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IFFI - Only 2 Hindi features among 21 in panorama

October 17, 2007 2:21:36 PM IST
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DHARM by Bhavna Talwar and GAFLA by Sameer Hanchate are the only two Hindi films among the twenty one features short listed for the Indian Panorama section of the forthcoming 38th International Film Festival of India in Goa next month.

A total of 15 non-features were also named by the juries which held their sittings in Delhi and submitted their report to Information and Broadcasting Ministry Secretary Asha Swarup. The non-features include six in Hindi.

The Juries for the Indian Panorama Section recommended that Lenin Rajendranís RATRI MAZHA (Night Rain- Malayalam) and Samir Chanda's EK NADIR GALPO (Bengali) will represent the country at the Asian, African and Latin American Competition of the Festival.

The two juries for feature and non feature films were headed by renowned filmmakers K S Sethumadhavan and Arun Khopkar respectively.

ORE KADAL (Malayalam) directed by Shyamaprasad will open the Indian Panorama feature film section, while BAGHER BACHA (Bengali) directed by Bishnu Dev Halder will open the non-feature section.

The films in the features selection include five Malayalam, four Marathi, three each in Kannada and Bengali, two each in Hindi and Tamil, and one each in Assamese and Manipuri. The non-features include six in Hindi, four in Malayalam, three in English, and one each in Bengali and Manipuri.

Both renowned filmmakers Buddhadeb Dasgupta and Adoor Gopalakrishnan have films in both the feature and non-feature sections. The films by Dasgupta are AMI, IYASIN AR AMAR MADHUBALA and NAUSHAD ALI - THE MELODY CONTINUES, and those by Gopalakrishnan are NAALU PENNUNGAL and THE DANCE OF THE ENCHANTRESS.

The selections were made out of 119 feature and 149 non-feature films. The members of the feature film jury were filmmakers Manju Borah from Guwahati, Leslie Carvalho from Bangalore, Abhijeet Dasgupta from Kolkata, Dr. Mrunalinni Patil Dayal from Mumbai, and Delhi critic Shubhra Gupta. The non-feature film jury comprised Delhi filmmaker Pankaj Butalia, Mumbai filmmaker Kavita Chaudhary, and Guwahati filmmaker Gautam Saikia.



 
 

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