Thursday, November 7, 2019

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI 2019 -Italian Film “Despite the Fog” (No...

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI 2019 -Italian Film “Despite the Fog” (No...: The 50 th  International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will open with the Film, “Despite the Fog (Nonostante La Nebbia)”, direc...

50th IFFI 2019 -Italian Film “Despite the Fog” (Nonostante La Nebbia) to Open .



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(Nonostante La Nebbia)Valladolid International Film Festival - Seminci: Official Selection എന്നതിനുള്ള ചിത്രംThe 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will open with the Film, “Despite the Fog (Nonostante La Nebbia)”, directed by GoranPaskaljevic.The Asia Premiere of the Italian film will bring to screen the story of Paolo, owner of a restaurant in a small town in the province of Rome who embraces a refugee boy who lost his refugee parents. According to news reports, numerous minor refugees without parental care are wandering in Europe, half of which are on Italian roads. "Despite the Fog" is a movie story about one of them. In short: Ali-Musa Sarhan, a refugee whose parents drowned while traveling by rubber boat on the Italian coast in search of a better life, is accepted by family, husband, and wife who have lost a child. They are trying to find solace in little Arab and a sort of replacement for their early deceased son, Mark. Valeria (Donatella Finokjaro) and Paolo (Giorgio Tirabassi) are increasingly confronted with resistance from the environment and their own family, who do not accept their decision to keep Muhammad - It is also a story of a world that is increasingly sinking into the xenophobic fog. This film has been nominated in the Valladolid Internation Film Festival, Spain, for Golden Spike award.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI announces films of Master filmmakers

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI announces films of Master filmmakers: The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2019, celebrates the Golden Jubilee edition this November and a section of films from  ...

50th IFFI announces films of Master filmmakers


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The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2019, celebrates the Golden Jubilee edition this November and a section of films from  Master filmmakers are curated. The section has 17 films by filmmakers of international repute like Pedro Almodovar, Lav Diaz, Xavier Dolan, Dardenne Brothers, Costa Gavras, Werner Herzog, Hirokazu Koreeda, Fatih Akin and more.
The films in this category are:
  • About Endlessness by Roy Andersson
  • Adults in the Room by Costa Gavras
  • By the Grace Of God by Francois Ozon
  • Commitment by Semih Kaplanoglu 
  • Daniel by Niels Arden Oplev
  • Devil Between The Legs by Arturo Ripstein
  • Family Romance LLC by Werner Herzog
  • Guest Of Honor by  Atom Egoyan
  • Matthias & Maxime by Xavier Dolan
  • Mr. Jones by Agniezka Holland
  • Pain And Glory by Pedro Almodovar
  • The Golden Glove by Fatih Akin
  • The Halt by Lav Diaz 
  • The Truth by Hirokazu Koreeda
  • The Weasel’s Tale by Juan José Campanella
  • Young Ahmed by Dardenne Brothers

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MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI -Festival Kaleidoscope films list releas...

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI -Festival Kaleidoscope films list releas...: 50 th  International Film Festival of India (IFFI) announced the list of films to be screened in the Festival Kaleidoscope, one of the im...

50th IFFI -Festival Kaleidoscope films list released.


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50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) announced the list of films to be screened in the Festival Kaleidoscope, one of the important segments of this edition of the festival, which will attract film critics and serious film enthusiasts.
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 ·          ·      Parasite directed by Bong Joon-ho,the Palme d’Or Best Film winner of               Cannes.
·   Venice Film Festival Horizon Award Best Actor winner “A Son” by Mehdi Barsaoui
·          “And Then We Danced” by Levan Akin which won international awards for best actor.
·          Cannes Jury Prize winner “Bacurau” co-directed by Juliano Dornelles and Kleber Mendonça Filho .
·          Locarno Film Festival winner “Echo” by Rúnar Rúnarsson.
·          Berlin Silver Bear winner for Best Director “I was at Home, But” by Angela Schanelec.
·          La belle époque” by Nicolas Bedos.
·          Ecumenical Jury award winner at Karlovy vary festival “Lara” by Jan Ole Gerster .
·          Cannes Best Actress award winner “Little Joe” by Jessica Hausner.
·          Karlovyvary Crystal Globe winner for Best Director “Patrick” by Tim Mielants.
·          Silver  Bear Berlin for Best Screenplay winner “Piranhas” by Claudio Giovannesi.
·          Cannes Best Screenplay winner “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” by Céline Sciamma.
·          Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winner “Queen of Hearts” by May el-Toukhy.
·    Berlin Silver Bear winner for Best Actor and Actress “So Long My Son” by Xiaoshuai Wang.
·          Forward Future award winner in the Beijing Film FestivalSerbian film “Stitches” (Savovi) directed by Miroslav Terzic.
·          Berlin Golden Bear for Best Film winner “Synonyms” by Nadav Lapid
· Berlin Reader Jury of the "Berliner Morgenpost" winner“System Crasher” (Systemsprenger)by Nora Fingscheidt
·          Guadalajara best Cinematograph award winner Tremors by Jayro Bustamante
.    Karlovy Vary Film Festival Crystal Globe award winner for  Best Film award “The Father” by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov
·        Venice FIPRESCI Prize winner “Blanco en blanco” directed by Théo Court.
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Saturday, November 2, 2019

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI 2019 - Rajanikanth to be conferred with ...

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI 2019 - Rajanikanth to be conferred with ...: Government of India has constituted a special award titled ‘Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI’ which will be conferred upo...

50th IFFI 2019 - Rajanikanth to be conferred with ‘Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI’


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Government of India has constituted a special award titled ‘Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI’ which will be conferred upon the eminent film personality  Rajinikanth in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Indian Cinema.This was announced by Union Information & Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi today. has acted in over 170 films in many languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi, and Bengali. He also had a starring role in the Hollywood production, Blood Stone (1988) Govt of India has honored him with Padma Bhushan in 2000 and Padma Vibhushan in 2016.At the 45th edition of the IFFI he was honored with the ‘Centenary Award for Indian film personality of the year’.

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI 2019-Isabelle Huppert to be honored with...

MeeraSahib Online: 50th IFFI 2019-Isabelle Huppert to be honored with...: 50 th IFFI 2019-Isabelle Huppert to be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Jubilee edition of International Film F...

50th IFFI 2019-Isabelle Huppert to be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award


50th IFFI 2019-Isabelle Huppert to be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Jubilee edition of InternationalFilm Festival of India 

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Most admired French actor of her generation Isabelle Anne Madeleine Huppert will be conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Jubilee edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2019.This was announced by Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar. The highest honor and the most prestigious award of the festival carries a cash prize of INR 10,000,00/- .The French actor will be conferred this prestigious award for her remarkable artistic skills and her outstanding journey and vivid contribution to Cinema. Also a prolific stage actress, Huppert is the most nominated actress for the Molière Award, with 7 nominations. Huppert was also the President of the Jury at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival, from 13 May to 24 May 2009. She is one of  four women who have twice won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival: in 1978 for her role in Violette Nozière by Claude Chabrol (tied with Jill Clayburgh) and in 2001 for The Piano Teacher by Michael Haneke. Huppert won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Elle. She has appeared in more than 120 films since her debut in 1971. She is the most nominated actress for the César Award, with 16 nominations. She twice won the César Award for Best Actress, for La Cérémonie and Elle. The Union Minister further said that the 50th edition of IFFI will showcase fifty films of fifty women directors which reflect the contribution of women in cinema and among 200 films from other countries 24 are in the race for OSCAR  nominations.