Film Festivals From Europe - Press Release

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New Delhi, Pune and Kolkata are all set to witness a selection of 11 short films, 4 documentaries and 5 feature films from five of the most interesting film festivals of Europe:

Berlinale (Germany)
Festival du film d’amour de Mons (Belgium)
Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival (Portugal)
Festival del film Locarno (Switzerland)
Rome Independent Film Festival (Italy)

as per the following schedule:

New Delhi: Thursday, 29th September 2016 – Saturday, 1st October 2016; Bikaner House, Pandara Road

Pune: Thursday, 29th September 2016 – Sunday, 2nd October 2016; National Film Archives of India, Law College Road

Kolkata: Friday, 30th September 2016 – Sunday, 2nd October 2016; Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, E.M. Bypass Road

Three well-known international film personalities from Belgium, Italy and Switzerland will be present and will be interacting with the audience, conducting master classes and workshops:

André Ceuterick, Executive Director of the ‘Festival du Film d’Amour de Mons’, Belgium
Simone Mariani, Director of the Documentary “A journey on the tabla”
Sanjay Kansa Banik, the protagonist of the aforesaid film, Italy
Lionel Baier, Director of “La Vanité”, Switzerland

The Indian table player Sanjay Kansa Banik – now living in Italy – will be performing live in Delhi on 29th September at 7:30 pm, in Pune on 30th September at 7:50 pm and in Kolkata on 2 nd October at 4:30 pm.

Full schedule of the guests:

New Delhi

29th September 7:15 pm: conversation with Simone Mariani and Sanjay Kansa Banik followed by a performance by Sanjay
30th September 8:00 pm: conversation with André Ceuterick
1st October 8:15 pm: conversation with Lionel Baier


29th September 4:30 pm: inaugural address by André Ceuterick
30th September 2:00 pm: workshop on acting by Simone Mariani
30th September 7:00 pm: tabla performance by Sanjay Kansa Banik
2nd October 2:00 pm: workshop on film making with Lionel Baier
2nd October 4:30 pm: Closing film of the festival “La vanité” followed by a conversation with its director Lionel Baier


30th September 2:30 pm: masterclass by Lionel Baier
30th September 6:45 pm: conversation with Lionel Baier
1st October 1:00 pm: masterclass by André Ceuterick
2nd October 2:30 pm: masterclass by Simone Mariani
2nd October 4:30 pm: tabla concert by Sanjay Kansa Banik
2nd October 6:15 pm: conversation with Simone Mariani and Sanjay Kansa Banik
The event has been brought to you by The Royal Belgian Embassy and Wallonie-Bruxelles International, Goethe Institute Max Mueller Bhavan, Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, Portuguese Embassy Cultural Centre and the Embassy of Switzerland in India and is in association with Bikaner House, Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute and Culture Monks, Pune Film Foundation, National Film Archives of India and MIT Film and Television Institute.


Free entry to all venues. Seating on first come first served basis. All movies in the original language with English subtitles.

For more info please contact T.: +91-11-26871901

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