Cannes 2015 : Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will inaugurate India Pavilion - RNews1 Network

Cannes 2015 : Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will inaugurate India Pavilion

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Cannes 2015, India Pavilion at Cannes 2015, Cannes film festival 2015
New Delhi : The Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore will inaugurated the India Pavilion at 111 Village International Riviera (Cannes, France) on Thursday May 14. The India Pavilion will showcase Indian cinema’s linguistic, cultural and regional diversity by showcasing trailers, displaying literature and brochures on varied aspects.

Eminent people including Indian Ambassador to France Mohan Kumar, Marche Du Film Director Jerome Paillard, producers Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra and Bobby Bedi will also be present at official opening of the Pavilion.

The primary focus would of course be boosting co-production opportunities with countries India has signed treaty with, attracting international studios to shoot in the country and exploring new international partnerships in the realms of distribution, production, filming in India, script development and technology, and promoting film sales and syndication.

Also, the fourth edition of the ‘Indian Film Guide’ will be placed at the Pavilion for the delegates. The ‘Indian Film Guide’ is a comprehensive booklet with information on policy initiatives by the government pertaining to film sector, the listing of Indian companies at Cannes Film Market, Indian Films at Cannes and contacts of important people in the business of filmmaking.

Two Indian films, Chauthi Koot by Gurvinder Singh and Masaan by Neeraj Ghaywan have been chosen under the Un Certain Regard category.

A session on journey to Cannes of the film Chauthi Koot will take place on the first day. A post screening reception for the film has also been organized. FICCI is coordinating the India Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival with the Ministry for the second consecutive year.

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