Hansal Mehta and Juhi Chaturvedi will host a panel discussion at the Dharamshala International Film Festival



Filmmaker Hansal Mehta and screenwriter Juhi Chaturvedi will host a panel discussion at the Dharamshala International Virtual Film Festival (DIFF), 2021.

The duo will talk about negotiating the rapidly changing OTT environment and “how it has changed the landscape of independent cinema”. The round table will be moderated by critic and screenwriter Raja Sen.

For its 10th edition, DIFF will host a lineup of live lectures, panel discussions and a post-production lab as part of the festival’s special lineup, including discussions with independent filmmakers and conversations about the movements. social and cinema.

Filmmakers Anup Singh and Pushpendra Singh will discuss their films and careers, including Singh’s “ Laila Aur Satt Geet, ” showing at DIFF.

Documentary Magazine Editor-in-Chief Bedatri Choudhury will host a discussion between filmmakers Anam Abbas, Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh titled “The Revolution Will Be Documented,” where they will discuss their individual careers documenting grassroots activist movements.

Tibetan-exiled filmmakers Tenzin Tsetan Choklay and Ngawang Choephel will discuss Choephel’s new film, ‘Ganden: A Joyful Land’, screened at DIFF 2021. They will also explore Choephel’s long-standing work to preserve Tibet’s cultural heritage. , and the importance of Tibetan storytelling on filtering.

Festival director Ritu Sarin said the team is delighted to announce DIFF’s special programming events that will “interoperate with filmmakers and moviegoers.” with a range of industry professionals. These timely discussions will explore best practices in the field, social movements in film, modern technological developments in film, and more, ” the statement read. The festival announced more Indian and international films as part of its lineup, including ‘There is No Evil’ by filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, winner of the Golden Bear at Berlinale 2020, Russia’s entry at the Oscars, “Dear Comrades,” directed by director Andrei Konchalovsky, “The Justice of Bunny King” from New Zealand by director Gaysorn Thavat and “Jack’s Ride” from Portugal. DIFF will also attend the Indian premiere of Anshul Chauhan’s ‘Kontora’.

The 10th edition of the festival will be held online from November 4-10.

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