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First International Film Festival in Chandigarh from 27th -31st March

HomeACTIVITIESFirst International Film Festival in Chandigarh from 27th -31st March

First International Film Festival in Chandigarh from 27th -31st March

Do you know? 1913 was the era when the first film in India was released and this marked the beginning of the Indian Cinema. Since then, the craze for Cinema has been deep rooted into the people. Talking about the present, people are just not stuck to Bollywood, Pollywood or Tollywood Cinema, rather they are showing their keen interest into international cinema as well. As per the growing demand of international entertainment among the people, here’s the good news for Chandigarhians! International Film Festival in Chandigarh has finally come!

International Film Festival in Chandigarh

Now the people can enjoy a diverse range of award-winning films from around the world.  This esteemed event will bring the successful and popular actors, filmmakers, industry professionals and cinephiles together to celebrate the art and culture of cinema. This International Film Festival in Chandigarh will showcase various films spanning different genres and themes

Everything to know about International Film Festival in Chandigarh

The Cinevesture International Film Festival (CIFF) will take place from 27 March to 31 March 2024 in Chandigarh. The Film screenings will be held at Cinepolis, Jagat Mall, Sector 17, while other events will be held at hotel Taj Chandigarh. Also, an exhibition will be organized at the Sector-17 Underpass to celebrate Raj Kapoor and Dev Anand’s hundredth anniversary.

The International Film Festival in Chandigarh is lined up with more than 67 titles including world cinema, Indian feature films, classics as well as shorts films. CIFF will not only screen Indian and international titles but also connect filmmakers and industry specialists with investors, exhibitors, and distributors.

International Film Festival in Chandigarh

The International Film Festival in Chandigarh is organized by Nina Lath, the former National Film Development Corporation Managing Director and Film Bazaar founder. The CIFF director is former Films Division Director-General- VS Kundu and its Artistic Director is Bina Paul, who previously directed the International Film Festival of Kerala.

The CIFF is inaugurated by actor Boman Irani along with Rasika Duggal and Rajshri Deshpande. The event kicked off with the screening of award-winning French film,” The Taste of Things” starring Juliette Binoche.

The International Film Festival in Chandigarh will showcase 24 International features in the World Cinema section. It includes the Jonathan Glazer’s Oscar-winning- The Zone Of Interest, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s- Monster, the animated film- Sultana’s Dream, the Iranian documentary- Seven Winters in Tehran and Sri Lankan master Prasanna Vithanage’s- Paradisestarring Darshana Rajendran and Roshan Mathew.

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Among the Indian titles, Gurvinder Singh’s- Adh Chanani Raat, Rima Das’s- Tora’s Husband, Jayant Somalkar’s- Sthal and Lijo Jose Pellissery’s- Malaikottai Vaaliban will be presented. The Indian documentaries include Harjit Singh’s film- Imroz and Varun Grover’s short film- Kiss. The Indian classics that will be screened at open-air screenings are Satyajit’s Ray’s Jalsaghar and Guru Dutt’s Kaagaz Ke Phool. The event also includes a children’s section compiled by Harinder Sandhu.

The festival will host 20 masterclasses and panel discussions featuring an impressive lineup of sessions with film personalities such as Karan Johar, Tahira Kashyap, Abhay Deol, Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal, Varun Grover, Rashmeet Kaur, Roshan Mathew, Suvinder Vicky, Boman Irani, Rasika Duggal, Rajshri Deshpande, Hansal Mehta, Gulshan Devaiah, Randeep Jha, Shekhar Kapur, Sudhir Mishra, Saugata Mukherjee, and others.

The International Film Festival in Chandigarh will come to an end with South Korea’s highest grossing film of 2024, a horror drama- Exhuma.

Wrapping Thoughts

Attending such events where one can watch several popular films that too at national and international level, is something that only few can experience. So, Chandigarhians do not miss out this opportunity and do visit the CIFF. Express your love for cinema and get to know more about the diverse cultural films. The information regarding passes and registration for the event can be accessed through www.ciff.in.

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