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International Film Festival of India opens today. To focus on the business of films.

01-October-2002
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International Film Festival of India opens today. To focus on the business of films.

The International Film Festival of India-2002 (IFFI) will open today in New Delhi at Siri Fort Auditorium. The Brazilian Film 'Bicho De Sete Cabecas' (Brainstorm) will be the inaugural film of the IFFI. Lata Mageshkar will be the Chief guest and I&B Minister, Sushma Swaraj will preside the function. Starting from today the Festival will continue till the 10th of this month.

The film Festival will focus on the 'business of films' through 'Film Bazaar-2002', which will open from tomorrow and will close on the 9th of this month. It has already drawn a number of buyers from many countries including China, Australia, Mauritius, South Africa, Iran and Dubai. Some big names including Kaleidoscope Entertainment, National Film Development, Wizworks multimedia, Doordarshan and CII have already acquired the stalls at the Film Bazaar. Facility for market screening and video viewing of films will also be provided.

The Film Bazaar will also have 'Interactive Sessions', where the experts from the relevant spheres will hold wide range of discussions and debates on issues such as growth of animation industry in India, co-productions and export of Indian Films aborad.

The object of the Film Bazaar 2002 is to create an opportunity for the international fraternity that is interested in buying, distribution, commissioning and co-producing Indian films and will also provide vista to the international products intented for sale, co-production and distribution in India, to meet and interact with the Indian counterparts. The market is also an occasion to provide a showcase for facilities and locations for filming in India and an opportunity for foreign participants to showcase their countries similarly.

The Film Bazaar is being organized by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) with the joint participation of FICCI and CII.

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