin, Cannes, Karlovy Vary, Moscow, Venice and Toronto.Karnataka government has given Rs 2 crore for the film festival, Noted film icon Kamal Haasan will be attending the inaugural function .Films of celebrated filmmakers such as Andrzej Wajda, Asghar Farhadi, Istvan Szabo, Francois Ozon, Susan Blier, Goran Paskaljevic, Mike Leigh, Claire Denis and Thomas Vinterberg are to be screened.The highlight of the present edition is  a bunch of highly-acclaimed Asian films from China, Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan, Phillippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia.14 films selected had been entries for the 86th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film (Oscar).

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