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Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che will open the 13th edition of the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival. Besides, the festival will host a tribute to actress Shabana Azmi and screen some of the films that she has acted in – Fire by Deepa Mehta, Ankur by Shyam Benegal and City of Joy by Roland Joffe.
The festival that showcases Indian feature films, documentaries and shorts will be held from November 22-28, 2013 in Florence, Italy.
Five feature films will compete in the Feature Films Competition. The Coffin Maker by Veena Bakshi, Monsoon Shootout by Amit Kumar, Lessons in Forgetting by Unni Vijayan, Heroine by Madhur Bhandarkar and Oonga by Devashish Makhija.
The documentaries in Documentary Competition are Finding Carlton – Uncover the Story of Jazz by Susheel Kurien, A Man Who Planted The Jungle by Piyush Pande, Beyond Bollywood by Adam Dow, Scattered Windows, Connected Doors by Ziba Bhagwagar and Roohi Dixit, »
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Still from Umesh Kulkarni’s Girni
The 35th edition of the Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival will commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema with ‘Namaste India’, a sub – section that will screen 41 Indian shorts.
The sub-section that falls under Panorama section aims to offer “a broader historical and cultural overview of this giant country’s (India) film production.” For this festival has made a varied selection, keeping in mind the cultural and geographical diversity in the country. An inclusive list that includes works from film students to independent film makers on a variety of themes like the city, the country, native and religious communities, prostitution, theatre, tradition, borders, poverty, etc.
Out of these, five shorts will be part of a Retrospective of Umesh Kulkarni, who is also on the International Jury of the festival. His shorts: Darshan, Girni, Three of Us, Gaarud and Vilay will be screened at the festival. »
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