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Pune International film Festival


Offline mode cancelled, PIFF to be hosted online from Mar 18 to 25

March 10, 2021 10:15 pm

"As informed earlier, about 26 films from the world cinema category shall be showcased in the online format of the film festival," said Dr Jabbar Patel, festival director, PIFF.

Pune International Film Festival postponed to March 11, 18

February 26, 2021 5:05 pm

PIFF, organiSed by the Pune Film Foundation, is the official film festival of the Government of Maharashtra. Although PIFF is held in January every year, the 19th edition of the festival got pushed into March after the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) moved to this slot owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pune: Separate passes for online, theatre screenings to make PIFF costlier for film enthusiasts this year

February 16, 2021 7:04 pm

This year, the organisers said, delegate passes can be purchased at Rs 600 each to attend film screenings in theatres, while a separate pass, costing Rs 500 per head, will have to be obtained for online screenings.

19th edition of Pune International Film Festival to be held from March 4-11

January 20, 2021 9:10 pm

Considering the changing trends in viewing, the festival committee decided to also opt for the online platform for its screenings, similar to the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) being held in Goa.

18th edition of PIFF: Tunisian family drama A Son wins best film award

January 17, 2020 3:34 am

The Tunisian film, directed by Mehdi M Barsaoui and produced by Marc Irmer and Habib Attia, won the award for “its strong and precise direction, exciting acting contribution, beautiful images and an atmosphere of a deeply emotional journey”.

18th Pune International Film Festival: ‘Marathi films should have universally identifiable content’

January 15, 2020 5:31 am

The discussion, organised by the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal (ABMCM), was steered by Vinod Satav between film director Digpal Lanjekar, ABMCM president Meghraj Rajebhosale, film producer and distributor Dr Ajay Phutane.

Pune International Film Festival: Tribal ways of life explored through short films on diverse culture, customs

January 15, 2020 5:24 am

The majestic mausoleum of Gond king Veer Shah was built by Gond queen Rani Hirai, in memory of her beloved husband in the early 17th century and is one of the biggest such monuments in the state.

Pune International Film Festival: Audience disappointed as screening of BAFTA-nominated short films cancelled

January 15, 2020 4:31 am

PIFF organisers had earlier announced that the festival will screen eight short films — a selection of British Council’s BAFTA-nominated short films — as part of its ‘Country Focus’ programme on the United Kingdom.

‘Tujhya Aaila’ Screened At Pune International Film Festival; Marathi filmmaker Sujay Dahake says film questions practice of verbal abuse in society

January 14, 2020 4:27 am

The movie, which competing with seven other movies for Best Marathi Film award at the ongoing Pune International Film Festival (PIFF), was screened at the festival Sunday.

18th Pune International Film Festival: ‘Makeup artists here have to think differently than foreigner ones,’ says Vikram Gaikwad

January 13, 2020 3:52 am

Gaikwad delivered a lecture at the Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) on the topic ‘Makeup Designer- Creating the illusion’ at PVR Icon. He was interviewed by Dr Jabbar Patel, director, PIFF.