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Dehradun Film Festival’s 4th edition from Sept 21

By September 18, 2018No Comments

Source : The Tribune

New Delhi, September 16 : The fourth edition of the Dehradun International Film Festival (DIFF) will be held from September 21-23 at Silver City, Rajpur Road.

The festival will showcase a wide array of regional films, short films, documentaries and national and international award-winning films like “The Saviour”, “Noorie: The Light”, “Pankhuri”, “Kismat” and “Raja Bajrangi” to name a few.

The fourth edition will not only witness the renowned people from the industry like Ramesh Sippy, Sharman Joshi, Vivek Vaswani and Hemant Pandey but also showcase distinguished writers, literary and contemporary guests from the domain of art, culture and other social segments, said a statement.

The mission behind the Dehradun International Film Festival is to offer a platform to the local talent to showcase their works and screen the movies which are rich in content and deliver a strong message.

The festival is aimed at bringing the aspiring talent of Uttarakhand and the renowned names of the film industry on one common platform, facilitating a dialogue between them and eventually opening the door of opportunities for the film industry and for the aspiring talent.

“With Bollywood celebrities like Subhash Ghai, Prem Chopra, Divya Dutta, Ranvir Shorey et al supporting us tremendously, our vision of making Uttarakhand a natural hub for celebrating cinema, art, and culture through DIFF shall come true,” said Rajesh Sharma, Festival Director.

DIFF will conclude with an award function to honour the winners of the short film (fiction and non-fiction), feature film (fiction and non-fiction) and to facilitate the Lifetime Achievement Award.  The award ceremony will also appreciate the contribution of various performers and other associates. — IANS

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