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Kolkata International Film Festival


Covid impact: Mamata Banerjee postpones Kolkata film fest to Jan 8

October 30, 2020 8:47 am

Started in 1995, KIFF is one of the oldest film festivals in India, and over the years has become a star-studded annual event. It is organised by the state Information and Cultural Affairs department.

Wondering what happened to Kolkata film fest audience? First ask what happened to Bengal’s film society movement

November 12, 2019 4:45 pm

Watching a film is not enough. Debates, criticism, conflicting analyses, discussions on form and content lead to a general consciousness about cinema.

Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aparna Sen opt out of Kolkata International Film Festival panel

August 12, 2019 7:33 pm

Filmmaker Aparna Sen opted out of the panel citing other engagements. Prosenjit Chatterjee, however, clarified that he would 'extend all possible help to the committee' as and when required.

Shoojit Sircar: Dancing, singing days of Bollywood have gone

November 17, 2018 1:25 pm

Speaking at the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival, director Shoojit Sircar said that everyone is focusing on good stories in Bollywood now.

Kolkata International Film Festival: Workshop on preserving, restoring film inaugurated; to train around 200 people

November 16, 2018 5:52 am

The workshop, which is an initiative of the Film Heritage Foundation (FHF) and International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), will be held at ICCR in Kolkata from November 15 to 22.

Kolkata International Film Festival: Big B calls for preservation of old films for future generations

November 11, 2018 5:43 am

“Do you ever watch the credits at the end of a film and wonder why so many people are involved? Film-making is a team effort and every member, big or small, has a key role to play. Some, a very few, though, remain seated till credits end...,” Amitabh Bachchan said in his address.

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.

Much recovered

November 21, 2014 1:00 am

Veteran actress Tanuja was discharged from hospital on November 11, a day after she was admitted following trouble while breathing

Break stereotypes in technology-driven era: Govind Nihalani

November 15, 2014 9:20 am

Govind Nihalani delivered the Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture at the ongoing 20th Kolkata International Film Festival.