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Kolkata Int’l film fest to go ahead on schedule

Published : 05 Jan 2022 09:36 PM | Updated : 06 Jan 2022 04:47 PM

The 27th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) is going ahead as per schedule. This was announced at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon that had Indranil Sen, Haranath Chakraborty, Arindam Sil, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Sayantika Banerjee, Ananya Chakraborti, Shantanu Bose and Subrata Halder in attendance. 

This edition of KIFF will screen seven films from Finland – which is the focus country of the festival. They are Zaida Bergroth’s ‘Tove’, Aki Kaurismaki’s ‘Toivon Tuolla Puolen’ (The Other Side Of Hope) and ‘Le Havre’ (The Haven), Pamela Tola’s ‘Terasleidt’ (Ladies Of Steel), Jenni Toivoniemi’s ‘Seurapeli’ (Games People Play) and Teemu Nikki’s ‘Sokea Mies Joka Ei Halunnut Nahda Titanicia’ (A Blind Man Who Did Not Want To See The Titanic). Juho Kuosmanen’s ‘Compartment No.6’, which shared the Grand Prix award at Cannes with ‘A Hero’, is also among the 15 shortlisted films competing this year for the Best International Feature Film at the Oscar. This film is in the international competition at KIFF. 

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   Times of India

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