New Delhi: The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne has announced the nominations for its annual awards ceremony and prominent Bollywood films like 'Gully Boy,' 'Andhadhun,' 'Badhaai Ho,' and 'Sui Dhaaga' have bagged top nominations. This year, the jury of the film festival will witness an impressive array of new members stepping into the shoes, while the ones returning include Jill Bilcock who is an Academy Award Winning editor of films like 'Moulin Rouge,' 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'Elizabeth.' Joining Jill for the first time will be legendary filmmaker and screenwriter, Fred Schepisi whose work includes the 'Six Degrees of Separation'. Following are some of the nominations for 2019 Film Festival Best Indie Film - 'Widow of Silence,' 'Bulbul Can Sing,' 'The Gold-Laden Sheep and the Sacred Mountain,' 'Namdev Bhau,' 'Bhonsle,' 'Chuskit,' 'Bhoga Khirkee.' Best Director - Sriram Raghavan for 'Andhadhun,' Zoya Akhtar for 'Gully Boy,' Thiagarajan Kumararaja for 'Super Deluxe,' … [Read more...] about Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019: ‘Gully Boy,’ ‘Andhadhun,’ Bag Top Nominations!
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Next Nishi Tiwari The Mumbai Film Festival returned for its 15th edition with a brand new ticketing system (patrons were required to book seats for the shows they wanted to watch) at Liberty theatre and Metro Big Cinemas theatre (South Mumbai) and Cinemax theatre (Versova, a western Mumbai suburb), with exciting new films, workshops, panel discussions and the much talked-about participation of acclaimed French filmmakers Leos Carax and Costa Gavras.Holy Motors was a huge draw at the festival's 2012 edition and was screened again this year, Gavras, 80, director of the acclaimed political thriller Z -- on which Dibakar Banerjee's Shanghai was based -- was felicitated with the Lifetime Achievement Award on the festival's inaugural day.The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza)Italian filmmaker Paulo Sorrentino's new film has been hailed by critics as a great 'update on Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita,' a 1960 social satire that won the Palme d'Or at the 1960 … [Read more...] about The 10 Best Films of Mumbai Film Festival
New Delhi: 'Sacred Games' actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been bestowed with the Golden Dragon Award at this year's Cardiff International Film Festival in the UK. The actor on Tuesday extended a word of thanks to UK politician and counsel general of Wales, Mick Antoniw, for presenting him with the award at this year's festival. "Thank You Mr. Mick Antoniw, the Counsel General of Wales, UK & "Cardiff International Film Festival" for bestowing me with the prestigious Golden Dragon Award," Nawaz tweeted. View this post on Instagram Congratulations #DameJudiDench on receiving the Lifetime Achievement award, Thank You Mr. @mick.antoniw the Counsel General of Wales UK & “Cardiff International Film Festival “ for bestowing me with the prestigious Golden Dragon Award. A post shared by Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@nawazuddin._siddiqui) on Oct 29, 2019 at 2:36am PDT Cardiff Festival which commenced on Thursday, October 24, and ended on Sunday, October … [Read more...] about Nawazuddin Siddiqui Wins Big at 2019 Cardiff International Film Festival
New Delhi: Nawazddin Siddiqui and Tannishtha Chatterjee starrer 'Roam Rome Main' has been selected for screening at the Busan International Film Festival. The upcoming feature is written and helmed by Tannishtha herself who is also making her directorial debut. Nawaz's next also stars Valentina Corti, Isha Talwar and Francesco Apollini. Pankaj Razdan and Ravi Walia are producing it with Eros International. Sharing the news on Twitter, film critic Taran Adarsh also put out the poster of the movie featuring Nawazuddin against the view of a city from a height. NawazuddinSiddiqui and Tannishtha Chatterjee... #RoamRomeMein - which marks the directorial debut of Tannishtha Chatterjee - selected for the official screening at #BusanInternationalFilmFestival... First look poster: pic.twitter.com/QdvCwBfTYE — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 30, 2019 Popular for his notorious and serious roles, the actor is pictured as a bespectacled decent looking man. The festival which is … [Read more...] about Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s ‘Roam Rome Mein’ To Be Screened At Busan International Film Festival
Beautiful movies, from across the world.The year 2014 was big when it came to foreign language films, as many film festival award winners played in theatres in New York City. This year 83 countries submitted their films for the best foreign language film category at the Oscars, which was a record. While the list has been shorten to nine semi-finalists, the original submissions include strong stories that examine human conditions around the world. Here, Aseem Chhabra lists his 11 favourite films that released in the US in 2014. Ilo Ilo Image: A scene from Ilo Ilo Director Anthony Chen, 30, gives us a warm film that looks at the class situation in Singapore in the most heartfelt way. Ilo Ilo is the story about a Filipino nanny, who leaves her child behind to come to Singapore to take care of an upper middle class family’s school-going son. Her struggles involve being accepted by the family, shortage of cash and missing her own child. As things start to normalise, Singapore … [Read more...] about Top 11 Foreign Language Films, 2014