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NYIFF News

  • | April 2nd, 2014

    Anurag Kashyap’s controversial film Ugly to open New York Indian Film Festival!

    Anurag Kashyap’s controversial film Ugly to open New York Indian Film Festival!

    While Kashyap’s Ugly will open the fest, Geethu Mohandas’ Liar’s Dice will be the centrepiece
    The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will open with Anurag Kashyap‘s Ugly, a sensational tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence that begins with the disappearance of an aspiring actor’s 10-year-old daughter. Celebrating its 14th year, NYIFF, widely recognised as the oldest, most prestigious Indian film festival in the US showcasing some of the greatest talents working in the diaspora, will run May 5 to 10 at a variety of prestigious New York City venues. Click here to read more

  • | June 27th, 2012

    ‘Gattu’, ‘Saving Face’, ‘Shala’ win at New York Indian Film Festival

    ‘Gattu’, ‘Saving Face’, ‘Shala’ win at New York Indian Film Festival

    Click to read the entire winners’ list of NYIFF 2012
    The 12th New York Indian Film Festival announced its winners for 2012 at New York University’s Skirball Center for the Arts. The festival was held from May 23-27 at Tribeca Cinemas, Lower Manhattan. Director Rajan Khosa’s much-talked about film Gattu won the top honour of Best Film. Mohammad Samad, the child artiste in Gattu, won Best Young Actor, while Best Director went to Sujay Dahake for Marathi film Shala (School). Click here to read more

  • | May 9th, 2012

    Kareena Kapoor, Madhur Bhandarkar to attend New York Indian Film Festival

    Kareena Kapoor, Madhur Bhandarkar to attend New York Indian Film Festival

    They will most likely use the festival to promote their film Heroine. Why doesn’t that come as a surprise?
    It’s a strong line up of films at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) this year and Kareena Kapoor has no intention of missing it. She and her Heroine director Madhur Bhandarkar will be the special guests at the festival. The NYIFF is the longest-running festival of Indian films in America and it’s not at all surprising that Kareena has agreed to attend it. Especially when her career’s most important film will release this year. Click here to read more