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Indian Film Festival Ireland June 25 - 28, 2010
The first Indian Film Festival Ireland includes a screening of Raja Harishchandrachi Factory (pictured left), India's official submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars in 2010.
Indian Film Festival Ireland (IFFI) 2010, Ireland's first major Indian Film Festival, is being held in the Swan Cinema, Rathmines, Dublin, over four days from June 25th - 28th 2010.
IFFI aims to celebrate the presence and increase the potential of Indian film in Ireland by introducing Indian films to mainstream Irish audiences.
The festival opens on Friday June 25th with Rajneeti, the latest film from prolific director Prakash Jha who will be in attendance at the event.
The festival programme includes classics such as Mother India(1957) and Devdas(1955), the documentaries Leaving Home: The Life and Music of Indian Ocean(2006) and King of India(2009), and more recent titles like Black(2005), Paa(2009) and Raja Harishchandrachi Factory(2009) - the latter was submitted as India's official entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2010.
Director Prakash Jha
The Economy of the Cinema India/Ireland
Cinema Symposium Bollywood Unbound
plus the forum discussion
A Conversation with the Dream Merchants.
In addition on Sunday June 27th the festival, in association with FÁS Screen Training Ireland, will host a directors' masterclass with Prakash Jha.
The festival which is planned to become an annual event, is presented by Bollywood Ireland, a company which has distributed and screened Indian films in Ireland for over 20 years.
Recently access>CINEMA and Bollywood Ireland have worked together to bring titles such as Rang de Basanti, Gandhi My Father and Monsoon Wedding to venues in Galway, Waterford, Carlow, Limerick and Fermanagh.
For further programme details and a complete schedule of events please visit
Indian Film Festival Ireland 2010
For information on tickets and booking:
Tel: 1529 880 007
Online: Swan Cinema Rathmines