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Aditya Bhattacharya (born 1965) is an Indian film director and screenwriter, most known for his feature film, Raakh (1989) starring Aamir Khan and Pankaj Kapur and which garnered three National Film Awards.
Alain Corneau (7 August 1943 – 30 August 2010) was a French film director and writer.
Amit Kumar is an Indian film playback singer, actor, director, and music director.
Anand Patwardhan (born 18 February 1950) is an Indian documentary filmmaker known for his socio-political, human rights oriented films.
Antonio Tabucchi (24 September 1943 – 25 March 2012) was an Italian writer and academic who taught Portuguese language and literature at the University of Siena, Italy.
The Assamese people are a subgroup of people of Assam.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known as Mahatma Gandhi, was assassinated at the Birla House (now Gandhi Smriti) in New Delhi on 30 January 1948.
Avi Nesher (Hebrew: אבי נשר; born 13 December 1953) is an Israeli film producer, film director, screenwriter and actor.
Bandini (Hindi: बन्दिनी, Urdu: بندِنی, translation: Imprisoned) is a 1963 Hindi drama film directed and produced by Bimal Roy, the man who directed classics like Do Bigha Zameen and Devdas.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ,, lit. "The land of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
Biju Viswanath is an Award-winning international Film Director, Director of Photography and Screenwriter.
Bimal Roy (বিমল রায়) (12 July 1909 – 8 January 1965) was an Indian film director.
Bollywood is the sobriquet for the Hindi language film industry, based in Mumbai, India.
Chokher Bali (চোখের বালি; literally translated to "sand in the eye", figuratively to "constant irritant") is a Bengali drama film based on the novel Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore.
Cyclone Sidr (JTWC designation: 06B, also known as Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Sidr) was a tropical cyclone that resulted in one of the worst natural disasters in Bangladesh.
Daniel Pearl (October 10, 1963 – February 1, 2002) was a journalist with American and Israeli citizenship.
Deepa Mehta, (born 1 January 1950) is an Indo-Canadian film director and screenwriter, most known for her Elements Trilogy, ''Fire'' (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005); among which Earth was sent by India as its official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and Water was Canada's official entry for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, making it only the second non-French-language Canadian film to put forth for consideration in that category (the first being Zacharias Kunuk's 2001 Inuktitut-language feature, Atanarjuat), and the first to receive an Oscar nomination.
Dementia, also known as senility, is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person's daily functioning.
Dev Benegal (देव बॅनॅगल) (born 28 December 1960) is an Indian director and screenwriter, most known for his debut film English, August (1994), which won the 1995 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English.
The Embassy of India in Rome maintains diplomatic relations and represents Indian interests in dealing with the Government of Italy.
Florence (Firenze, alternative obsolete form: Fiorenza; Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence.
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity.
The Golden Lion (Leone d'Oro) is the highest prize given to a film at the Venice Film Festival.
Goutam Ghose (also credited as Gautam Ghosh, গৌতম ঘোষ) (born 24 July 1950) is one of the most acclaimed film directors, music director, and cinematographer of modern India, who works primarily in Bengali cinema.
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone (9 July 1925 – 10 October 1964), better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.
Heaven on Earth a.k.a. Videsh is a 2008 Canadian film directed and written by Deepa Mehta.
An independent film is a film production resulting in a feature film that is produced mostly or completely outside of the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment Independent films are sometimes distinguishable by their content and style and the way in which the filmmakers' personal artistic vision is realized.
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.
Ismail Merchant (25 December 1936 – 25 May 2005) was an Indian-born film producer and director.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.
Jahnu Barua (জাহ্নু বৰুৱা, जाहनू बरूवा) (1952–) is a multiple national and international award-winning Indian film director from Assam He has directed a number of Assamese and Hindi films, and along with Bhabendra Nath Saikia was one of the pioneers of Assamese Art cinema.
Jamil Dehlavi is a London-based independent film director and producer of Pakistani-French origin.
Koel Purie Rinchet (born 25 November 1978 in Delhi, India) is an Indian film actress who made her debut with Rahul Bose's directorial venture Everybody Says I'm Fine! in 2001 IMDb.
Louis Marie Malle (30 October 1932 – 23 November 1995) was a French film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (translated as I Did Not Kill Gandhi) is a 2005 Indian film, directed by Jahnu Barua and produced by Anupam Kher.
Manish Jha (born 3 May 1978) is an Indian film director and screenwriter, most known for his films, A Very Very Silent Film (2001) and Matrubhoomi-A Nation Without Women (2003) which won him critical acclaim.
Maqbool (Hindi: मक़बूल, Urdu: مقبُول) is a 2003 Indian crime drama film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starring Pankaj Kapoor, Irfan Khan, Tabu and Masumeh Makhija in an adaptation of the play Macbeth by Shakespeare.
Masala films of Indian cinema are those that mix genres in one work.
Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women (Hindi: मातृभूमि, translation: Motherland) is a 2003 Indian film written and directed by Manish Jha.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) (pronounced), or Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases.
Mira Nair (born 15 October 1957) is an Indian filmmaker and actress based in New York.
Monsoon Wedding is a 2001 film directed by Mira Nair and written by Sabrina Dhawan, which depicts romantic entanglements during a traditional Punjabi Hindu wedding in Delhi.
Nemai Ghosh (b. 1934) is a noted Indian photographer most known for working with Satyajit Ray, as a still photographer for over two decades, starting with Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1969) till Ray's last film Agantuk (1991).
Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia.
Nishikanth Kamath (Marathi:निशिकांत कामत) is an Indian filmmaker.
Om Rajesh Puri OBE (born 18 October 1950) is an Indian actor who has appeared in mainstream commercial Indian and British films, Independent films and art films.
Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.
Parallel Cinema is a film movement in Indian cinema that originated in the state of Bengal in the 1950s as an alternative to the mainstream commercial Indian cinema, represented especially by popular Hindi cinema, known today as Bollywood.
Partho Sen-Gupta (also spelled Partho Sen Gupta or Partho Sengupta pronounced Partho Shen-Goopto) is an independent film director and screenwriter of Indian origin.
Pier Paolo Pasolini (5 March 1922 – 2 November 1975) was an Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual.
Preeti Chandrakant (Hindi: प्रीती चंद्रकांत) is a Mumbai-born, Zürich-based artist.
Rahul Bose (born 27 July 1967) is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, social activist, and rugby player.
Ranbir Raj Kapoor (14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as "The Show Man", was a noted Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema.
Richie Mehta (born in Mississauga, Ontario) is a Canadian film director.
Rituparno Ghosh (31 August 1963 – 30 May 2013) was an Indian film director, actor, writer and lyricist.
Ritwik Ghatak (ঋত্বিক কুমার ঘটক, Ritbik Kumar Ghôţôk,; 4 November 19256 February 1976) was a Bengali filmmaker and script writer.
Roysten Abel is a noted Indian theatre director and playwright, known for devised theatre and plays involving folk performers, and productions like Othello in Black and White, Flowers, The Manganiyar Seduction, and A Hundred Snake Charmers.
Salaam Bombay! (Greetings Bombay!) is a 1988 Hindi film directed by Mira Nair, and screenwritten by her longtime creative collaborator, Sooni Taraporevala.
Satyajit Ray (2 May 1921 – 23 April 1992) was an Indian filmmaker.
Shashanka Ghosh is an Indian filmmaker.
Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.
The Apu Trilogy comprises three Bengali films directed by Satyajit Ray: Pather Panchali (1955), Aparajito (1956) and Apur Sansar (1959).
Topis (Damaliscus lunatus jimela) are a highly social and fast antelope species of the genus Damaliscus.
The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, "International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art of the Venice Biennale"), founded in 1932, is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the "Big Three" film festivals alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.
Vishal Bhardwaj (born 4 August 1965) is an Indian film director, writer, screenwriter, producer, music composer and playback singer, known for his works in modern Hindi cinema.
Zaib Rehman is a Pakistani lawyer and actress.