#Film Festival

.California City, CA, USA
Check out the full list of nominees here. (Photo credit: Instagram/The Academy Awards)

  • The nominations areannounced for the 78th edition of Annual Golden Globe awards
  • This year, the awards be given for a total of 26 categories
  • The event celebrates the best work of television and cinema every year

.Berlin, Germany
All the International jury members are recipients of Berlin’s Golden Bear award for best film. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @berlinale)

  • The six-member jury panel will comprise directors from Iran, Hungary, Italy, and Romania
  • The jury panel this year will have no president
  • Critics and reporters will be given online access to movies during March 1-5 competition

.Panaji, Goa, India
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar addressed the audience at IFFA 2021. (Photo credit: Twitter/@IFFIGoa)

  • Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg's 'Another Round' opened the festival
  • Bollywood stars like Ranveer Singh, Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Vidya Balan sent their best wishes for the IFFA 2021
  • Bangladesh is the focus country at the 51st edition of the festival

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the ceremony in presence of notable actors and filmmakers. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The 26th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) was inagurated on Friday
  • The ceremony was virtually attended by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan
  • 131 movies from 45 countries will be screened till January 13

.Guwahati, Assam, India
Utpal Dutta says he has written to President Kovind. (Photo: Twitter/@utpal91)

  • Dutta said that the inclusion will both embolden and help the concerned artists
  • He has made films such as 'By Lame 2', 'Through Trust and Fear', and 'Je Galpar Ses Nai'
  • The National Film Awards already include thee gender marked awards

The director thanked the cast and crew of the film. (Photo: ANI)

  • The film has been nominated under the 'Live Action Short Film' category
  • Other films in the list included Shaan Vyas' 'Natkhat', Aditya Kelgaonkar's 'Sound proof'
  • Oscar-winner Resul Pookutty has designed the sound for the film

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mira Nair's 'A Suitable Boy' starring Ishaan Khattar and Tabu released on Netflix this week.(Photo Credit: https://twitter.com/MiraPagliNair?s=20)

  • Indian-American filmaker Mira Nair said that creativity is not permanent
  • She attended the India Film Project festival virtual meet on Friday
  • She is known for her remarkable work in 'Monsoon Wedding' and 'The Namesake'