1st July,2017: The 8th edition of Jagran Film Festival inaugurated by veteran actor Rishi Kapoor along with Bollywood Actress Divya Dutta, Ambassador of Morocco-H.E.Mohhammad Makili & senior BJP leader and Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. On this occasion, a postal stamp on this festival was unveiled & after that a Coffee Table book of Mayank Shekar was also released. Just after the formal inaugural speech “The Fakir of Venice” film was screened. Master Talks- An interactive session with Rishi Kapoor was very well conducted by Mayank Shekhar was appreciated by august audience.Morocco will be the focus country this year. This Film festival will remain open till 5th July. As part of this association, festival-goers in 16 Indian cities will get a chance to watch 10 Moroccan feature films. Moroccan cinema has undergone a drastic change since 1956, from documentaries and nation building films to more contemporary culture.
The festival will feature films like Bobby, Mera Naam joker, Hindi Medium,Agnipath, Pink,
M.S.Dhoni-The Untold Story, Sachin: A Billion Dreams, Chausar, Anarkali of Aarah, ‘Adios Carmen,’ ‘Androman,’ ‘Blood and Coal,’ ‘Dallas,’ ‘Pegasus,’ ‘Love in the Medina,’ ‘Sotto Voce,’ ‘The Narrow Frame of Midnight,’ ‘Horses of God,’ ‘Malak,’ ‘The Red Scarf,’ ‘Death For Sale’ and ‘The End.’ Master class of acting will also be held during the festival.
The Jagran Film Festival, India’s BIG Travelling Film Festival, is preparing to transcend boundaries to build awareness and create cultural affinity in its 8th year of organisation. The festival will have over 130 screenings that include a line-up of films from across the world. Some of the prominent sections of the festival are World Panorama, Indian Showcase, Jagran Shorts, Jagran Discovery, Country Focus and the Retrospective of films. The whole event was well anchored by Sonali Gupta.
The 2017 edition of Jagran Film Festival will traverse from Delhi to the Indian hinterlands of Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, Dehradun, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bhopal, Indore, Hisar, Ludhiana, Meerut, Raipur, and culminate in Mumbai. If you are also cinema lover than you must visit this wonderful film festival. For detail you may visit the following website www.jff.co.in
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