Mr. Mohan Siroya sent me this article on his experience at the IFFI 2008. He has been freelancing as a FILM JOURNALIST/CRITIC for last 40 years. He has been a prolific writer , having written critical articles ,features, reviews etc. on films, Music and TV in numerous English periodicals in India. Named a few are :- The Indian Express, Film Fare, Film World, Picture Post, Cine Advance, Screen , The Hitavada, Lokmat Times , The Twin City Times , Film Industry Journal, Day After, Femina , Eve’s Weekly, Free Press Journal , Blitz etc.
39 TH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA AT GOA
A DETAILED ACCOUNT BY MOHAN SIROYA
IFFI 08, this time ,organized jointly by two organizations viz; The Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) and Entertainment Society of GOA (ESG) from 22 nd Nov. till 2 nd Dec. 2008
Smooth and colourful take off with a touch of Glamour
The Glamour Diva and ageless Rekha was specially flown down to Goa to be the Chief Guest and lead in lighting inaugural lamp for the 39 th International Film Festival of India at sprawlling Kala Academy, Goa on Sat. 22 nd Nov. (more…)