Third Eye Asian Fest Mumbai Celebrates Golden Jubilee of FTII Pune

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The Third Eye Asian Fest Mumbai organized by the Asian Film Foundation in connection with P. L. Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy and supported by Maharashtra state government will be held from 22 December 2011- 29 December 2011. The 10th third eye Asian film fest celebrates the golden jubilee of Film and Television Institute of India(FTII) Pune. As part of this celebration, a film each of the FTII's six alumni named Shaji Karun, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Vikas Desai, Girish Kasaravalli, Ketan Mehta and Jahnu Barua will be screened. As most people are aware of the fact that those people have made our country proud of their work. No doubt, this will be a honor for all of them, especially Pune FTII. Apart from this, the Third Eye Asian Fest that will be starting in Mumbai on 22 December 2011 is also having some special features. I know most of you are in a hurry to know the details of this third eye Asian fest. So without wasting your time, go through the below points.

10th Third Eye Asian Fest

10th Third Eye Asian Festival Features

The Third Eye Asian Film Fest will be a week-long festival in Maharashtra state, India. As part of this festival, the inaugural film of the 10th third eye Asian festival is the 11 flowers, a Chinese film by Xiaoshuai Wang while the center piece film for third eye Asian film fest is A Separation by Asghar Farahadi. It's important to note that Asghar Farahadi is an Iranian director who had won the best director award at the recently concluded IFFI Goa. The closing film for 10th third eye Asian film fest is Ranga Rasiya by Ketan Mehta. The main venue of 10th third eye Asian film fest is Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi. Out of 400 entries received from different countries, about 50 short films and 100 feature films will be shown during this festival. 2011 third eye Asian film fest will be dedicated to the fond memories of Dev Anand, the famous Bollywood film star, who passed away on 3 December 2011. Guide, the memorable film of Dev Anand will be shown during this film festival. This festival will also pay homage to Ashok Kumar on his 100th birth anniversary this year.

Third Eye Asian Film Festival, Pune honors

The two prestigious honors of the 2011 10th third eye Asian film festival are the Asian Film Culture Award for the noted Afghani film maker Siddiq Barmak(of ‘Osama' fame)and Satyajit Ray Memorial Award for Dr Shyamala Vanarase(famous film academician of Pune) respectively.

Rabindranath Tagore memory / 2011 Third Eye Asian Film Festival

People all over the world are familiar with the name Rabindranath Tagore, the famous Nobel laureate. The 10th Third Eye Asian Film Festival will be giving homage to Rabindranath Tagore on his 150th birth anniversary. As a part of this, 7 Bengali films made on published stories of Rabindranth Tagore by directors like Rituparno Ghosh(nauka dubi and choker bali), Satyajit Ray(teen kanya and charulata) and Tapan Sinha(Atithi, kabuliwala and kshudito pashan) will be screened.

Apart from all this, the Third Eye Asian Film Fest will also have different sections like European connection, Asian master section, focus on country section, focus on film maker section and reflections section respectively.


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