Jahnu Barua’s “Baandhon” to open Indian Panorama at Iffi 2012

Jahnu Barua’s Baandhon will open the Feature Film section of Indian Panorama 2012 at the International Film Festival of India. Celluloid Man will open the Non-Feature Film section.

The 43rd edition of the festival will be held from 20th – 30th November, 2012 in Goa.

The jury for the Feature Film section was headed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta and comprised Pradip Biswas, Suresh Krissna Katte Ramachandra, Kireedam Unni, Munin Barua, Pawan Manavi, Ajay Sharma, Venita Coelho and Sibi Malayil. The jury selected 18 films from the 144 eligible entries.

The jury for the Non-Feature Film section is chaired by M.R. Rajan picked up 18 films from the 147 eligible entries. Other jury members are Bachaspatimayum Sunzu, Mohammad Ali Baig, Jasmine K Roy and Rajesh S Jala.

The films selected under Feature Film section are:

Baandhon by Jahnu Barua

Shabdo by Kaushik Ganguly

Chitrangada by Rituparno Ghosh

Elar Char Adhyay by Bappaditya Bandopadhyay

Deswa by Nitin Chandra

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