“The Sound Man Mangesh Desai” to be screened at Norient Film Festival

“The Sound Man Mangesh Desai” getting screened at”Norient Film Festival, which will take place between the 27 and 31 January in Bern,Switzerland.It is a festival only for Sound & music.

According to Subhas Sahoo, It was an absolutely fantastic Q/A session with famous Hollywood Sound Editor Midge Costin( Saving Private Ryan etc ) who has directed a film on Sound “Making Waves” Streaming in Amazon Prime, Monia Acciari, global cinema expert & Moderated by Miriam de Rosa, lecturer in film studies

You are invited to the new Q&A series of the 10th Norient Film Festival NFF. Together with our moderators we will learn more about the films, the directors’ inspiration, and dive deeper into the films’ topics. say’s Sahoo.

– Midge Costin, director «Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound» (USA 2019)
– Subash Sahoo, director «The Sound Man Mangesh Desai» (India 2017)
– Monia Acciari, global cinema expert

Moderated by Miriam de Rosa, lecturer in film studies

Language: English

This session is pre-recorded and will be streamed via Facebook.

Watch «The Sound Man Mangesh Desai» just before the Q&A and start at 18.45 CET or watch «Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound» just before the Q&A and start at 19.15 CET.

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26th Kolkata International Film Festival opens on Jan 8th 2021.

Opening Film at KIFF Jan 2021

26th Kolkata International Film Festival was scheduled to take place from 5th to 12th November, 2020. Due to Covid-19 Pandemic it has been rescheduled for Jan 8-15 2021.

This year, the inauguration of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will be at Nabanna Sabhaghar. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the festival only in the presence Organizing committee members. However, attempts are being made to get outstation celebrities to join the inauguration virtually, but confirmation is still awaited from the celebrities.

Among 1,170 movies submitted for consideration, the authorities selected 132 feature films, documentaries and short films to be screened at eight venues. Among these were 81 feature films, 50 short films and documentaries from 45 countries. As a special tribute to Soumitra Chatterjee, the festival will be inaugurated with the screening of ‘Apur Sansar’ on January 8 at Rabindra Sadan. His ‘Dekha’, ‘Ganadevata’, ‘Wheel Chair’, ‘Akash Kusum’, ‘Mayurakshi’, ‘Kony’, ‘Podokkhep’ and ‘Bohomaan’ will also be part of the special tribute section. Director Anubhav Sinha of ‘Thappad’, ‘Article 15’, ‘Mulk’ and ‘Ra.One’ fame has been invited to deliver the prestigious Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture this year.

To watch the films please refer to the schedule at the link below