Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry, is participating at the Berlinale 2019.
November spells the season of film festivals. There is the International Film Festival of India at Goa. Close before or later are MAMI, KIFI and other such events at Trivandrum and Chennai.
Vinod Ganatra said the #MeToo campaign got attention because of people who are keen on fanning the phenomenon.
Samuel says this new title conveys the idea of the story better.
‘Midnight Run’, a Malayalam short film selected as one of the Indian Panorama films in the International Film Festival of India-2018, is no stranger to film festivals.
After the film's maker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan petitioned the Kerala High Court, the court directed IFFI to screen 'S... Durga' after its censored version was screened for the jury.
Sasidharan said that when he went to court, he thought that he was was fighting with the system but it had now become an ego issue as he feels the ministry had taken his fight personally.
Kerala High Court today declined to stay a single bench order to screen the controversial Malayalam film 'S Durga' in the Panorama section of the ongoing International Film Festival of India.
Malayalam film community reacts to dropping of Sanal Kumar Sasidaran's 'Sexy Durga', Marathi film 'Nude' from IFFI
Aashiq Abu, Rajeev Ravi, Lijo Pallissery, Dileesh Pothan, Geethu Mohandas, Rima Kallingal, Soubin Shahir, Vidhu Vincent, Syam Pushkaran and several others released a joint statement on Thursday.
The 43-year-old, while speaking on the sidelines of a book launch event, addressed these issues and stressed upon the lack of unity in the film fraternity.
'Sexy Durga' and 'Nude', both films recommended by IFFI jury, were dropped from the final list approved by the I&B Ministry.
The decision to axe 'S Durga' and 'Nude' from the 48th IFFI, has left the festivals selection committee in a state of shock.