RxPG News XML Feed for RxPG News   Add RxPG News Headlines to My Yahoo!  

Medical Research Health Special Topics World
 Latest Research 
 Clinical Trials
 Infectious Diseases
 Public Health
 Alternative Medicine
 Sports Medicine
 Medical News 
 Awards & Prizes
 Special Topics 
 Odd Medical News
  India Business
  India Culture
  India Diaspora
  India Education
  India Entertainment
  India Features
  India Lifestyle
  India Politics
  India Sci-Tech
  India Sports
  India Travel
 Reservation Issue
 Overseas Indian Doctor

Last Updated: May 20, 2007 - 10:48:48 AM
News Report
India Entertainment Channel

subscribe to India Entertainment newsletter
India Entertainment

   EMAIL   |   PRINT
Month-long European film fest kicks off
Apr 27, 2007 - 11:35:17 PM
The festival will travel to other parts of the country, including Pune -, Calicut and Kozhikode - and end in Kolkata -.

Article options
 Email to a Friend
 Printer friendly version
 India Entertainment channel RSS
 More India Entertainment news
[RxPG] New Delhi, April 27 - Cinema enthusiasts in the capital can look forward to viewing some choice European films with the inauguration of the nearly month-long 12th European Union Film Festival here Friday evening.

The April 27-May 24 festival opened with the screening of Academy Award winning German film 'The Lives of Others'.

The festival will showcase a package of more than 17 films. Each film will represent a different member state.

Inaugurating the festival, Stefan Dreyer, regional director South Asia, said: 'Presenting a selection of modern European cinema to the Indian public will help contribute to the understanding and appreciation of the film culture and also promote mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation among India and Europe.'

'In this festival, widely acclaimed and award winning films will be showcased. Since Germany has the presidency over the EU the film fest started with a German film 'The Lives of Others',' added George Loy, deputy head of embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The film festival is a part of the EU-India strategic partnership established at the sixth EU-India Summit in September. The event symbolises an important facet of the growing cultural relations between the EU and India.

'The festival is like a bouquet of films that gives vivid reflections of the cultural streams of Europe and stories that describe the European life in a certain socio-economic and cultural environment,' said Alexander Spachis, deputy head of Delegation of the European Commission to India.

Some of the films that will be screened are: 'Step by Step' -, 'Crazy Day' -, 'Journey to Jerusalem' -, 'Hanele' -, 'Wallah Be' -, 'Four Minutes' -, 'Shop of Dreams' -, 'Dancing at Lughnasa' -, 'Iberia' -, 'By the Pricking of My Thumbs' -, 'Three Days of Anarchy' -, 'Honey and Wine' -, and 'Warrior' -.

The festival will travel to other parts of the country, including Pune -, Calicut and Kozhikode - and end in Kolkata -.

More information about the venue, dates and the programme schedule is available at the website: www.delind.ec.europa.eu/en/euff2007.

Related India Entertainment News
Tisca to turn tipsy for Gupta's 'Alibaug'
Ashutosh, Hrithik not going to Cannes, but Ash might
'Sivaji' songs rule Tamil charts
'Chennai 600028' a surprise Tamil hit
Suniel Shetty to carry mom-in-law's social work forward
Shilpa moves apex court over Gere kiss
Mesmerising Madhuri turns 40 Tuesday
Narrating agony of homosexuals, eunuchs through film
I would've loved to do Sarkar's film: Vidya
Aarti hoping her role in 'Shootout...' is liked

Subscribe to India Entertainment Newsletter
E-mail Address:

For any corrections of factual information, to contact the editors or to send any medical news or health news press releases, use feedback form

Top of Page

© All rights reserved 2004 onwards by RxPG Medical Solutions Private Limited
Contact Us