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Ghai introduces Student films at Cannes

May 15, 2009 6:30:37 PM IST
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Subhash Ghai, Abhishek Bachchan and Sushma Singh ,Secretary- Ministry of Information inaugurated the Indian Film pavilion at the Cannes International Film Festival to promote Indian cinema to the international market and showcase some of the prominent films and short films at the festival. After the inauguration, Assocham headed by D.S Rawat held a press conference with prominent personalities including Subhash Ghai, Amit Khanna, Anurag Basu, Bobby Bedi, Manisha Koirala, Dipti Naval and many others.

At the press meet, Subhash Ghai expressed his confidence to media that though India has not had a strong presence at Cannes so far in terms of participation in the competition section, Cannes will soon see great films from India. The youth today are getting more educated about World Cinema and are preparing themselves for International competition by getting professional training for a long term career in schools like Whistling Woods International (WWI).

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Mr. Jerome Paillard, Exec. Director of the Cannes festival expressed that Indian filmmakers will shine in the coming years. Christian Jeune, Director of Film Department and Deputy Director Delegate of the Cannes festival, welcomed the constant endeavors by Indian film makers and Assocham to bring Indian cinema to the rest of the world.

Nine short films made by the first graduating batch of Directors from WWI are being showcased at the Short Film Corner this year and some of the broadcasters have already shown their interest in acquiring few films out of these.


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