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Chennai International Film Festival
Chennai happens to be not just the land of beautiful beaches and rich culture, but also the place where some of the best Indian movies have been shot. Indo
Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) is a Movie Club that brings immense delight to all cinema lovers in Chennai. The club not just conducts the
prestigious Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF), but also foreign film festivals every month. About 10 movies from 2 different countries are
showcased by ICAF every month at venues like Alliance Française of Madras, Russian Centre of Science and Culture and Goethe Institut – Max Mueller
Bhavan. The latest in these festivals was the Korean Film Festival that happened from 28-30 November 2018! If you are a Movie Buff and would love to
watch Foreign Films often then do not forget to check out ICAF (icaf.in/).
CIFF has been delighting Movie Buffs with some of the best movies from all over the world for 15 years now and is now back with their 16 Edition! 16
CIFF will happen from 13-20 December 2018! The Venues this year are Devi Cineplex, Anna Theatre, Casino, Tagore Film Centre and Russian Centre
of Science and Culture.
The Opening Film of the 16 CIFF is SHOPLIFTERS (Japanese movie) a winner of Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. About 150 films from 59th countries will be showcased at this year’s fest! The Inauguration will be at Kalaivanar Arangam on December 13 at 6:15 pm. The Closing/Award Function will also be conducted at the same venue or at Devi Theatre on December 20 at 6:15 pm.
Mr. Resul Pookutty (Film Sound Designer), Ms. Shilpa (Film Director from Singapore), Mr. Abu Shahed Emon (Film Director from Bangladesh) and Ms.Naina Sen (Film Director from Australia) will be attending the festival this year along with many other eminent personalities! Foreign Missions at Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai would also be participating in CIFF 2018.
The Registration for the 16th Chennai International Film Festival can be done at Devi Cineplex 10.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. daily OR Online registration can be done at www.icaf.in, www.chennaifilmfest.com and at bookmyshow.com