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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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Padmavati controversy: I&B Ministry should resolve issue taking into confidence secs whose sentiments have been hurt: Cong

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) Charging the Government of maintaining a silence on the controversy generated by the film 'Padmavati', the Congress on Friday said the Information and Broadcasting Ministry should reach a resolution on the issue keeping in view the sections whose sentiments have been hurt by the film.


‘Tumhari Sulu’: Vidya shines yet again

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) She is one actress who is known to carry the entire movie on her own shoulders as was witnessed in films like 'The Dirty Picture ' and 'Kahaani'.


3rd edition of Russian Film Days to be part of IFFI

Panaji, Nov 16 (UNI) After the success of its first two seasons, the third edition of Russian Film Days, a world-class film festival that showcases the best of contemporary and classic Russian cinema is back
in India.


Padmavati: UP govt asks I&B ministry to look into controversy

Lucknow, Nov 15 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government has shot off a letter to the Union Information and Broadcasting ministry, asking to look into the controversy over the upcoming Bollywood film Padmavati and ask the Film Censor Board to release the movie considering the sentiments of the people in the country.


I want to grow as an actor: Rajkummar Rao

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Nov 15 (UNI) National Award winning actor Rajkummar Rao, who is making his digital debut with the much-awaited ALTBalaji’s web-series 'Bose: Dead/Alive' says he does films that he believes in and he just wants to grow as an actor.

Sanjay&Madhuri reunite for 'Akhiyan Milaon' in StarPlus show

Sanjay&Madhuri reunite for 'Akhiyan Milaon' in StarPlus show

New Delhi, Nov 13 (UNI) More than two decades after creating a buzz with their chemistry in the romantic song 'Akhiyan Milaon Kabhi Akhiyan Churaon' in the film 'Raja', actor Sanjay kapoor and the 90s Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit will reunite for the in 'classic' romantic number in Star Plus’ new show ‘Dil Sambhal Jaa Zara’.