Rare international films to be shown at DIFF

New Delhi, Oct 10 : The Dharamshala Film Festival, starting Oct 24, will showcase the works of international film artists that have never been screened in India earlier.

Films like Israeli filmmaker Omer Fast's "Continuity", French filmmaker Marine Hugonnier's " Ariana" and Lebanese filmmaker Rabih Mroue's "The Pixelated Revolution" will be screened in the Art and Film section, said a statement.

These films have been specially curated in collaboration with DIFF partner, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21), an art foundation based in Vienna, Austria.

Art world figure Francesca von Habsburg, also the founder of TBA21, will be present for this segment.

Other filmmakers attending the festival include Polish filmmaker Jacek Borcuch known for his film "Lasting", Nishtha Jain who made "Gulabi Gang" and "Filmistaan" director Nitin Kakkar.

The four-day festival will showcase a mix of 30 films, including fiction, documentaries, short films and experimental cinema.

--IANS (Posted on 10-10-2013)

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