Saturday, June 3, 2017

NFAI to host European film festival on June 11


PUNE: There is a treat in store for film buffs. The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) will host a European Union Film Festival 2017 which brings a selection of some of the finest and most riveting films from Europe.

The festival from June 11 to 17 and will premier with a screening of the Estonian film Cherry Tobacco. In its 22nd edition this year, the European Union Film Festival features a bouquet of 22 latest and award-winning European films from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and  Sweden.

Organized by the Delegation of the European Union, National Film Archive of India and Directorate of Film Festivals, the festival will be inaugurated by Riho Kruuv, ambassador of Estonia to India at 6.30 pm at National Film Archive of India in the presence of Prakash Magdum, director, NFAI and two young film directors from Estonia, Katrin Maimik and Andres Maimik, who have filmed Cherry Tobacco.

The NFAI, the Delegation of the European Union and the Directorate of Film Festivals will host a "masterclass" in Pune on June 12 by the Maimiks. It will cover direction, screen writing, and international film making.


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