Mumbai: NDTV Lumière, that brings contemporary world cinema to India, is participating in the 14th Kolkata Film Festival and 39th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) Goa. NDTV Lumière will showcase seven of its films from 10 – 17 November in Kolkata and 13 of its films from 22 November to 2 December in Goa.
Showcasing at the Kolkata Film Festival are films The Edge of Heaven, which won the Best Screenplay award at the 2007 Festival de Cannes; and Three Monkeys that won the Best Director award at the 2008 Festival de Cannes. Also included are movies like Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Samaritan Girl, Time, Breath and Ulzhan.
At IFFI in Goa, NDTV Lumière will offer films like Honeydripper, which won the Best Screenplay at the San Sebastián International film Festival, Spain. Also, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers that was screened at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival; Tulpan; The Princess of Nebraska; Silent Light; Angel; and Night Train.
NDTV Imagine senior vice president-new ventures Dhruvank Vaidya said, "It is our pleasure to participating in the premier film festivals of India. The prestigious IFFI and the Kolkata Film Festival will help us further expand the World Cinema movement in India. This handpicked selection from the NDTV Lumière collection is an exclusive opportunity for the audiences in Goa and Kolkata to savor some of our films which were never accessible before."