5th Jagran Film Festival to screen an eclectic mix of cinema from Cyprus

Sep 10, 2014, 15:42 IST | A Correspondent

India’s only travelling film festival; Jagran Film Festival has reached its last leg and concludes in Mumbai from 22nd September, 2014 to 28th September, 2014 at PVR Cinemas, Andheri and Cinemax, Versova. The festival presents an exciting line up of films in diverse genres from every corner of the world. The fifth edition of Jagran Film Festival under the category ‘Country Focus’ will screen an eclectic mix of ‘Cypriot Cinema’ during the festival.

Takao Dancer, The Gambler, Patriotic Man, Supernova
Takao Dancer, The Gambler, Patriotic Man, Supernova

Cyprus is a European country and a part of European Union. In spite being a small island it has produced some remarkable movies. Cypriot cinema started in late 1950’s and has being growing since then. They started producing feature length films in late 1960’s and 1970’s and saw a richer crop of films. The integration with EU helped boost and produce distinctive cinema. Though people don’t know much about Cyprus cinema, it has produced astounding movies which have won accolades and been nominated in various categories at renowned film festivals.

Barbarians, Break loose, Revival, Cowboys
Barbarians, Break Loose, Revival, Cowboys

5th Jagran Film Festival, 2014 brings to its audience a diverse collection of Cypriot cinema and attempts to promote the rich cinema of the country. The movies going to be screened under the category country focus are Block 12 by director Kyriacos Tofarides, Joy and sorrow of the body by director Andreas Pantzis, Kalabush by director Adonis Floridis and Theodoros Nikolaidis and Fish n chips by director Elias Demetriou.

Death & Tanya
Death & Tanya 

The festival promises to be bigger and better this edition with both size and power over the years.

Registration Details: http://www.jff.co.in/

Date: 22nd September’2014 to 28th September’2014

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