Warsaw [Poland]: Film festivals have become a widespread phenomenon across the globe over the last fifty years as major events that go on to establish the reputation of the cities in which they are organised. The Indian Film Festival will be organised in Poland in October 2017 and what better way to celebrate 70 Glorious years of India’s Independence. A Curtain Raiser Press Conference was organised to officially announce the first ever Indian Film Festival in Poland to be organised in Warsaw & Krakow from 7th – 10th October 2017.
The INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL POLAND is dedicated to Indian Cinema showcasing path breaking films from the Indian Film Industry which have been jointly curated by Captain Rahul Bali & Mr. R C Dalal and proudly organised by Indian Film Festivals Worldwide under the patronage of The Embassy of India in Poland, The Polish Institute New Delhi, Indo Polish Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Indian Association of Poland & India International Foundation.
The INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL POLAND is an endeavour to promote the art and culture between India & Poland via cinema and will feature some of the finest Indian movies. Indian cinema is known for its vibrancy and colour that depicts great virtues like love, bonding and various human emotions on a larger than life canvas through songs, dance and music. The iconic brand of Indian cinema that aims at spreading sheer happiness will be on display. The audience in Poland will have an opportunity to see some great works of creative brilliance by master Indian film makers by way of these Indian movies which will go a long way in strengthening the bonds of friendship between the two countries.
The Press Conference was attended by H.E. The Ambassador of India to Poland- Sh. Ajay Bisaria, President of IPCCI – Mr. J J Singh, President of IIF – Mr. Ashok Mannani, and the Co-Founders & Curators of IFFW, Captain Rahul Bali & Sh. R C Dalal who addressed the gathering to gave them an insight into the Indian Film Festival that is sure to generate euphoria about India in Poland via cinema.
H.E. The Ambassador of India to Poland Sh. Ajay Bisaria said,” The first ever Indian Film Festival in Poland will hopefully become a bridge between the Indian & Polish film industries. It will be devoted to a greater appreciation of cinema in particular, art and culture in general, by showcasing Indian films for Polish audiences and opening new avenues of bilateral cooperation between our countries. This celebration of cinema will be part of a wider Festival of India that we hope will bring a gourmet selection of India’s cultural offerings to our Polish friends, for a whole year.”
Speaking on the occasion Co-Founder & Curator of IFFW Captain Rahul Bali said, “Indian Film Festival Poland shall be an annual event which shall feature a rich mix of programs designed to build and support the growing interest of the Indian film industry in Poland. This year we shall showcase 8 path breaking films from India and the festival shall witness the attendance of some award winning Film makers & Actors from India as well Polish Film Industry.”
The grand opening of the INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL POLAND will take place in Warsaw on the 7th October at KINO TEKA amidst a lot of celebratory fervour while the closing of the Festival will take place in Krakow on 10th October 2017. A lot of interactive and entertaining events like Indo -Polish Musical concerts, Bollywood Dance Performances by Polish Dancers, Indian Food Festival etc have been meticulously planned during the 4 day festival by IFFW and IMAGES & WORLDS in Poland.
“It’s a matter of great pride and honour for us to be organising the first ever Indian Film Festival in Poland. We look forward to introducing this beautiful country which has largely remained unexplored till now to the ever growing Indian Film Industry & seek to develop a lot of synergy in them,” said RC Dalal, Co-Founder & Curator IFFW. (ANI)