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Wednesday, January 26, 2022



Why Marathi short film Still Alive, screened at 51st IFFI, is a timely take on mental health

January 22, 2021 12:08 pm

In the wake of a celebrity suicide last year, a pandemic that toyed with people’s sanity in lockdown, and Indian denial of mental illness, Onkar Diwadkar’s short film, screened at KIFF and IFFI, is relevant

Shah Rukh Khan at KIFF 2019: Need stories that bring us together

November 09, 2019 9:07 am

Shah Rukh Khan and Mahesh Bhatt advocated the need to celebrate the diversity in the country at the inauguration of Kolkata International Film Festival.

Unlike Bollywood, Iranian films are based on realities: Majid Majidi

November 12, 2018 7:59 am

Majid Majidi said that films in Bollywood are mostly about catering to box office collection while those in Iran are about realities and deal with social subjects.

#MeToo not only about the elite, but about women across the country: Nandita Das

November 12, 2018 7:55 am

Nandita Das said the #MeToo movement was against “patriarchy” and even men needed to support it.

Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate Kolkata International Film Festival

November 04, 2018 12:44 pm

Sanjay Dutt, Jaya Bachchan, Wahida Rehman, Nandita Das would also be present at the opening ceremony of 24th Kolkata International Film Festival.

Hungarian film 'The Wednesday Child' bags top award at KIFF

November 22, 2015 11:27 am

"The Wednesday Child" is a tale of a rebellious teen mother determined to regain custody of her young son.

Amitabh Bachchan in Kolkata to inaugurate KIFF

November 14, 2015 3:23 pm

Amitabh Bachchan is in Kolkata to inaugurate the 21st edition of Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF).

Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang on making movies about being alone and the luxury of hearing yourself

November 25, 2014 7:12 pm

“I was happy to see so many people turn up for the screenings. I was also happy to see so many people of the older generation there,” says Ming-liang.

Dutch and Palestine filmmakers win best woman director award at KIFF

November 18, 2014 9:37 am

Dutch filmmaker Tamar Van Den Dop and Najwa Najjar of Palestine jointly won the Golden Royal Bengal Tiger Award for the best woman director at the 20th Kolkata International Film Festival, which came to an end today.

Five Bengali films to premiere at KIFF

November 13, 2014 7:01 pm

To promote young talents in Bengali film industry, five new films in the language are being premiered at the ongoing Kolkata International Film Festival.