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'Feeling hounoured for my film being screened at IFFI': Pierre Filmon

'Feeling hounoured for my film being screened at IFFI': Pierre Filmon

Panaji, Nov 23 (UNI) Pierre Filmon, director of ‘Close Encounters with Vilmos Zsigmond’, being screened under 'Documenting the Legends' section at 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which is underway here, has said that he felt hounoured for his film being screened at IFFI.
Speaking to media here, he said, 'It is my first visit to India and feel honoured that my film is being screened at the 47th IFFI.
The film explores the life and artistry of one of the virtuoso founding fathers of contemporary cinematography, the Hungarian born neo-realist, Vilmos Zsigmond.
' The Director said his film was about the craft, genius and the man himself.
He said he made the documentary because he wanted to portray the simplicity and generosity of one of the best cinematographers in history.
He said, 'I believe it is not mine, but their (Pierre and Vilmos) documentary, and Vilmos himself helped him shoot, when requested.
Furthermore, this documentary is the declaration of his love towards cinema.
He took pride in making this documentary, as through the film, Vilmos Zsigmond, will always be alive on the screen.
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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor unveils Max Fashion's festive collection

Mumbai, Sept 20 (UNI) Max Fashion, India’s fashion brand, unveiled its exclusive festive collection with India’s favourite chef Sanjeev Kapoor and his wife Alyona Kapoor, at Grand Central Mall, Seawood in Navi Mumbai.

Haseena Parker

'Haseena Parker' is an emotional story: Shraddha Kapoor

New Delhi, Sept 20 (UNI) Known for playing lovable characters onscreen, Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor will be now seen essaying a grey character in Apoorva Lakhia's 'Haseena Parkar'.


'Newton' is extra special: Rajkummar Rao

By Sanya Pandey


New Delhi, Sept 19 (UNI) He has established a niche for himself in the film industry with powerful performances in films like 'Aligarh', 'Citylights', 'Trapped' and, more recently, 'Bareilly Ki Barfi ', National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao says his upcoming movie 'Newton' is a special film.


PVR introduces a home grown big screen format for a truly enigmatic movie experience

Kolkata, Sep 19 (UNI) Keeping the legacy of innovation moving, PVR Cinemas, the largest film exhibitor in the country has unveiled their new sub-brand, P[XL] - PVR’s home grown big movie screen format known as Premium Extra Large at Mani Square in the city.


TV Prog: 'O Darling Yeh Hai India!' on DD National tomorrow

New Delhi, Sept 18 (UNI) The 1995 musical parody 'Oh Darling, Yeh Hai India!', starring Shah Rukh Khan, will charm viewers on the small screen tomorrow.

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is organising ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017’ in association with Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.