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Bengaluru International Film Festival kick-starts

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Published: Friday, December 16, 2011, 9:41 [IST]

Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda inaugurated the fourth edition of Bengaluru International Film Festival on Thursday (December 15). The eight-day film fest was kick-started with the screening of South African movie Lucky, which has actress and Rajya Sabha member B Jayashree in the key role.

A total of 39 movies were screened yesterday at various venues. Legendary director Puttana Kanagal's
Ranganayaki, AC Narasimha Murthy's Sandhya Raaga along with Byari, Mumbai Connection, Urumi, Adaminte Makan Abu, Thampu, and Tulu film Gaggara are the Indian movies, which were premièred for the audience.

About 180 movies from Indian languages and foreign movies will be screened this time in Bengaluru International Film Festival. They include 130 foreign films from 40 countries, 15 Kannada cinema and 30 other Indian movies. This year's focus will be on Polish, Egyptian, Asian, contemporary Indian and contemporary Kannada cinema.

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