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Tribeca Film Festival's outdoor screenings across NYC to mark 20th anniversary(Twitter/slashfilm/alfabeto)

Tribeca Film Festival's outdoor screenings across NYC to mark 20th anniversary

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2021 09:03 AM IST
American actor Robert De Niro and Tribeca Film Festival co-founder Jane Rosenthal announced that the event will return this summer with live, in-person screenings featuring filmmakers, artists and audiences converging for Tribeca's 20th anniversary amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
The film enthusiast living on the island of Pater Noster for a week without a phone, friends or family is Lisa Enroth, an emergency nurse from Sweden.(YouTube/gbgfilmfestival)
The film enthusiast living on the island of Pater Noster for a week without a phone, friends or family is Lisa Enroth, an emergency nurse from Sweden.(YouTube/gbgfilmfestival)

Swedish nurse gets a chance to watch entire film festival alone in a lighthouse

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 10:05 AM IST
Lisa Enroth, an emergency nurse from Skövde, has been selected to watch the 60-movie programme of the Goteborg Film Festival in a lighthouse on a deserted island off the coast of Sweden.

Anusheel Chakrabarty says no big birthday celebrations this year

UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 05:40 PM IST
Due to Covid-19 and the demise of his family member, Anusheel has decided to have a low-key birthday this year.
The I-View World Film Festival had presence of popular personalities such as actors Swara Bhasker, Sayani Gupta, Vivek Gomber, Rajesh Tailang, Bani J, directors Onir, and Faraz Ansari.(PHOTOS: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)
The I-View World Film Festival had presence of popular personalities such as actors Swara Bhasker, Sayani Gupta, Vivek Gomber, Rajesh Tailang, Bani J, directors Onir, and Faraz Ansari.(PHOTOS: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)

Gurugram treats cinephiles, hosts film festival amid pandemic

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 02:23 AM IST
The recent I-View World Human Rights Film Festival had panel discussions, film screenings and a coveted guest list from India and abroad.
The cinematography of the movie,
The cinematography of the movie,

Hollywood actor-director, John Turturro presents a gut wrenching film, When the music changes, directed by Lakshmi Devy

UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 06:18 PM IST
Lakshmi Devy’s film “When the Music Changes” comes armed with a purpose too, that of making the world a better place for women and in that lies the positive message that there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Swara Bhasker dazzles at the I-View World Film Festival in sultry emerald saree(Instagram/reallyswara/aakritikochar)
Swara Bhasker dazzles at the I-View World Film Festival in sultry emerald saree(Instagram/reallyswara/aakritikochar)

Swara Bhasker looks breathtaking as she dazzles at the I-View World Film Festival in an emerald georgette saree

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 10:32 AM IST
Swara Bhasker makes heads turn with her smoking hot look in a leheriya saree from Amit Aggarwal’s couture collection at the I-View World Film Festival and we can’t help but feel the mercury go up instantly this winter | Check ravishing pictures inside
With his own way of adding realism and quirk to each role, the talented actor, Abhishek Banerjee, has garnered immense love and appreciation.
With his own way of adding realism and quirk to each role, the talented actor, Abhishek Banerjee, has garnered immense love and appreciation.

Unfortunately, in our country international acclaim is overshadowed by box office numbers: Abhishek Banerjee

Mumbai | By Kavita Awaasthi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 02:14 PM IST
The actor is happy that his short film has been selected in the top five films from India in Shorts TV Film Festival; which is an Oscar-qualifying film festival.
Ali Fazal, Richa Chadha at El Gouna Film Festival.
Ali Fazal, Richa Chadha at El Gouna Film Festival.

Ali Fazal, Richa Chadha enjoy a ‘windy red carpet walk’ at El Gouna Film Festival in Egypt, share stunning pics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 05:53 PM IST
Actors Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha have shared pictures from their red carpet appearance at the El Gouna Film Festival in Egypt. Richa also presented an award at the event.
Filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan’s Marathi film Bittersweet will be premiered at the prestigious Busan Film Festival at the end of this month.
Filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan’s Marathi film Bittersweet will be premiered at the prestigious Busan Film Festival at the end of this month.

Ananth Mahadevan hails theatres reopening: Smaller films that didn’t get space earlier can be the saviour

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Filmmaker and actor Ananth Mahadevan says it was time that theatres opened up and is hopeful that things will work out fine.
People sit in cars for an outdoor movie projection during Beijing International Film Festival at the Maple Garden Drive-in Cinema, following the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in Beijing, China on August 24, 2020.(Reuters File Photo/Representative Image)
People sit in cars for an outdoor movie projection during Beijing International Film Festival at the Maple Garden Drive-in Cinema, following the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in Beijing, China on August 24, 2020.(Reuters File Photo/Representative Image)

UAE, Israeli film bodies sign agreement, plan regional film festival

Dubai | By Reuters | Posted by Amrutha Kosuru
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2020 04:48 PM IST
The move comes after the countries agreed to establish bilateral diplomatic and trade ties, which officials have said will create significant economic opportunities.
With borders still closed, only local cinephiles could attend events such as the drive-in screenings held during the pandemic edition of the Toronto film festival.(tiff_NET/instagram)
With borders still closed, only local cinephiles could attend events such as the drive-in screenings held during the pandemic edition of the Toronto film festival.(tiff_NET/instagram)

Anupama Chopra muses on the wins and losses as the Toronto film festival goes virtual

Hindustan Times | By Anupama Chopra
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 10:49 AM IST
Even with its digital screenings and shrunken line-up, TIFF felt like a minor miracle; a reminder that storytelling never stops.
Two Indian films are set to compete at the Busan International Film Festival.
Two Indian films are set to compete at the Busan International Film Festival.

Emraan Hashmi’s Harami, Ananth Mahadevan’s Bittersweet head to Busan Film Festival

UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 12:14 PM IST
While Emraan Hashmi’s Harami will compete in the New Horizons section of the Busan International Film Festival, Bittersweet has been nominated for Jiseok awards.
It’s a major change to an event that routinely sends ripples through the film industry in normal times.(Instagram @cineart_nl)
It’s a major change to an event that routinely sends ripples through the film industry in normal times.(Instagram @cineart_nl)

Show must go on: Toronto to organise international film festival amid ongoing pandemic

Toronto | By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 11:14 AM IST
For the 45th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, organisers look to more hybrid solutions, keeping in mind the coronavirus pandemic and employ the use of drive-in and outdoor theatre screenings instead of tradition in-person viewings.
A still from African-American director Spike Lee’s filmed version of David Byrne’s Broadway special American Utopia which will be the opening film for the 45th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.(TIFF)
A still from African-American director Spike Lee’s filmed version of David Byrne’s Broadway special American Utopia which will be the opening film for the 45th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.(TIFF)

How the Toronto International Film Festival is adapting to the new normal, via drive-in screenings and open air theatres

Hindustan Times | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 02:14 PM IST
Unlike previous years stars will be unable to visit Toronto in person due to mandatory quarantine requirements but they will make appearances to interact with audiences on the digital platform.
The festival, which was organised on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, showcased a variety of movies ranging from Mani Ratnam’s Roja to Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Khakee.(HT Photo)
The festival, which was organised on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, showcased a variety of movies ranging from Mani Ratnam’s Roja to Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Khakee.(HT Photo)

Films on Gandhi, Sardar Patel most watched during virtual patriotic film festival

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 10:28 AM IST
Rakhee Gulzar turns 73.
Rakhee Gulzar turns 73.

Rakhee Gulzar: The enigmatic relationship she shares with estranged lyricist husband

UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 07:38 AM IST
Rakhee Gulzar, a self-confessed recluse, turns 73 and we explore the intriguing equation she shares with her husband Gulzar. The duo separated a year after their marriage but have not divorced.
The IFFI is a major event that sees the participation of thousands of cinema lovers from all around the world in film screenings, discussions and numerous other events.(ANI Photo)
The IFFI is a major event that sees the participation of thousands of cinema lovers from all around the world in film screenings, discussions and numerous other events.(ANI Photo)

Govt plans to go ahead with international film festival in November

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2020 04:16 AM IST
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant told media persons on Wednesday that the IFFI 2020 would be held in the state in the last week of November.
The Lockdown Film Festival jury consisted of Aparna Sen and Sharmila Tagore
The Lockdown Film Festival jury consisted of Aparna Sen and Sharmila Tagore

Creativity cannot be locked down, say organisers of a unique lockdown film festival

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 06:16 PM IST
The Lockdown Film Festival held recently was a digital short film festival that gave aspiring filmmakers a chance to document stories of common people dealing with the pandemic.NFDC provided this platform to showcase their talent through their homegrown OTT platform, Cinemas of India.
A still from the documentary Shut Up Sona which is premiering at the Hot Docs documentary film festival which has gone completely online for its 2020 edition due to the Covid-19 pandemic.(Hot Docs Festival)
A still from the documentary Shut Up Sona which is premiering at the Hot Docs documentary film festival which has gone completely online for its 2020 edition due to the Covid-19 pandemic.(Hot Docs Festival)

Hot Docs! North America’s largest documentary film festival goes online amid Covid-19 crisis

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 09:42 AM IST
The 10-day Hot Docs Festival was originally scheduled to commence on April 30, but the coronavirus crisis brought the curtain down upon staging multiple screenings before live audiences.
Amitabh Bachchan addressing at the Dada Saheb Phalke Retrospective, during the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2019), in Panaji on Wednesday.(ANI)
Amitabh Bachchan addressing at the Dada Saheb Phalke Retrospective, during the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2019), in Panaji on Wednesday.(ANI)

Amitabh Bachchan’s driver went missing, IFFI mismanaged: Goa Cong spokesperson Amarnath Panjikar

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 01:18 PM IST
The Congress also alleged that the Goa government had indiscriminately spent money on the event. ‘There is total mismanagement of IFFI. The decorations were not complete at various locations even after two days since the festival began.’
General view of the red carpet opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival 2003.(Getty Images)
General view of the red carpet opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival 2003.(Getty Images)

Film festivals open your head and ways of seeing the world, says Anupama Chopra

Hindustan Times | By Anupama Chopra
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 04:35 PM IST
A festival insists that you watch films you would never have encountered otherwise.
A still from Bhaskar Hazarika’s Aamis.(HT)
A still from Bhaskar Hazarika’s Aamis.(HT)

Festival of fights... camera, action

Hindustan Times | By Deepanjana Pal
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2019 06:30 AM IST
Usually, you go to a movie theatre because you want to be entertained. During a film festival, you hope for something far more complicated.
Delegates inaugurate the ARYAN INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’s FILM FESTIVAL at Jai Sri Periwal School in Jaipur(HT)
Delegates inaugurate the ARYAN INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’s FILM FESTIVAL at Jai Sri Periwal School in Jaipur(HT)

ICFF children’s film festival begins in five schools of Jaipur

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2019 01:29 PM IST
During the festival, the children will not only watch international films but also get an opportunity to interact with makers of those films.
Karan Johar says Ranveer Singh has Shah Rukh Khan’s mad intensity while Alia Bhatt has the spunk of Kajol.
Karan Johar says Ranveer Singh has Shah Rukh Khan’s mad intensity while Alia Bhatt has the spunk of Kajol.

Karan Johar wants Ranveer Singh, Janhvi Kapoor, Alia Bhatt in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai reboot

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 06:44 AM IST
Insisting that he does plan a remake or sequel for his 1998 hit Kuch Kuch Hota Hai anytime soon, Karan Johar has shared his wishlist for a reboot. The original film featured Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji.
FILE PHOTO: 72nd Cannes Film Festival - Opening ceremony and screening of the film "The Dead Don't Die" in competition - Red Carpet arrivals - Cannes, France, May 14, 2019. Cast member Selena Gomez poses REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: 72nd Cannes Film Festival - Opening ceremony and screening of the film "The Dead Don't Die" in competition - Red Carpet arrivals - Cannes, France, May 14, 2019. Cast member Selena Gomez poses REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)

Selena Gomez is launching her beauty line soon

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 03:28 PM IST
After scoring countless fashion deals, American singer Selena Gomez is ready to enter the beauty world.
While Shah Rukh Khan is yet to announce an acting project, he has his hands full with Netflix series Bard of Blood, Class of 83 and Betaal that he is producing.
While Shah Rukh Khan is yet to announce an acting project, he has his hands full with Netflix series Bard of Blood, Class of 83 and Betaal that he is producing.

Shah Rukh Khan denies Money Heist remake, says will ‘make same mistakes I have made in the last few years’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 05:28 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan talks about not acting for a long time, the uniqueness of Indian films and why they will ‘outlast Hollywood’.
Five stories from books that will look great on screen
Five stories from books that will look great on screen

CelebsPick: 5 books that should be movies!

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 09:01 PM IST
Film-makers choose their favourites books for screen adaptations
A still from Season 1 of Netflix’s Sacred Games, based on the novel by Vikram Chandra. Season 2 is out next month.
A still from Season 1 of Netflix’s Sacred Games, based on the novel by Vikram Chandra. Season 2 is out next month.

Page-turners, now on screen: The world of book-to-web adaptations

Hindustan Times | By Anesha George
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 06:52 PM IST
In the race for diverse content, authors are being wooed by film and web content producers, and represented by new agencies that specialise in adaptation deals.
The Grand Theatre Lumiere is the main hall of the opening ceremony(AFP)
The Grand Theatre Lumiere is the main hall of the opening ceremony(AFP)

Travel: At Cannes, it IS about films!

Hindustan Times | By Sanjeev Bijli
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 12:35 AM IST
Don’t be fooled by the fashion and the frippery. Behind the scenes, there are billions of dollars in business
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