India pavilion to be opened at Cannes
Author: Desk May 14, 2019
The India Pavilion is set to be inaugurated at Cannes Film Festival, which will be held from 14th to 25th May 2019.
The Pavilion will showcase Indian cinema across linguistic, cultural and regional diversity, with the aim of forging international partnerships in distribution, production, filming in India, script development, technology, promoting film sales and syndication.
It will be set up by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
The Pavilion serves as a platform for the Indian Delegates to meet International Delegates attending the Festival to promote networking with other countries and organizations.
The Pavilion also serves as an information dissemination point about India and Indian Cinema for the Global Film Community.
The Indian Delegation this year will be led by Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The Film Delegation would consist of Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, CBFC and acclaimed filmmakers Rahul Rawail, Shaji N. Karun and Madhur Bhandarkar.
A key focus area of the Indian Delegation this year will be to promote the Golden Jubilee Edition of International Film Festival of India to be held in Goa later this year. A specially designed IFFI poster for the Golden Jubilee Edition will also be released during the Festival.