Celluloid Chapter, Tata Steel to organise 13th International Film fest

MUMBAI: Celluloid Chapter, the film society of Jamshedpur, in association with Tata Steel is organizing the 13th Jamshedpur International Film Festival. It will start on 14 March and end on 26 March this year.

The festival has been divided into four sessions which are the Indian Panaroma, Showcasing Foreign Films, seminars and workshops.

Indian Panaroma will be screening six Indian films in three days starting 14 March. Said Celluloid Chapter secretary Debashish Chakroborty said, "Some of the films in this category are Mira Nair‘s Namesake, Anurag Kashyap‘s Black Friday, Gautam Ghosh‘s Yatra , Sandip Ray‘s Kailashe Kelenkari and Aamir Khan‘s Taare Zameen Par."

The foreign film category will be screening films from all over the world from 15 to 26 of this month. Countries like France, Norway, Germany, Israel, Turkey, The Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Czech, Columbia, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Cuba will be participating under this category.

"While Sunetra Ghatak will be conducting a seminar on Film Society‘s Movement in India on 16 March in the morning, the seminar called Meet the Directors will be addressed by Sandeep Ray, son of Satyajit Ray, in the evening," added Chakroborty.

The festival has received films from 11 embassies across the country. While the festival will open with Mira Nair‘s Namesake, Hungarian film Professor Albetti and Iranian Film Baran will be screened on the last day of the festival.

"A special set of Bangladeshi films will be inaugurated at the event and Bangladeshi film actor Tariq Masood will do the honours," he said.

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