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Internet may build a new society or destroy us: Krzysztof Zanussi

20 November 2012 1:26 AM, PST | | See recent news »

(L-r) Director, Iffi, Shanker Mohan, Krzysztof Zanussi, Director Polish Film, Anna Bromley and Director Pib, (M&C), Manisha Verma

“Internet may build a completely new society or it may destroy us, so the big challenge is to find a balanced way,” renowned Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi said while talking to media in Goa. He will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of 43rd International Film Festival of India today.

Talking about censorship Zanussi said, “Censorship is an ugly method of improving our life and added that Police states tackle this problem in a harsh way, while democratic nations do it in a far more reasonable manner”.

Zanussi has produced more than 80 films and documentaries. Some of them are, Camouflage, Family life, The Silent Touch, The Contract, Revisited, The Structure of Crystal , The Spiral and Constant Factor. His 1973 film The Illumination will be screened during the ten day festival. »

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Polish filmmaker Zanussi to get Lifetime Achievement Award at Iffi - 2012

20 November 2012 12:17 AM, PST | | See recent RealBollywood news »

Panaji, Nov 20: Renowned Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi known for producing acclaimed films like Camouflage, Family Life, The Silent Touch, The Contract and Revisited will be honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 43rd International Film Festival of India (Iffi) here on Tuesday.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to 73-year-old Zanussi during the opening function of Iffi here.

The award is conferred on an eminent international film personality for outstanding contribution to the world cinema and it carries an amount of Rs10 lakh,. »

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