The festival aims at opening new avenues of bilateral co-operation between the two countries via cinema.
First Indian Film Festival in Poland from 7-10 October
Warsaw - 18 Aug 2017 12:00 IST
Updated : 14:25 IST
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.