Bankura film on paddy cultivation screened at Kiff

The 29th edition of KIFF screened Kalamkathi, a feature film from Bankura that talks about a nearly lost variety of Bengal's own conventional paddy cultivation in which the use of chemical fertilizer is prohibited.

KIFF to kick off on 5 Dec: CM at Bijoya Sammelan

The Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will be inaugurated on 5 December, chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced at a Bijoya Sammelan organised by the state government at Alipore Jail museum this evening.

Toned-down 27th KIFF to go ahead from 7 Jan

According to official sources, the presence of stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, who are regular faces at the inaugural ceremony, is not yet confirmed. Like the previous edition, the inaugural ceremony of the 27 KIFF is to be held virtually on 7 January at 4 p.m from Nabanna by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.