Kolkata International Film Festival Kiff
Calcutta  /  Published 17.01.21

Film fest ends with open-air event

The 26th Kolkata International Film Festival  concluded on Friday with the awards being announced in the competition categories in a closing ceremony held outdoor for the first time. But there wa...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.01.21

Fest footfall low, spirits high

Filmmaker Goutam Ghose takes a look at an exhibition on Soumitra Chatterjee at the Nandan foyer after the inauguration on Saturday afternoon. The exhibition has photographs of the iconic actor from hi...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

Film fest online booking off

The online booking system for the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival has been scrapped from January 11. In a late evening notification on Friday, the festival committee announced that people wit...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

Film festival: a test of full-attendance

Cinema halls in Bengal can operate with 100 per cent attendance, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday. “Halls are operating with 50 per cent audience because of the pandemic. I will as...
By Debraj Mitra, Sudeshna Banerjee, M.R. Venkatesh in Calcutta, Chennai

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.21

Bengal nod for 100% theatre occupancy

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that cinema halls in the state can now operate with full occupancy with adherence to Covid-safety guidelines. The Chief Minister announced he...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

SRK to join film fest virtually

On Friday, LED screens will be installed in front of each venue to telecast the virtual inauguration live, festival officials said. The film festival, which was pushed back from the original November...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.01.21

Virtual flag-off plan for film fest

Contemporary films to be screened will include prize-winning entries at Berlin, Venice and Busan film festivals. Discussions on films will be held at Ektara Mancha in the Rabindra Sadan complex daily...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Film fest deferred to January

The Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), which was scheduled to take place from November 5 to 12, has been postponed to January. The festival will be held from January 8 to 15, chief minister ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Lights, camera, action: Kolkata film fest a hit

The Nandan promenade was crowded as usual around 4pm on Wednesday on the 4th day of the Kolkata International Film Festival.At any point, at least five smells hung in the air. Arcane hobby publication...
By Aditya Nag in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.19

Film on conflict that lost crew members to bombings

A 142-minute war feature that had its world premiere at Kolkata International Film Festival on Monday stood out for its theme, which claimed even some of the makers of the film.The End Will Be Spectac...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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