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Silent Films to be screened with live music by Pianist Jonny Best at IFFI

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Published Nov 11, 2019, 2:26 pm IST
Updated Nov 11, 2019, 2:28 pm IST
IFFI will take place from 20th to 28th November, this year.
Poster of G.W. Pabst's 'Pandora’s Box'.
 Poster of G.W. Pabst's 'Pandora’s Box'.

Mumbai: While the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) Goa 2019 is just nine days away now, the team is ensuring the 50th edition is an affair to remember. The golden jubilee celebration this year is going to be grand with some amazing new sections included this year. Among many new initiatives earlier announced, a section on Silent Films is also included. Not only this, the silent films will play with live music performed by BFI UK Pianist Jonny Best. The films are going to be screened on 22nd, 23rd and 24th of November and the list include 1. Battleship Potemkin by Russian master filmmaker and pioneer of montage editing Sergei M. Eisenstein, 2. Pandora’s Box by German Expressionist Master G.W. Pabst and 3. Blackmail by master of suspense and British Filmmaker, Alfred Hitchcock.

Other exciting segments include Oscar retrospective, a segment of Documentary and short films, World Panorama, Golden Jubilee retrospective, Homage and restrored Indian classics to name a few.

 

IFFI will take place from 20th to 28th November.

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