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‘Mississippi Masala’ wins London Indian Film Festival Audience Award

2020-09-07T11:19:35+00:00July 15th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

The 11th anniversary of the London Indian Film Festival (LIFF), held online for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic, concluded with Global Indian filmmaker’s ‘Mississippi Masala’ bagging the Audience Favourite Award. The 1991 romantic drama starring Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury was the most-viewed film on the platform.

Covid-19 scripts new avatar for UK’s Indian film fest

2020-09-07T13:37:50+00:00May 19th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Physically distanced but not necessarily cinematically deprived seems to the mantra of the annual London Indian Film Festival (LIFF), which had gone more UK-wide by travelling to Birmingham and other regions in previous years. Now, in response to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown pulling down the shutters on cinemas, LIFF has decided to expand its festival offering with a virtual avatar.  Its Satyajit Ray Short Film Competition has gone online as part of a hybrid solution, backed by the British Film Institute (BFI) and Bagri Foundation. Nine award-winning short films, which reflect the [...]