5th Jagran Film Festival To Open On 5th July

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The Film Festival that made a furore with its immense compass and a wide range of never before presented Cinema is back a blast. This time, Jagran Film Festival introduces a considerably more extensive extent of films of the world. The fifth Jagran Film Festival will disclose its accumulation in New Delhi between 5th July, 2014 to 9th July, 2014 and in Mumbai between 23rd September, 2014 to 28thSeptember, 2014. Post its decision in Delhi, the celebration will go to 14 urban areas crosswise over India and present Cinema that barely achieves these districts.

“The 5th edition of the Jagran film Festival this year presents a special section ‘Cinema of the Uprising’ with a clutch of seven very special films. Freedom of human spirit has been a subject close to ‘The Jagran Philosophy’ always and when we were deciding on the Festival content, we chose this subject and the films made around this theme”, says Basant Rathore, Vice President, Jagran Group.


The festival tries to bring alive the strife and battles of people, social gatherings and humankind by and large which climbed against abuse and torment, taming of the human soul, opportunity, freedom  and other human qualities. This unique segment unites seven gimmicks, four international and three Indian, devoted to the battle to free human lives and psyches.


The schedule incorporates, ‘Beatriz’s War‘(east Timor), ‘Outsidethe Law’(algeria/Tunisia,france), ‘Battleship Potemkin’ (Russia- Silent),  ‘The Trial of Joan of Arc’ (France), ‘Birsa Munda’ (India), ‘Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’ (India) and Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (India).

‘Beatriz’s War’ directed by Luigi Acquistobety Reisis a gimmick that follow the mistreatment and battle by ladies from East Timor against colonization of their area by Indonesia. ‘Outside The Law’ directed by Rachid Bouchareb presents a profound understanding into the battle by the Algerians against colonization by France and their yearning to free their nation. The film was screened in Cannes Film Festival in Competition in 2010 and numerous other international film festivals over the world.

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‘Battleship Potemkin’ is a 1925 noiseless film directed by Sergei Eisenstein and delivered by Mosfilm. It exhibits a performed adaptation of the rebellion that happened in 1905 when the group of therussian Battleship Potemkin defied their officers of the Tsaristregime.

‘The Trial of Joan of Arc’ is a French film by Robert Bresson. The Trial of Joan of Arc stars non-proficient entertainers and is recorded in a greatly extra, controlled style. ‘Birsa Munda’ is a biopic by Jharkhand executive Ashok Sharan on the gutsy opportunity contender who raised weapons against the abuse by the British.

‘Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’ by Shyam Benegal takes after the life and constant battle by Netaji against the British. ‘Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja’ is a 2009 Malayalam recorded dramatization film based on the life of Pazhassi Raja, a Hindu ruler who battled against the British in the eighteenth century.

The Indian Showcase and the International Competition areas which were a rage in the last version of the festival are once again with a grasp of 20 peculiarity movies each. The Shorts film segment called Jagran Shorts will introduce a gathering of 20 global short movies in New Delhi and in Mumbai.

As indicated by Jagran official, “ Jagran Film Festival is unique in the way; it seeks to connect with audiences across the country. It’s the first international film festival that reaches out to the people by visiting their cities, presenting cinema in their comfort zones, in their very own environment.”


Dibyendu Paul

Dibyendu Paul is the Developer and owner of Rhododendron.in, he is working with Nokia Networks. Besides his hectic schedule he likes writing about Cinema, Photography, Travel and art; mostly finer aspects of life.

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