European Union Film Festival rings in 25th year, the Silver Jubilee edition, digitally; unveils a line-up of over 40 award-winning movies from 26 European countries
Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) in association with Delegation of the European Union, New Delhi present first-ever virtual edition – featuring outstanding, award-winning European cinema that bring forth inspiring stories, all from the comfort and safety of our homes. Marking its 25th year – the Silver Jubilee edition in India – the festival celebrates EU-India cultural ties, by bringing the best of European cinema and classics to Indian audiences.
Bringing a slice of Europe to India, the Festival will showcase movies from 26 European countries, including 25 Member States, comprising, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. Switzerland will be also represented at the Festival.
The Festival comprises of a section of European masterpieces, from Agnès Varda’s seminal Cléo From 5 to 7 and Kieslowski’s Three Colours: Blue, to Bergman’s Persona, and Bunuel’s surrealist masterpiece The Exterminating Angel, from Antonio Pietrangeli’s iconic I Knew Her Well to the classic of the Czech New Wave, Milos Forman’s Loves of a Blonde, up to the dramatically current Ali: Fear Eats the Soul by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. It also includes, as a tribute to Indian Cinema Satyajit Ray’s Aparajito and Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court.
Tickets for viewing and access for the Film Festival and the activities will be free for audiences. Audiences can register through the Delegation’s website and social media channels. The Film Festival will run till 30th November. Once registered, viewers can log in at their convenience and watch the movies at their own pace.
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