siliguri, west bengal, November 18, 2009 /India PRwire/ — Radio Misty 94.3 fm, the first and Number One Fm station Of North Bengal have partnered with 10th Siliguri International Film Festival. Cine enthusiasts in North Bengal can look forward to a weeklong feast for the senses when the 10th Siliguri International Film Festival begins on November 19.Eighteen foreign films, along with an Indian film, will be screened at Dinabandhu Mancha here during the seven-day fest, which will end on November 25.
Eminent director Tarun Majumdar will inaugurate the festival. Actress Rituparna Sengupta will also be present on the occasion, Said Asok Bhattacharya, the urban development minister and the chief patron of the Siliguri Cine Society, which is organising the festival along with the state information and culture department.
Documentary films based on environment, wildlife and other burning issues of the contemporary age will be shown during the festival. Apart from the 19 films, Madhumati and Do Bigha Amen, directed by Bimal Roy, will also be screened at Ramkinkar Hall during the event. There will be an essay competition for the college students of Siliguri during the fest. The themes have been circulated among all the colleges here. Five best essays, in each language, will be awarded during the festival. Viewers will also get to participate in a quiz contest. The questionnaires will be provided with the tickets.
Says Nishant Mittal, Chief Executive Officer, Radio Misty This is a proud moment for us to be a partner with International Film Festival. This is the biggest event for cine lovers on this region, where people can see films from all over world. We are making a big buzz around this festival. Apart from interviews of film makers RJ will talk about films to be screened in this event.
Source: India PR Wire