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AFRICAN LEADERS CONCLUDE CONSULTATIONS ON WAYS TO CONNECT RURAL COMMUNITIES IN FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE

AFRICAN LEADERS CONCLUDE CONSULTATIONS ON WAYS TO CONNECT RURAL COMMUNITIES IN FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE

Freetown, June 25, 2012 – A broad range of stakeholders concluded their 3-day consultation on effective ways of providing sustainable ICT connectivity for rural communities in Africa at the 7th Annual Connecting Rural Communities (CRC) Africa Forum of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation. Opening CRC Africa Forum 2012, HE the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, said the Government of Sierra Leone “view access to ICTs, telecommunication network services and functional postal services in both urban and rural areas as a sine qua non for effective functioning of governance” which remains an underlying need for almost all governments. The participation at the 2012 Forum reflected how important this need was felt by both the public sector and the private sector, with senior policy makers and regulators from a dozen countries together with private sector entities and social…

Kapil Sibal inaugurates IIT Bombay workshop to train 10 thousand teachers

Kapil Sibal inaugurates IIT Bombay workshop to train 10 thousand teachers through ICT Engineering college teachers from 168 remote centres interact with IIT staff in Mumbai

In a first of its kind experiment in the world, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Mr. Kapil Sibal today inaugurated the 10,000 teacher training programme conducted by IIT Bombay under the ‘Talk to a Teacher’ project of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NME-ICT) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Training for 10,000 engineering college teachers from across the country is being conducted leveraging the broadband network and ICT tools. This training programme is conducted through 168 remote centres located all across India. The lectures in this course are delivered from IIT Bombay by Professors of IIT Bombay and IIT Madras. Through the software A-VIEW, audio-video connectivity is provided between all the centres and IIT Bombay. The course co…

A SECOND CHANCE FOR RELATIONS FILM “SECOND MARRIAGE DOT COM

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A SECOND CHANCE FOR RELATIONS FILM “SECOND MARRIAGE DOT COM”

Soon a movie is releasing in the name of Second Marriage Dot Com. In this film a relationship between a father-son and mother-daughter is shown by Director Gaurav Panjwani. The film revolves around the story as to how a son and a daughter decide to put an end to the loneliness of their parents and both wish that their parents should start afresh with a new life partner. In producer Vinod Mehta’s film Second Marriage Dot Com as the story moves ahead so do the relations, sometimes the relations get entangled and sometimes disentangled. Initially there is difficulty in adjusting with new relations but in the later period it is the new relations which create a problem for the old ones. However, in the end of the movie all the problems built in the relations are dissolved. Thus the film “Second Marriage Dot Com”dissolves the problems faced by this family brought together by fate. The film made under the banners of Vin Me…

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MANTM TO HAVE LARGEST RELEASE FOR A HOLLYWOOD FILM IN INDIA

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MANTM TO HAVE LARGEST RELEASE FOR A HOLLYWOOD FILM IN INDIA

~ To release with a record 1000+ prints ~ Mumbai, 27 June 2012… Spider-Man’s web will now reach further and wider than ever before. When it releases this Friday 29 June, The Amazing Spider-Man™ will open with over 1000 prints, the largest ever release for a Hollywood film in the country. The film will release in 3D, 2D and IMAX formats and in four languages – English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Kercy Daruwala, Managing Director - Sony Pictures India said – “The Amazing Spider-ManTM is fittingly our biggest release ever in the country. The fact that Spider-Man is the most consistently successful movie franchise in India combined with an increased audience in dubbed versions, growth of 3D, the pre-US release date and a local connect in the film, has led to a record demand for prints.” The Motion Picture Dist. Association (MPDA - India), the Indian arm of the Motion Picture Association (MPA) …

Institute Of Creative Excellence (ICE) Launches Campus At South Extension Delhi

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Institute Of Creative Excellence (ICE) Launches Campus At South Extension Delhi

Mumbai, June 2012: The much talked and written about media school- ICE – Institute Of Creative Excellence based out of Mumbai, launched its campus at South Extension Delhi today. Setting up an institute in Delhi stems from the belief of Ms Ekta Kapoor Joint MD Balaji Telefilms & Member of ICE Academic Council– for creating a benchmark in the field of education and to bequeath power to the dreams of young aspirants whilst imparting the right kind of knowledge. Nestled in the heart of Delhi at South Extension, this Institute promises to give to its student’s world class education accumulated with wisdom to shine as the future stars of the industry. ICE Delhi facility initially will conduct training of Acting, Modeling, Animation & VFx, Dance and Young Film Maker program for Kids in South Extension, Delhi. In addition to which Delhi which happens to be the Regional office of ICE for North …

CLAUDIA CIESLA AS A PUNJABI KUDI???

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CLAUDIA CIESLA AS A PUNJABI KUDI???

Claudia Ciesla, the German model who rose to fame with her participation in Bigg Boss 3 will soon be seen in a Punjabi movie. The movie is set to release soon but this gori chhori will now be heard speaking Punjabi language. She was though not much skilled in Hindi yet she learned the language. “Language was the biggest barrier when I came here,” she says. “In the Big Boss house it was a rule to speak in Hindi and I was often sent to in-house jail for breaking that rule. But when I came out, I hired a professional Hindi tutor and took coaching for a year.” So now does she speak Hindi fluently? Positive! “I talk to my maid in Hindi! Now I can speak in Hindi fluently. I love the language, it’s a sweet one.”
The starlet has been doing couple of others things as well, some social work, some dance, some shows and now that her movie is up for release the excitement doesn’t cease. As this diva dons a bright Punjabi suit with the traditional paran…

Intouchables, French film with english subtitles, releasing in the first week of July 2012

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INTOUCHABLES

Releasing :06.07.2012

Plot: This French film is based on a true story is directed by Olivier Nakache, starring Francois Cluzet as aristocrat Philippe and Omar Sy as ghetto dweller Driss is a heartwarming tale of friendship, life and the relationships formed between people without regard to disparity, narrated in a crisp, flowing flashback format. After a paragliding accident, when Philippe, a rich Parisian aristocrat, needs a live-in caretaker, he encounters many clones of qualified people in an interview. Driss, a strapping inner-city crook, shows up for this interview with the intention of being rejected. However, impressed with his irreverence, Philippe hires him. What follows is the formation of a great bond between the two, as they help each other across some of the challenges in store for them. They bond and help each other grow, enriching each other’s lives by embracing the differences between them.

Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

G…

Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani 'SANGEET' was a firecracker extravaganza with their close friends and relatives.

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Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani 'SANGEET' was a firecracker extravaganza with their close friends and relatives.


Esha Deol looked resplendent in a traditional gagra choli I orange, red and indigo with gold Zari work, designed by Rocky S, whilst Bharat wore a blue velvet sherwani with bold Zari work which was designed by his close friend Simone Khambatta. A Very special dance act was put together by Esha,Ahana, and Karan (Mani Ratnam assistant) for both the families. Esha was in full flow and enthralled with the medley of songs Kajra Re, Tauba Tauba, Dhoom Machale whilst Bharat and his friends matched step by step witha class act on the medley of songs like Desi Boyz, Thamma Thamma, Nagada, Satte pe Satta, Señorita, Koi Kahe, Yamla Pagla, Deewana etc..
Abhay Deol joined in the songs with Bharat and Esha in Aaja NA chule Meri chunari sanam and Mujse Shaadi Karoogi, whilst the 'Original' Dream Girl Hema Malini made a grand entry with the song playing and danced grace…

LIVERPOOL’S BEATLES STORY ATTRACTION SCOOPS PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD AT CITY’S ANNUAL TOURISM AWARDS

LIVERPOOL’S BEATLES STORY ATTRACTION SCOOPS PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD AT CITY’S ANNUAL TOURISM AWARDS

Liverpool’s Beatles Story attraction took the coveted People’s Choice prize at the Annual Tourism awards held in the city’s BT Convention Centre last night. It is the first time that the influential awards have including a People’s Choice category - voted for exclusively by members of the public, reflecting their own experiences of Liverpool’s best loved tourist attraction. Now in its twenty-second year, The Beatles Story has welcomed millions of tourists from all over the world to Liverpool all eager to explore the history and legacy of the city’s most famous sons. In that time it has become the must-see attraction and helped promote the city on a global platform organizing tours and exhibitions from Prague to New York City. In 2010 The Beatles Story helped bring the John Lennon Peace Monument to Liverpool which has since become an important attraction for Beatles and Lennon fans the …

'Singh Saheb The Great' Launched with Song Recording

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'Singh Saheb The Great' Launched with Song Recording

Sunny Deol happily posed for the shutterbugs at the Music Recording Launch of his next film ‘Singh Saheb the Great’ directed by his dear and close friend Anil Sharma at Empire Studios on 21st June 2012.Everyone present swayed to Music Director Anu Malik’s and Lyricist Jalees Sherwani’s catchy compositions for the film. Also Mika and Mamta Sharma added tadka by lending their melodious voices to their tunes. The film writer of ‘Singh Saheb the Great’ Shaktiman couldn’t stop people from praising him for his contribution to the industry in terms skillful writing. To add to the celebration big names of the film industry present at the launch were Ramesh Taurani (TIPS Owner), Ganesh Jain & Ratan Jain (Venus Owners), Naresh Malhotra (Prime Focus), Veteran actor Prem Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh, Amrita Rao, Neeraj Pathak, Salim Akhtar, Vishwajeet Pradhan, Anna Singh and many more who offered their best wishes to the Producer…

Fun Facts about The Amazing Spider-man

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Fun Facts about The Amazing Spider-man

Spider-man is one such character that brings the old and the young together. With its reboot film in the franchise- The Amazing Spider-man releasing in India on the 29th June; all seem to have bucked up. The weekends are set with families, spouse or friends and it’s going to be a spidey weekend for all! But there are things which not all the spidey fans are aware of. The Classic Marvel Comic Book character, the creation of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, first appeared in 1962 in the last issue of the comic book Amazing Fantasy. The character made such an impression that the comic was renamed The Amazing Spider-Man, reappearing in March 1963.Well-known to fans of the Spider-Man comic books, Gwen Stacy made her first appearance in December 1965 (The Amazing Spider-Man #31).The Lizard is a classic Marvel villain, having made his first appearance in the 1963 in The Amazing Spider-Man #6. Sony Picture’s The Amazing Spider-man comes to us with the Pet…

Irrfan Khan and the Amazing spiderman

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Irrfan Khan and the Amazing spiderman

The Amazing Spider-man of Sony Pictures releases in India a week ahead of USA. Indian star sparkling in this 3D flick, Irrfan Khan, though will be in USA for the premier yet at a Sony Pictures event held today in Mumbai, he spoke to the media. After unveiling the never before seen trailer of The Amazing Spider-man, the Paan Singh Tomar interacted with the media and shared his experience of working in the movie. “I am very glad to have been a part of America’s biggest fantasy film. It was a great experience working with Marc Webb and my other co-stars. To work with such a unit and production team is a dream come true.” The star could not stop his praises for the new Spider-man. Talking about Andrew, Irrfan says, “Andrew is one rare actor, a very promising actor. I don’t think any other spider-man was better than him. He is best suited for this role.” Though Irrfan’s role in the film is very less but he plays a pivotal role and for him it doe…

Naorem Landan Singh from Manipur, India has won the Mr World Open Junior Silver Medal

The public of Kakching felicited Mr World Open Junior 2012 Silver Medalist, Mr Naorem Landan Singh. The competion was held at Moscow from June 1-3, 2012. The feciltation was organised by Thoubal District Body Building Association, Kakching today at Kakching Library Auditorium. Mr Landan Singh will also be participating in the Mr Universe and Mr Olympia competitions. Landan's Silver Medal at Mr World Open Junior 2012 champinionship has brought great pride and joy to the Manipur state, entire North East India and the whole nation. Mr Landan was born and brought up in Kakching, closely located on the Indo Burma road. Kakching is socially and economically poor but achievements like Mr Landan's , in the field os sports and many others in education has actually brought changes to the mini townahip of Kakching. Kakching Garden initiated by honorable Y Surchandra, the MLA of Kakching is today the new face of community tourism.

Rhys Ifans wanted to dress up like Spider-man

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Rhys Ifans wanted to dress up like Spider-man

It was not just Andrew Garfield’s dream to play the character of spider-man but there is also someone else who secretly desired to be the spider-man. There is indeed a hidden spider-man in every teenager who wishes to come out just in time to fight injustice. Rhys Ifans the British actor who plays main villain believes so as well. The actor who plays the key role of villain says “When I was a kid, I was a huge Spider-Man fan. I used to want to dress up as him.” Spider-man the character itself has been charming the audience worldwide but what attracted Ifans towards the character. “I didn’t become a graphic novel enthusiast by any stretch but what attracted me to Spider-Man was that he’s a kid, at school and being bullied, and the powers he acquires are a metaphor for puberty. So there’s something there. He’s not a distant billionaire like Batman, living on top of a mountain with a lot of money. He’s a kid. That’s the e…

Krishna Aur Kans, 3D animation film releasing in August 2012

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Krishna Aur Kans Director: Vikram Veturi Producer: Reliance Animation Voicing: Om Puri, Juhi Chawla, Manoj Bajpai, Anupam Kher, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Supriya Pilgaonkar, A.K. Hangal and others. Story & Screenplay: Kamlesh Pandey Music: Shantanu Moitra Lyrics: Swanand Kirkire Release Date: 3rd August, 2012 Language: Hindi
Format: 3D & 2D
Synopsis: ‘Krishna Aur Kans’- an animated feature film in 3D is based on the timeless tale of Lord Krishna – one of India’s legendary characters from Indian mythology revered across the globe. The film chronicles his early years – from his birth as the nemesis of his evil uncle Kans, to his combat against innumerable lethal demons- who are sent by none other than Kans to kill Krishna. This enthralling film brings to life Krishna’s various adventures and miracles in an aim to fulfill his aim on earth – to put an end to evil.

Director Vikram Veturi’s Profile
Vikram’s career in animation spans over 13 years. He started his career as a …

Marc Webb admits to being inspired by Sam Raimi and Tobey Mcguire

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I was inspired by Sam Raimi and Tobey Maguire’s wonderful work and wanted to honour them.”
– MARC WEBB

His forte always had been romantic genre movies, is what he says! He had very little knowledge that very soon he might be directing a reboot film in the Spider-man series “THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN”. Marc Webb when was approached by the producers of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN with a proposal to direct it, prompt came his reply, “I don’t make movies like that!” But the producers were super confident about their choice. Marc Webb who entered the Hollywood’s glamour world initially directed the music videos and later made his debut in the film-world with the movie “(500) Days of Summer”. His potentials became pristine as soon as the movie found itself a place in the hearts of the audience. Webb once again weaves a magical web of love with the story of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN. Recalling the time when he was first approached to sign as the director for the film, Webb says he was shocked…

Big Cola to launch in india

Big Cola to launch in india

~ Announces its association with The Amazing Spider-Man ~

Aligning itself an aggressive growth strategy, Peru based AJE Group today officially announced the launch of its flagship brand Big Cola to the Indian market. Armed with a new approach “Think Big”, the AJE Group also announced their association with Sony Pictures as the beverage partner for South-East Asia, to promote the most anticipated Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’. Actor Neha Dhupia was present to unveil the new image of the world’s first non-caffeinated cola beverage at a press conference in Mumbai. Depicting a bold, upbeat character of the brand, the new image is in line with the aspirations and lifestyles of today’s young consumers, thereby uniquely positioning the brand in the consumers’ minds. “This is the largest change the brand has undertaken since its inception globally. The new “Think Big” approach will be reflected in all our upcoming worldwide marketing &am…

Andrew Garfield underwent rigorous training for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

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Andrew Garfield underwent rigorous training for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

Emma Stone did not have to do much stunt work for The Amazing Spider-man but it is sure something Andrew Garfield really had to work hard on. The Armstrongs worked closely with Webb on increasing the level of practical stunt work for our new spider-man. Andrew Garfield is heard to have trained himself under the guidance of the Armstrongs for over three months doing trampoline work, power core moves, perfecting basketball skills, as well as martial arts, gymnastic and parkour work, all with instruction from some of the top people in the world in each discipline. Not only did Andrew learn these skills but he turned out to be quiet an observer agrees Marc Webb the director. “I think one of the traits which makes Spider-Man so interesting is how quickly he can moves, how fast he is,” notes Webb. “Spiders are tiny creatures that can move with incredible speed and efficiency, and that was important to reflect i…

Wailing Wall irony of the economic downturn

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The Wailing wall in Jerusalem The Wailing Wall in Greece

Music Launch of the film 'Maximum'

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Music Launch of the film 'Maximum' which sucessfully took place on the 18th June 2012.

The star cast present were present along with the Producer-Director Kabeer Kaushik.
Banner Name : Vainteya Films Pvt Ltd.

Street Dance 2 in 3D coming this week in a theatre near you

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“STREETDANCE 2 in 3D” Starring: Stars: George Sampson, Sofia Boutella and Tom Conti. Director: Max Giwa, Dania Pasquini

Plot: After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch. To beat the world’s best dance crew, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) with new friend Eddie (Sampson) sets off to gather the greatest street dancers from around Europe, falling in love with beautiful salsa dancer Eva (Boutella) in Paris. With landmark locations, the most spectacular dance fusion of Latin and Street ever seen, the sequel to global smash hit StreetDance is bigger, better, bolder and back...in 3D! Boasting a predecessor that is one of the most successful independent British films ever, STREETDANCE 2 is brought to our screens by the same team behind the camera. The film is directed by the award-winning duo Max and Dania and written by Jane English (Sugar Rush). Vertigo’s Allan Niblo and James …

CHAZE MOBILE CREATES HISTORY BY SIGNING SUNNY LEONE AS ITS BRAND AMBASSADOR

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CHAZE MOBILE CREATES HISTORY BY SIGNING SUNNY LEONE AS ITS BRAND AMBASSADOR

“It is the first time in the ad industry that a porn star will be endorsing a brand,” said Suraj Kumar who recently produced Sunny Leone’s first TVC for mobile brand Chaze. A few years ago when Model Milind Soman and Madhu Sapre had gone nude for an advertisement of a shoe brand, it had created ripples in the ad world! And now the storm is created by the mobile brand Chaze by signing the sensational Porn star as their brand ambassador. Sunny became a hot cake after entering Big Boss house and now signing Pooja Bhatt’s upcoming film Jism 2 so it was straight forward cashing Sunny’s popularity. However, according to Suraj Kumar, “Sunny is a very humble human being and very down to earth. Throughout the shooting in Bangkok she never seemed to have any problems be it having to communicate with the Thais or be it the technical problems like her vanity van air condition being kaput. She was very understanding an…

Sophisticated outfit for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

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Sophisticated outfit for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

A look at his attire and you know he is no meek man. The leather stretched outfit of blue and red with spider web woven all round and a spider image engraved on his chest, he is the savior the world is looking up to. The savior hits the B-town sooner. He greets the Indian audience on 29th June, a week ahead of USA. The film will be a reboot in the Spider-man series. The lead role of Peter Parker will be played by Andrew Garfield and we will see an all together newer side of the Peter Parker’s story. Parker as he dons the mask of Spider-man will have some real sophisticated look. Now that his Lenses for the mask have been made by a company that creates sunglasses lenses for military and for NASA, this spidey will sure be more hi-tech and convincing. These lenses were coated to reduce reflection and feature a blue-tinted optical lens with a gold hexagon mirrored pattern printed on top. Further for the web shooters, the designers were in…

After Sunny Leone, international porn stars eyeing India for business!

After Sunny Leone, international porn stars eyeing India for business!
http://futuristicmedianetwork.wordpress.com/2012/06/18/after-sunny-leone-international-porn-stars-eyeing-india-for-business/ June 18, 2012

BREAKING NEWS

By Shael Mehta (c) Futuristic Media Network

Spurred by the success and acceptance, if not red-carpet welcome accorded to Indo-Canadian porn and adult entertainment star Sunny Leone in India, several European and American porn stars are considering a career in India, says celebrity publicist and freelance journalist Flynn Remedios who recently conducted an online internet poll on a Twitter.
According to Flynn Remedios, “We contacted about 100 porn stars in Europe and America and asked them if they would like to come to India to shoot either for a film or some print photo shoots. About two years ago, a majority of them would have answered a straightforward “NO” knowing the legal situation and other socio-political ground realities in a conserva…

Shiamak’s Summer Funk’12 show a big hit with stars turning up to support future ones!

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CREATING STARS AMONGST STARS The Biggest Bollywood stars come to support the performing arts at Shiamak’s Summer Funk’12 show

All roads led to the Shanmukhananda Hall on Saturday where the dance extravaganza, "Summer Funk 2012" presented by Shiamak Davar International (SDI). The most prominent attractions of the evening were Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Mahima Chaudhary and Shekhar Ravjiani who attended the event to cheer on their family members participating in the show. Also gracing the event was Smita Thackeray who was seen clapping along and enjoying the performing arts experience.
“The best training school in the world to foray into the performing arts, this is the perfect place where I wanted my daughter to learn to dance and perform like a super star. There is no better teacher than Shiamak and our association goes back a long way” praised Shah Rukh. “I am here today only because Shah Rukh trusted me and made me do 'Dil Toh Pagal Hai'. Gauri who has dan…

Are you looking for a market for your film? Filmshoppe at LIFF 2012 awaits you

Are you looking for a market for your film?
If you have a SHORT, DOCUMENTARYor a FEATURE films then read further… Excellent business opportunity waiting for you in the pristine land of snow capped Himalayas. FilmShoppé- Our film market FilmShoppé is the marketplace for LIFF'2012 at Ladakh, It is a space specially reserved for Film buyers and sellers to interact, discuss, negotiate, watch films and sign deals. This would also be an excellent avenue for prospective future production tie-ups. With facilities to help foster these activities 'FilmShoppé' will provide three screening rooms, a cafeteria, open and enclosed spaces for meetings. All these in the backdrop of the snow capped Himalayan peaks and picturesque & pristine surroundings of Magical Land of Ladakh. Eminent Short film distribution networks, festival organizers and film buyers will be exploring film market this time. Clicking Apart from the above facilities each FilmShoppé participant will also find t…

CALL FOR FILM SUBMISSIONS – INDIGENOUS FILMMAKERS

CALL FOR FILM SUBMISSIONS – INDIGENOUS FILMMAKERS
First Peoples Worldwide (FPW) and the Social Change Film Festival and Institute (SCFFI) are seeking films by Indigenous filmmakers for the second annual Social Change Film Festival & Institute, November 28 – December 2, 2012 in New Orleans, LA USA. Films must be created by an Indigenous filmmaker(s) and have a strong social message. We celebrate the independent spirit of excellent film making and creative storytelling. We are looking for films that generate dialogue, spark policy change, and/or activate communities around key social issues of our times. Selected films will represent a diversity of perspectives from all over the world. SCFFI seeks to promote the ability of film to inspire action. We favor films that offer solutions and/or drive community activism on an issue.
The film should be of high production value in sound and picture and demonstrate elegant and compelling editing skills. Submission fee is waived by the…

Rajpal Yadav makes International debut

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Rajpal Yadav makes International debut

Bollywood’s funny man Rajpal Yadav will soon make his international debut. In Bhopal — A Prayer For Rain, Rajpal plays the central character of a rickshaw puller whose life turns around as he gets a menial job at the Union Carbide factory. While working there, he watches the safety procedures being ignored and costs being cut. He feels loyal to his employers and keeps silent. But on the fateful night of the gas leak, he gets himself into a spot and the bosses refuse to take responsibility.

Amul: The Enduring Legend

Amul: A Legendary Fable

On a beautiful evening in a small remote village in Gujarat, a farmer who owns some buffaloes goes to a dairy cooperative society (known as Sahakari Mandali) in his village to sell milk. He collects his passbook that records the milk poured, fat percentage and money he would earn. He happily goes back home satisfied with the income his buffalo is generating. After some time, a growing child in Kolkata licks the last drop of milk; a family in USA eats a delicious slice of cheese, while a girl in Australia is delighted to have an ice-cream, all made from the same milk the farmer gave to the Sahakari Mandali! If the farmer had lived in a bygone era more than half a century back, his buffalo would generate lesser milk, most of which would be spoiled due to lack of proper chilled containers. He would have to travel long distances to deliver the milk to the only dairy in vicinity, Polson dairy in Anand and face the unfair and exploitive practices to get meager amo…

The FIFTY-FOURTH Convocation of the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai

The FIFTY-FOURTH Convocation of the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai

The FIFTY-FOURTH Convocation of the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai will be held on Saturday, the 9th June, 2012 at 4.00 p.m. in the Institute’s premises. Prof. Bimal K. Roy, Director, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, will be the Chief Guest and deliver the Convocation Address and Shri Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Hon’ble Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and President, General Council, IIPS, Mumbai, will preside over the function.

STREETDANCE 2 in 3D

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STREETDANCE 2 in 3D Releasing :22.06.2012
Plot: After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch. To beat the world’s best dance crew, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) with new friend Eddie (Sampson) sets off to gather the greatest street dancers from around Europe, falling in love with beautiful salsa dancer Eva (Boutella) in Paris. With landmark locations, the most spectacular dance fusion of Latin and Street ever seen, the sequel to global smash hit StreetDance is bigger, better, bolder and back...in 3D! Boasting a predecessor that is one of the most successful independent British films ever, STREETDANCE 2 is brought to our screens by the same team behind the camera. The film is directed by the award-winning duo Max and Dania and written by Jane English (Sugar Rush). Vertigo’s Allan Niblo and James Richardson have produced. The film was shot on location throughout Europe, inc…

MARK WEBB FOR THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

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WEBB FOR THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN
The man well-known for the romantic movies was aghast when he was approached to direct the reboot film in the Spider-man Franchise “THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN”. When asked to direct the movie, prompt came Marc’s reply, “I don’t make movies like that!”But according to the producers of the film Marc Webb was a perfect fit to spin the web for this Spider-man. The movie is ready and about to be released. The movie of Sony Pictures releases in India, a week ahead of USA, on 29th June in 3D. When asked about the movie Marc says “When they brought it to me, the 17-year-old kid in myself was excited. I was hesitant at first, but I thought there was so much stuff from the Spider-Man canon that hadn’t been explored yet.” Will Webb be able to recreate the magic of love seen between Peter Parker and Mary Jane in Spider-man? Will there be an upside down kiss? What treat awaits the audience will only be revealed once the movie releases!

3 Bachelors releasing soon

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UV News Media & Communication Limited Producer Pramod Sharma's Film “3 BACHELORS” Releasing All Over India 29th June,2012 Banner:- UV News Media & Communication Limited Producer:- Pramod Sharma Director:- Ajai Sinha Cast:- Sharman Joshi,Raima Sen,Riya Sen,Manoj Pahwa,Himani Shivpuri, Manish Nagpal,Master Salin,Master Kashish,Nigar Khan. Music:-Daboo Malik Playback Singer:-Vinod Rathod,Sunidhi Chauhan,Mika Singh,Moam Lyrics :-Praveen Bhardwaj,Rekha Mistry Excutive Producer:Anubhav Negi Editor :-Sanjay Sankla Choerography:-Piyush, Paape, Jyoti DOP- Jatinder Sharma Media Consultant:-Parul Chawla (Picture N Kraft )

Rituparno Ghosh’s ‘Chitrangada’ first India premier at Osian's 12 Cinefan Film Festival 2012

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Rituparno Ghosh’s ‘Chitrangada’ first India premier at Osian's 12 Cinefan Film Festival 2012
Festival to focus on Indian Arab and Asian movies
Osian's 12th Cinefan Film Festival is all set to expand its wing with the inclusion of acclaimed Bengali Filmmaker - Rituparno Ghosh, whose much awaited contentious film 'Chitrangada' will have its first India premier under the 'Freedom of expression' section of the festival. The film is one of the most radical explorations in Indian film, about the freedom to choose one’s gender and sexual orientation. The sharpness of Ghosh’s portrayal of the Third Sex cultural position comes from his own path-breaking insistence over the past decade in exerting his right to make choices when it comes to sex and gender.
'Chitrangada' is a contemporary reworking of Tagore’s famous dance drama of the same name which depicts the love story of Arjuna and the warrior-princess of Manipur, Chitrangada. Ghosh plays ‘Chitr…

The gossip on Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield

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Spider-Man
The buzz in the town has confirmed the arrival of the new spider-man, Andrew Garfield. All the while holding his girlfriend as he swings off to another building should have been a fun part to do for Andrew, as the girl in his arms was the girl who rules his heart. Emma Stone, who will be seen essaying the key role of Spider-man’s girlfriend in the film The Amazing Spider-man, is the heart stopper of the American-English actor in the real life as well! Emma and Andrew have been dating for a year now and rumor has it they have even moved in together. The couple will be seen in the Sony Pictures movie that hits the Indian theatres on 29th June. In the past, off-screen chemistry of the Bollywood couples like Kareena- Saif, John-Bipasha, Abhishek-Aishwarya has brought magic on-screen. But will this young Hollywood couple mesmerize the Indian audience in much the same way? The question gets answered only once the movie releases!