The curtains have risen for the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) as it commenced today, marking the celebration of cinematic marvels in the heart of Kolkata. With an extensive lineup of screenings across 23 venues, encompassing government-operated single-screen theaters and modern multiplexes, the festival promises a cinematic extravaganza that spans both mainstream and independent cinema. Delve into the detailed insight of the festival's venue, its grand inauguration, and the comprehensive schedule for KIFF 2023.
Scheduled to unfold its cinematic brilliance from December 5 to December 12, the esteemed KIFF adorns the vibrant canvas of Kolkata, inviting cinephiles to immerse themselves in a world of captivating stories and visual splendor. Accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers' Association (FIAPF), this edition vows to captivate movie aficionados, offering an enriching experience within the embrace of the City of Joy. The inauguration ceremony for the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival will illuminate the grandeur of Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata.
The festival's official website unveiled an extensive schedule, showcasing a diverse selection of remarkable films from various corners of the globe. Enthusiasts can download the complete schedule and venue details, granting access to a cinematic odyssey that promises to enthrall and engage audiences.
Notably, the Kolkata International Film Festival 2023 will witness the prestigious inauguration by the honorable Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, on Tuesday, December 5. Adding to the allure of this momentous event, prominent figures from the Hindi film industry, such as Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Sonakshi Sinha, are poised to grace the ceremony with their presence, accentuating the festival's grandeur and cultural significance.