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Don’t bother with advance booking this IFFI…

  The Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) has come up with a novel system for delegates attending the film festival this year. By allowing people who queue up just 15 minutes before the start of a film entry into the theatre, they’ve made the advance booking system virtually redundant. So why bother queuing up to […]

Goa to build film city within two years: Wagh

Goa is well on its way to building a film city and will be adding at least two multiplexes and a convention centre over the next two years in Panaji which plays host to the International Film Festival of India. This was announced by Vishnu Surya Wagh, Chairman of the Kala Academy and Vice Chairman of […]

Goa IFFI 2012: Music unites two ‘serenading’ friends at IFFI, Goa

Even as cinema buffs are busy catching up with movies at the ongoing International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, two ‘serenading’ friends here are re-bonding over music, which united them over a decade ago before they parted ways for a better livelihood. Musicians–George Cartt and Joao Zinto– went their separate ways 13 years […]

BJP promoting alcohol during IFFI in Goa, says women’s group

The BJP is more keen on promoting alcohol than the Congress party in the state, women’s rights activists alleged here Wednesday, criticising the ruling party’s decision to allow more alcohol vendors during the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Bailancho Saad, a leading women’s rights group, would be protesting the government’s “spirited” move in […]

Goa IFFI 2012-BJP promoting alcohol during IFFI in Goa, says women’s group

The BJP is more keen on promoting alcohol than the Congress party in the state, women’s rights activists alleged here Wednesday, criticising the ruling party’s decision to allow more alcohol vendors during the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Bailancho Saad, a leading women’s rights group, would be protesting the government’s “spirited” move in […]