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The 12th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival has organised a special section “Hindi Mood for Marrakech” this year to mark the centenary year of Indian cinema. Some of the Hindi films to be screened are Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Barfi!, English Vinglish, Don and Don 2.
An outdoor screening of selected films from Bollywood will be organised at the Jemaa el Fna square, each evening of the festival.
A delegation of Indian actors, directors and producers, lead by Amitabh Bachchan has been invited to attend a tribute ceremony on Saturday, December 1, 2012.
The festival will run from 30th November – 8th December, 2012.
Films to be screened under ‘Hindi Mood for Marrakech’:
Amitabh Bachchan | Actor
Black by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (Happiness & Tears) by Karan Johar
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Paan Singh Tomar, a film which was ready in 2010 but released two years later gained critical and commercial success. But not all films are fortunate enough to see the light of the day. Partho Sen-Gupta’s Hava Aney Dey, a film set in Mumbai, is one of the most authentic portrayals of the city on celluloid. The 2004 film had a screening at Berlinale, won the Best Film at Durban Film Festival and a Special Mention at Hong Kong International Film Festival but failed to get a release in India.
Hava Aney Dey was recently screened in Mumbai in a curatorial project film
Still from Hava Aney Dey
festival by Katha Centre for Film Studies. It was a part of the curation by filmmaker Manjeet Singh, on the theme ‘Emerging Voices of Indian Cinema’: Unreleased Independent Films.
The honesty of the film combined with the intransigence of the filmmaker meant »
- Nandita Dutta
2 items from 2012
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