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AIFF to be held from Feb 5

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jan 17 (UNI) A five-days seventh edition of Aurangabad International Film Festival (AIFF) would held here from February 5 onwards, Director of Festival Ashok Rane said on Friday.
Addressing a press conference here, he said at least 40 films would be screened during the festival, of which nine would be from different regional languages in India.
The festival would start with the screening of "Hellaro", a Gujarati period drama film and conclude with the screening of "Parasite" , a South Korean movie.
Director Sriram Raghavan would be the chief guest for the opening ceremony of the festival.
"Hellaro" director Abhishek Shah would also be present there along with Marathi actor-directors Prasad Oak and Chinmay Mandlekar.
Chandrakant Kulkarni, artistic director of the festival, said a seminar would be held on the topic of 'History and Cinematic Liberty' on February 6, in which Marathi film directors Om Raut, Digpal Lanjekar and Prasad Oak would take part, he added.
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