- The Kolkata International Film Festival is on the scheduled day even in Corona
- The 26th KIFF is starting from 7th.
- The Kolkata International Film Festival will be inaugurated virtually from the Navanna auditorium in a cowardly situation.
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KIFF 2022 will run from January 7 to January 14. The Kolkata International Film Festival will be inaugurated virtually from the Netaji Indoor Stadium and from the Navanna auditorium in a cowardly situation. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate. This time again Raj Chakraborty is the chairperson director of Calcutta Film Festival.
> A total of 161 pictures in different languages will be shown. 200 shows will be shown. The shows will be shown in 10 theaters. A total of 1897 applications were received from 61 countries. These 161 pictures, short pictures and documentaries have been selected from there.
> Opening Day and Night of the Forest directed by Satyajit Ray released in 1970. A special tribute program is being held at Rabindra Sadan on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Satyajit Ray. Ranjit Mallit, Aparna Sen, Dhritiman Chatterjee are invited. Director Shubhjit Sikder will give a speech in memory of Satyajit Ray.
> This time ‘Focus Country’ is Finland.
> Movie shows will be shown at the film festival with 50 percent audience.
A total of 103 feature films and 56 short films and documentaries will be screened at the Calcutta International Film Festival.
> Late actor Dilip Kumar will be honored. Pictures like ‘Sagina Mahato’, ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ will be shown. The last film of late Swati Lekha Sengupta ‘Dharmayuddha’ will be shown.
> Pictures will also be shown in Rajbangshi and Tulu languages this year.
At a press conference on the same day, Parambrata Chattopadhyay said, “It has been said for so long that the film festival will be attended by 100 percent spectators. Due to the sudden increase in covid, more than one aspect of the festival was cut. Multiple restrictions have been brought. Sayantika Banerjee said, ‘What has happened has happened for us. It’s our fault. Infections will decrease if we are aware. We have to take part in the film festival by following the proper restrictions. ‘ At the same time, director Arindam Sheel said, ‘There is no festival in KIFF this time. The number of theaters has been reduced. More than 50 percent visitors are not allowed to enter.
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The Kolkata Film Festival will be held on the scheduled day even if the fleet is reduced to corona