Submitted by WBRi Web Desk on Thu, 11/24/2011 - 00:23.
The 4th BIFFES selection panel has short-listed the titles for the
international competition section Bengaluru International Film Festival
to be held in December (15 - 22) at four screens in Fame Lido and
five other venues in different parts of the city.
"Though this is
the first time that BIFFES has announced a competition section, about
40 films were submitted for entry into the international category. Most
of the films received are on contemporary themes, made in 2010 and 2011,
and have been highly acclaimed in top international festivals," said
BIFFES artistic director HN Narahari Rao. The Indian and Kannada entry
into the international competition section will be announced later.
is only the beginning," said festival director and chairman of
Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy TS Nagabharana. "With the quality of
films that will be featured in the competition section this year, we are
confident that Bengaluru will become an important international
festival venue in the years to come," he added.
The list of films in the international competition category are: