Wednesday, 9 July 2014

5th Jagran Film Festival, Delhi concludes

5th Jagran Film Festival, Delhi concludes; now all set to travel across the next 15 cities in India

Insightful master class, Engaging discussions, World of short films, Indian Showcase, and much more at last day of 5th Jagran Film Festival, Delhi

L-R_Ajit Rai_Ajay Brahmatmaj_Feroz Abbas Khan at JFF
With a promise to take the film festival to 16 cities across India, the 5th Jagran Film Festival promises to keep the momentum on, the final day of 5th Jagran Film Festival, New Delhi was an absolute treat for movie lovers and a learning experience for those more serious about the business. Needless to say that people will be talking about this one for a sometime to come. Scheduled between 5th July, 2014 to 8th July, 2014 the festival concluded with a lot of inspiration and excitement amongst the audience. 

After three days of celebrating cinema, the final few films screened today included The Tale of Nayachampa (Bengali), Kerala Verma Pazhassi Raja (Malayalam), A Rainy Day (Marathi ), Ankhon Dekhi (Hindi), Dekh Tamasha Dekh (Hindi), Punjab 1984 (Punjabi), A woman as a friend (Italian), Barbarians (Serbian), The Man of the Crowd (Portuguese), Bad Hair (Spanish), Madras CafĂ© (Hindi) and Revival (Czech Republic).

The last of the 5th Jagran Film Festival, New Delhi master classes were conducted by Sanjeev Gupta (Director-Q), Cyrus Dastur (Founder-Shamiana), Rajendra Talak and Manoj Srivastava on ‘Starting Small with Shorts’This session was an interesting conversation where short films as not just a starting point, but also a genre that is budding and being explored more by even established directors was discussed. 

The second master class was ‘Writing on Cinema-What You Need to Know,’ was chaired by Feroz Abbas, Ajay Brahmatmaj, Ajit Rai and Manoj Srivastava. It was moderated by Prakash K Ray. ‘The session was important and interesting for all those interested in becoming the future ‘critics’ of cinema.

Well, the fourth day has gone and 5th Jagran Film Festival, New Delhi has come to an end. But not so soon! The festival is now set to travel to the next 15 cities with their interesting lineup of films for cinema lovers across the country.

So, stay tune, as there is still more that has to be shared by your very own Jagran Film Festival, with you!

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