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The Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy (KCA), in collaboration with the Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI) is launching its first statewide international film festival in November with ambitious plans to expand it to all the districts of Karnataka in the coming years. The festival starts in Bidar on Nov 9 (4 days, 16 films); Dharwar on Nov 10 (4 days, 12 films); Mangalore on Nov 14 (4 days, 12 films) and Shimoga on Nov 15 (4 days, 16 films). The festival has been organised in collaboration with Suchitra and other local film societies.


Apart from Suchitra in Bangalore (Nov 8 – 14, 28 shows), the screenings are being held at Yavanika (Nov 8 – 14, 28 shows), which is the main venue, Malleswaram Seva Sadan (Nov 9 – 12, 16 shows) and Samprati, Malleswaram (Nov 13-15, 12 shows).


The festival will see two seminars in collaboration with FIPRESCI, Suchitra School of Cinema and Dramatic Arts and Press Club of Bangalore at Yavanika: on Saturday, Nov 13 (3:00 – 5:30 PM), 'THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF FILM DISTRIBUTION AND EXHIBITION IN THE DIGITAL AGE' with director Nagathihalli Chandrashekar, distributor 'MARS' Suresh and Jyotsna Pattabiraman, founder of; and Sunday, Nov 14 (3:00 – 6:00 PM), 'FILM CRITICISM TODAY' with Narahari Rao, MK Raghavendra and journalist Sadashiva Shenoy, general secretary, Press Club of Bangalore.


Entry is through delegate passes, priced at Rs 200/- (Student concession: Rs.100, on producing ID). For passes and details, KCA contact phone or fax- 080- 822133410, email:; or use this online ticketing option.


Anand Varadaraj


November 08, 2010 — 3:08 pm to
November 15, 2010 — 3:08 am

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Suchitra Film Society
B.V. Karanth Road
Banashankari II stage
Bangalore, Karnataka