The official policy this year was simple: taking ‘India’ to Cannes. Not just Bollywood. The idea was to make India the story, writes actress and a member of the Central Board of Film Certification Vani Tripathi.
"The cinema of a country is often a visitor’s first introduction to the place," write filmmaker Devashish Makhija. "I imagined South Korea to be mostly as neo-noirish, cheeky and aggressive as its best cinema."
Food, especially meat, was at the centre of IIFB 2020’s concerns, with films like ‘Aamis’, ‘Biriyani’, ‘Aani Maani’, ‘Jallikattu’ and ‘Axone’ focused on meat and its politically charged connotations in the present times.
'The Sky is Pink’ directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Shonali Bose, had its World Premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. It was the only Asian Asian film showcased at the presentation.
Director Todd Phillips, known for helming The Hangover, doesn't disappoint with this version of the Joker, played with a sense of mania by Joaquin Phoenix. The film had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.