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First Indian Film Festival in Poland from 7-10 October


The festival aims at opening new avenues of bilateral co-operation between the two countries via cinema.

IANS

Photo: IFFW website

Poland is set to host the Indian Film Festival for the first time from October 7 to 10, 2017. Organized by the Indian Film Festival Worldwide (IFFW), the maiden edition will be held in Warsaw.

"The Indian Film Festival is aimed to be a bridge between the Indian and Polish Film Industries devoted to a greater appreciation of cinema and culture by showcasing Indian Films to the Polish Audiences and opening new avenues of bilateral co-operation between the two countries via cinema," Ajay Bisaria, ambassador of India to Poland and Lithuania, said in a statement.

RC Dalal, co-founder and curator of IFFW, said the festival will be an annual event and this year, eight "path-breaking films from India" will be showcased.

The festival shall also witness the attendance of some award-winning filmmakers from India.