NDTV Lumière, Loungefly bring World Cinema Fridays to Goa


Mumbai: NDTV Lumière and Loungefly have come together to bring to cinema lovers in Goa a mid-week session of the best in world cinema, followed by stimulating discussions. Called World Cinema Fridays, seating and entry is free at Loungefly.

Kicking off on 26 December, World Cinema Fridays will provide movie lovers with an opportunity to watch contemporary, cutting edge world cinema. It will also present critics and film aficionados from different backgrounds a platform to share their views, opinions and thoughts on intriguing subjects. World Cinema Friday will hold movie screenings twice a month on every alternate Fridays at 8.30 pm.

Announcing the initiative NDTV Imagine senior vice president – new ventures Dhruvank Vaidya said, "With its distinct, vibrant and lively feel, Goa is an ideal place for us to have our film club property. We are confident that Goa would lend its charm towards World Cinema Fridays and make it a completely different movie watching experience all together."

Loungefly owner Amardipta Biswas added, "We at Loungefly are delighted to be a part of this very noble concept from NDTV Lumière, focussing on Contemporary World Cinema. Goa as a market has always been home to multi-cultural interests and activities, by virtue of the presence of an extremely creative and artistically inclined society."

World Cinema Fridays will commemorate its launch with the screening of the off-beat romantic thriller Read My Lips (2001). The triple award-winner at the 2002 César Awards was also awarded the Best Actress and Best Director award at the 2002 Newport International Film Festival.