Opening Ceremony

Arrival of Chief Minister, visiting stalls
Arrival of Chief Minister, visiting stalls

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Chief Minister's address at the Opening Ceremony
Chief Minister's address at the Opening Ceremony

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Performance by Gotipua Dancers from Konark
Performance by Gotipua Dancers from Konark

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Arrival of Chief Minister, visiting stalls
Arrival of Chief Minister, visiting stalls

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Talks, Workshops & Performances

Artist & Curator, Bose Krishnamachari
Artist & Curator, Bose Krishnamachari

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Bose Krishnamachari on The Indian Biennale
Bose Krishnamachari on The Indian Biennale

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Singer Vidya Shah with musicians
Singer Vidya Shah with musicians

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Artist & Curator, Bose Krishnamachari
Artist & Curator, Bose Krishnamachari

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Display Stalls of Crafts, Textiles, Indigenous Food and Art Publications

Photographer Raghu Rai visits Living Farms' stall
Photographer Raghu Rai visits Living Farms' stall

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Natural Fibre
Natural Fibre

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A variety of stalls, presenting 22 craftspeople at the Film Festival
A variety of stalls, presenting 22 craftspeople at the Film Festival

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Photographer Raghu Rai visits Living Farms' stall
Photographer Raghu Rai visits Living Farms' stall

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JD Centre of Art Site

The Centre designed by BV Doshi is coming up
The Centre designed by BV Doshi is coming up

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Front part of the Centre seen from the Amphitheatre
Front part of the Centre seen from the Amphitheatre

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Temporary Dining space for the Film Festival
Temporary Dining space for the Film Festival

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The Centre designed by BV Doshi is coming up
The Centre designed by BV Doshi is coming up

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13th International Film Festival Art & Artists, 2020
7, 8 & 9 February 2020

IDCOL Auditorium, Unit 2, IG Park,

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

 

Film Screening: 48 films from 17 countries

  • 26 were from India (11 of them from Odisha).

  • 22 were from 17 different countries around
    the world.

  • This is the third time the Festival has gone international, screening films from 17 different countries: Australia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Myanmar, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom and United States.

  • The films spanned the genres of Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Traditional Arts & Crafts, Design & Architecture, Communities & Cultures and Animation.

Illustrated talks:

  • Bose Krishnamachari: The Indian Biennale

  • Adwaita Gadanayak: Upendra Maharathi exhibition at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

  • Nandita Das: The Joy and Challenges of Recreating the Times in Manto

Workshops:​

  • 4K Films on a Budget; Digital filmmaking workshops led by National Award-winning filmmakers Nandan Saxena and Kavita Bahl.

Activities:

  • 13 Introductions or Q&As on films, either by the filmmaker or foreign mission

  • Concert by singer Vidya Shah

  • Performance of Bhumija and Gotipua dance

  • 22 Traditional craftspeople from different parts of Odisha presented the making of their craft in 11 stalls at the venue.

Participants and visitors:

  • 48 films screened from 17 countries

  • Films Division, Govt. of India, Public Service Broadcasting Trust (PSBT), Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), High Commission of Australia, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Embassy of Israel, Instituto Cervantes, Spain GoodPlanet Foundation and individual filmmakers have contributed films.

  • 22 Craftspeople

  • Over 5,000 visitors

Invited Delegates:

  • Designer Subrata Bhowmick (Ahmedabad)

  • Artist and curator Bose Krishnamachari (Mumbai)

  • Sculptor and Director-General of NGMA, Adwaita Gadanayak (Delhi)

  • Photographer Raghu Rai (Delhi)

  • Filmmakers Nandan Saxena and Kavita Bahl (Mumbai)

  • Media personality Sunit Tandon (Delhi)

  • Actress and director Nandita Das (Mumbai)

  • Deputy Head of Post, Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata Daniel Sim

  • Odia filmmakers: Abhishek Swain, Manoranjan Badatya, Pankaja Sethi, Ashutosh Pattnaik, Masako Ono, Ranajit Mohanty and Srikrishna Das

  • Filmmaker Anungla Zoe Longkumer (Dimapur, Nagaland)

  • Filmmaker Patdeep Chaudhuri (Kolkata)

Guests who introduced films and interacted with the audience with a Q&A session after the screening:

  • Daniel Sim, Deputy Head of Post, Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata: Gurrumul

  • Abhishek Swain, filmmaker:
    Through the Eyes of an Artist

  • Manoranjan Badatya, filmmaker: Sand Says Something

  • Pankaja Sethi, filmmaker: Kabir Ke Julahe &
    Niyam Ku Niyam

  • Anungla Zoe Longkumer, filmmaker: Shot Awake: The Making of Changlangshu’s New Log Drum

  • Ashutosh Pattnaik, filmmaker: Shrikshetra to Sahijata

  • Masako Ono, producer: Lost into Art: Dhokra

  • Patdeep Chaudhuri, filmmaker: Daman, the Indomitable (Adamita Daman)

  • Ranajit Mohanty, filmmaker: Planet Earth Celebrates (Planeta Terra Celebrari)

  • Srikrishna Das, filmmaker: Ladakh: A Timelapse Journey through the Land of High Passes

  • Raghu Rai, photographer: Raghu Rai, An Unframed Portrait