The Swiss Indian Film Bridge is visiting the Kolkota Film Festival, which is held from 10 to 17th of November 2012. The crowd is always very eager to engage into watching some of the most innovative cinema in India. Bengali cinema is especially prone to dare morphing his social realism background with new ventures into a more modern and accomplished expression of contemporary Indian cinema. Promising realities.
Kamal Musale introduces Bollywood and the changes in art and business communication in India to a master class.
The class will visit Mumbai in March and be in touch with the film Industry through the Swiss Indian Film Bridge.
Unique in Switzerland, one of the 1st in Europe to offer advanced training in Visual Merchandising Design the School of Applied Arts in Vevey meets the needs of today’s world, economic, institutional and cultural.
A film production within the HyperWerk institute is planned in 2013, as an experimental documentary road-movie, in the form of a making-of, to be directed by Kamal Musale, and with the active participation of the Students of several Graphic and Art Schools in Europe and India.
[singlepic id=59 w=320 h=240 float=right]Hyperwerk is an institute of the academy of art and design HGK FHNW in Basel, Switzerland.
Within the interdisciplinary and project oriented institute, around 80 students learn how to approach seemingly overwhelming problems and how to get surprising results through an intense exchange with the world.
To fulfill its claim as an institute for postindustrial design HyperWerk applies aspects of technology, design and management to influence and use the energies of social transformation.
The Swiss Indian Film Bridge – SIFB, a production of Les Films du Lotus (Switzerland) andCurry Western Productions (India) – is organizing an Indian Festival in Geneva during the annualFêtes de Genève, one of Europe biggest open-air Summer Festival in Europe, where India is this year’s guest of honor. The 3 days festival will take place at the CineLac Open-Air Cinema,by the lakeside, the 10-11-12 August 2011.
The films screened each night are :
Dev D- 10 August – 9.15 pm
Peepli Live – 11 August – 9.15 pm
The Three Idiots – 12 August – 9.15 pm
Wednesday 10 of August, the opening night will feature a presentation of the BNA GermanyAnnual Central European Bollywood Awards, rewarding the best
films of 2010 (a 20 min. presentation from 8.45 pm) A special delegation is formed for this special evening, composed of the Indian Ambassador in Switzerland, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai, the Ambassador of Switzerland in India, and the Mayor of Geneva town.
These films are to be shown in partnership with CineLac Open-Air Cinema, a unique open-air film facility, in a beautiful site near the shores of Geneva’s famous landmark lake. This idyllic spot is the perfect place to chill out, and enjoy happy hours,
before indulging in an Indian buffet and an entertaining evening of Indian Cinema at its best.
The Swiss Indian Film Bridge is organized by Curry Western Productions in India and Les Films du Lotus in Switzerland.
“I want to make Indian films for audiences in Europe”: Swiss-Indian filmmaker Kamal Musale on his origin, his films, co-production and his upcoming film in Hindi.
Taj Enlighten Film Society, supported by the Consulate of Switzerland organised an European Film Festival in Mumbai in June 2011 .
The selection included a retrospective of Jean-Luc Godard and a Swiss film package.
The festival was inaugurated by Swiss-Indian filmmaker Kamal Musale and Indian filmmaker Amole Gupte. There was also a workshop on documentary filmmaking by Kamal Musale.
The screenings were held across five venues in Mumbai: National Centre for Performing Arts, Cinemax Versova, Metro Big Cinemas, World Media College and Mumbai Times Cafe.
Kamal Musale at the opening of the European Film Festival