Wednesday, November 14 2018

November 2, 2018

India Pavilion Inaugurated at Videocitta 2018 in Rome Film Festival

Rome-India Pavilion at Videocitta 2018 in Rome showcased Indian films heritage, ease of film shooting in India, promoted film shooting locations in India, International Film Festival of India, Indian Cinema from different regions, Audio Visual Co Production between India and Italy.

While inaugurating the India Pavilion at Videocittà, Joint Secretary (Films), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Shri Ashok Kumar Parmar highlighted the film heritage of India and India as the largest film making country. He also said that India is not only one of the leading countries in telling stories full of different shades of life, but also emerged as one of the destination for high end services related to filmmaking. He also pointed out that 70 years of diplomatic relationship between India and Italy provided an opportunity to re-energize the existing co-production agreements between the two countries.

Chalo Jeete Hain, Village Rockstars, Sinjar, Take off, Ladakh Chale Rickshawala, Newton, Kahaani and Queen were the Indian films screened in Videocitta, showcasing the variety and richness of Indian Cinema to the Italian audiences. Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Sufi Recitals, Yoga, Bollywood song and Dance were the cultural performances in the India Pavillion at Videocittà.