Share FacebookTwitterInstagramEmbed Updated : Oct 2, 2019, 15:09 IST Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tannishtha Chatterjee starrer 'Roam Rome Main' has been selected for screening at the Busan International Film Festival. The upcoming feature is written and helmed by Tannishtha herself who is also making her directorial debut. Sharing the news on Twitter, film critic Taran Adarsh also put out the poster of the movie featuring Nawazuddin against the view of a city from a height. Popular for his notorious and serious roles, the actor is pictured as a bespectacled decent looking man. The festival which is scheduled to commence on October 3 this year will also have a world premiere of Bhumi Pednekar and Konkona Sensharma's 'Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare'. In the film, Nawazuddin will croon a rap song 'Swaggy Chudiyan', the teaser of which has been released before. Read More Read Less … [Read more...] about Nawazuddin’s ‘Roam Rome Mein’ to be screened at Busan International Film Festival
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Asian cinema is back on the calendar and AAAFF celebrates its filmmakers By Richard Whittaker, Fri., June 14, 2019 Tweet print write a letter Nguyen Phuong Tra My, star of Austin Asian American Film Festival closing night feature The Third Wife From Southeast Asia to Asia Minor, from Vietnam to Switzerland, the Austin Asian American Film Festival celebrates the diversity of the global Asian experience. Now it returns after an 18-month hiatus, and Programming Director Jenny Nulf describes this year's lineup as one of its strongest. In part, the delay was in response to internal changes, with several staffers leaving around the same time and new staff coming on board; pushing back six months from their normal December date meant more time to make the return something really special. However, the move also allows the festival to expand its programming. The previous slot was in a peculiar space in the calendar – at the tail end of fall festival runs for many films, and … [Read more...] about Austin Asian American Film Festival Raises Its Profile
Actor Tannishtha Chatterjee 's directorial debut ' Roam Rome Mein ' will have its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival . The psychological drama, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead, will be screened under 'A Window on Asian Cinema' section. Ahead of the big premiere, leading man Nawaz shared the first poster that sees him looking over a cityscape at a distance. "Excited to announce that my movie #RoamRomeMein, is the official selection for #BusanInternationalFilmFestival! The movie also marks the directorial debut of my dear friend @TannishthaC," Nawazuddin captioned the post. In a statement, Tannishtha, who also features in the film, said, "Nawaz and I had 'Dekh Indian Circus' in Busan a few years back. That film won both of us a National award. In the last few years I've had many films in Busan as an actor but each time something came up and I never could make it to the festival. So, this is a very special moment where I am doing the world premiere of … [Read more...] about First look poster of ‘Roam Rome Mein’ out!
The True/False Film Fest announced Wednesday the lineup for the 2019 festival, which will showcase 36 feature films from Feb. 28 through March 3 in multiple venues around downtown Columbia.True/False will host the world premiere of four feature-length films, including "The Hottest August," and six Sundance Film Festival award winners, among them U.S. Documentary Audience Award honoree "Knock Down the House." "House" focuses on four female candidates in the 2018 primaries, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and was directed by onetime Columbia resident Rachel Lears.The other Sundance winners: previously announced True Life Fund film "Midnight Traveler," "American Factory," "APOLLO 11," "Cold Case Hammarskjöld" and "One Child Nation."In addition, 11 films will kick off their stateside runs at True/False, according to a statement from the film festival.Passes and wristbands for the festival are available to purchase on the True/False website.Here is the full … [Read more...] about True/False Film Fest announces its 2019 lineup
World International Affairs The elder sister of Thailand's reigning monarch, who has in the past styled herself as a film star and a social media sensation, has been announced as a candidate to lead the country as prime minister, causing a seismic political upset. Princess Ubolratana, 67, who technically gave up her royal status when she married a U.S. biochemist in 1972, was announced as a candidate for the Thai Raksa Chart Party on Friday, and is seen as prominent contender for the prime ministership, AFP reported. The shock announcement appears to have upended Thai royal tradition and the country’s precarious political balance in one stroke. The decision by the princess to run is made yet more contentious because it appears to have come with the blessing of her brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Australian broadcaster ABC reported. Strict laws in Thailand make it illegal to criticize the royal family. The princess is technically not protected by Thailand’s … [Read more...] about Film Star Thai Princess Challenges Generals in Election Bid, in Nation Where Criticizing Royals is Illegal