Special Programmes
 

Special programmes are organized from time to time as part of a Memorandum of Understanding between India and another country.  Among the most successful examples of such activities are the Festivals of India, which have taken place in several countries under a reciprocal arrangement.  Films usually form an important component of these activities and DFF has been responsible for organizing special packages of films subtitled in the language of the country concerned.  These large packages of films have ranged in size from 25 to over 100 films at a time.  Reciprocally, DFF arranges screenings, in different cities of the country, of similar foreign packages of films sent to India.  Indian films have been shown in UK, France, USA, Japan, USSR and Switzerland, as part of the Festivals of India in these countries.  Reciprocal screenings of films, from France, USSR, Japan and Switzerland among others, were organized different cities of India by DFF.

 
Activities in Special Programmes in 2010
 
Retrospective Of AngLee Films
Festival Of Japanese Animation Films
Festival of World War-II Films
Jalsaghar (To celebrate Legacy of Music in Indian Cinema)
Retrospective Of Kamal Haasan Films
Screening of Indian Classical Films During CWG
India International Trade Fair 2010
 
Retrospective Of AngLee Films
The film festival was organized in collaboration with Taipei Economic & Cultural Center(TECC) in Delhi from 23-25 July,2010. A package of five Taipei films with English subtitle namely “ CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON”, “FINE LINE”, “EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN”, “THE PUSHING HANDS” and “THE WEDDING BANQUENT” were screened during the festival and huge response was received from the film viewers.

These films were also screened in collaboration with NFAI and TECC in Pune from 6-8 August,2010 with grand success. Then in collaboration with SRFTI, Kolkata, this festival was held in Kolkata from 20-22 August, 2010 and this was also a great success.
 
Festival Of Japanese Animation Films
The festival was organized in Delhi from 20-22 August, 2010 in collaboration with Embassy of Japan and Japan Foundation. The films screened during the festival were “THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME”, “VOICES OF A DISTANT STAR”, “5 CENTIMETERS PER SECOND”, “CHIBI MARUKO CHAN”, and “GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES”. Besides film screening, Workshop on Animation by Mr. Kshitiz Anand and Panel Discussion on ANIME by Mr. Shubhank Mauria were also organized during the festival with very good response from youngsters.
 
Festival of World War-II Films
The festival was organized from 3-5 September,2010 in collaboration with American Center, French Resource Center, Goeth Institute/Max Muellar, Japan Foundation & Russian Science & Cultural Center with the Opening film “DR KOTNIS KI AMAR KAHANI”. The other popular films screened were “DESTINY OF A MAN”(Russia), “WE AT WAR”(India), “THE PIANIST”(USA), “NIGHT & FOG”(France) , “THE BURMESE HARP”(Japan), & “DOWNFALL”(Germany).
 
Jalsaghar (To celebrate Legacy of Music in Indian Cinema)
This was a very novel idea of DFF/Ministry of I & B to hold festival of Indian films having music of well known music directors/lyricists. “Jalsaghar” was organized in Delhi from 13-15 August,2010. It was a very-very successful festival and there was a popular demand of the audience to hold similar festivals in future by the DFF at Sirifort Audi complex. The popular films screened during this festival were “UMRAO JAAN”(Opening Film, Music Director: Khayyam), “PHIR WAHI DIL LAYA HOON (O P NAYYAR)”, “PYAASA (SAHIR LUDHIANVI)”, “SANGAM (SHANKAR JAIKISHAN)”, “CHAUDHVIN KA CHAND (RAVI)”, “TEESRI KASAM (SHAILENDRA)”, “KABULIWALA (SALIL CHOWDHURY)” and “BOBBY (LAXMIKANT PYARELAL)”. All the shows were HOUSEFUL.
 
Retrospective Of Kamal Haasan Films
The festival was organized from 2nd July 5, 2010 to 4th July 5, 2010. The festival was inaugurated by Shrimati Ambika Soni, Hon’ble Minister, I & B with the opening film “HEY RAM”. The legendry film star Shri Kamal Haasan was the Guest of Honor. Among the best films of Kamal Haasan, 7 films with English subtitle were screened. The films including “HEY RAM” were “ANBE SIVAM”, “VIRUMAANDI”, “THEVAR MAGAN”, “SAGAR SANGAMAM”, “DASAVATHARAM”, and “NAYAGAN”. The festival was a great success.
 
Screening of Indian Classical Films During CWG
During CWG 2010, as a part of “SANSKRITIK MAHOTSAV”, show of ten Classic films of Indian Panorama was organized in collaboration with Centre for Cultural Resources & Training (Ministry of Culture,Govt. of India), Dwarka, New Delhi from 4-13 October 2010.

The films including Bollywood and Regional showcased during the festival were: HARISHCHANDRACHI FACTORY, TARE ZMEEN PAR, AAKASHAGOPURAM, ANTAHEEN, KANCHIVARAM, A WEDNESSDAY, DEV.D, YARWANG, SHOB CHARITRO KALPONIK, and JODHA AKBAR. All shows were Houseful.
 
India International Trade Fair 2010
7 Classic films were screened from November 14-27 in collaboration with India Trade Promotion Organisation during the India International Trade Fair 2010 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The name of the films screened are: PYAASA, BAZZI, PAKEEZA, UMRAON JAAN, BOOT POLISH, SANGAM, DO ANKHE BARAAH HAATH, and GUIDE. Very good responses were received from the film lovers.
 
 
Retrospective of Kamal Haasan Films.  
The honourable mininster for Information and Broadcasting Ms. Ambika Soni and Shri Kamal Haasan inaugrates the festival by lighting the lamp.
     
 
Shri Kamal Haasan speaks to the audience.   Inauguration of Festival of World War II Films.
     
 
 
Audience enjoying Films on World War II.    
     
 
 
 
 
 
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