26th-30th September, 2018| 12 noon| Puducherry ( Multiple Locations)
Pondicherry International Film Festival 2018 is presented by ‘Pickurflick’ in association with Puducherry Tourism and will be conducted from 26th-30th September at Puducherry. The festival will showcase the best of Independent cinema from across the globe in following formats: shorts, feature, documentary & animation and will also promote Puducherry as a tourist destination.
National award winner Film Critic Saibal Chatterjee is heading the festival as Festival Director & Actor Adil Hussain is the mentor & brand ambassador.
It is Puducherry’s first International film festival and will be an annual recurring film festival from this year onwards.
Appx 100+ films will be screened across multiple screening venues in the city followed by panel discussion, interaction with film makers and master classes by eminent film makers & actors. PIFF 2018 will have a special section on Independent Tamil cinema and will also focus on regional cinema.
France is the partner country with a special focus on French cinema, art & culture in association with the French Embassy.
The 5 day film festival will also conduct Art & Culture exhibition, Food Festival & Music concerts to celebrate art, entertainment & travel in Puducherry.