Kino Kabaret coming up

Kino Kabaret coming up

Kino Auroville will organise a 50 hour Kino Kabaret as part of the Auroville Film Festival. The Kabaret will begin with a meeting at the Centre d’Art, ground floor of the Citadines building, at 4pm on Friday 15th December 2017. We will start with everybody writing down a line of...
2017 poster and clips

2017 poster and clips

Here is our 2017 festival poster and 2 clips…
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watch and share

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AVFF 2017 logo & dates

AVFF 2017 logo & dates

The idea to this year’s festival logo was conceived by Jesse and it was translated into the final logo by Christoph. We moved our festival dates to December this time for two reasons, firstly to have a better chance for our outdoor screenings to be undisturbed by rain and secondly...
Kino Auroville kicked off

Kino Auroville kicked off

Last Saturday the newly formed Kino Auroville cell held their kick-off event at Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas. An enthusiastic audience of 40+ showed their interest in joining the Kino movement, becoming so-called Kinoïtes. 13 ideas for short films to be made in the coming month were presented, one can be...
AVFF 2015 promo trailers

AVFF 2015 promo trailers

Thanks to Tara, Aloe, Londen, Rajeev, Rishi, Vanya, Doris, Sasi, Nele and Tom for creating these trailers for the upcoming festival.
Priceless Treasure

Priceless Treasure

A metal detecting enthusiast discovers more than gold and silver… Here is the latest promo trailer done by our festival team. Feel free to donate some of the gold that we missed out… Our PT #: 251551  or check out other ways to support us.
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synchronicity - The 48 hrs film school is coming

synchronicity – The 48 hrs film school is coming

News just reached us that the filmmakers of  two of the films in our festival, Musica Vita (in the category of films made about Auroville / bioregion) and Asmad (me) (in the category of films that develop the theme of Human Unity) will conduct their travelling 48 hrs film school during the time of our...
Food Festival @ Film Festival

Food Festival @ Film Festival

Anveshan is organising The Auroville Food Festival – 8 days of orgasmic delightful the palate. We will be featuring a different country/region or cuisine each night. We are still organising the regions but so far we have African night, Vegan night, European night, South Indian night, North Indian night, East Asia (Korea, Tibet, Japan, China)...
festival blog: The schedule is out!

festival blog: The schedule is out!

The schedule is out!  The festival is kicking off on Saturday December 16th at 5 pm, at the Town Hall Plaza, with music and the opening announcements. The closing ceremony will also take place at the Town Hall Plaza on Saturday December 23rd, with the awards being presented to the winners in each category. This...
screening schedule & map

screening schedule & map

We’re getting ready! Here comes the screening schedule for all the 274 films in our festival, 8 days with screenings in 3 of our 4 venues simultaneously. Also see below a map with the locations of all screening venues and other places of interest during the 5th Auroville Film Festival 2017, December 16 – 23....
meet the judges for the Auroville categories

meet the judges for the Auroville categories

Meet our 3 judges for 2017 for the 3 Auroville categories Films made by Aurovilians, bioregion residents or guests of Auroville Films made about Auroville and/or the bioregion Films made by students of Auroville and/or of the bioregion   Radhika Khanna Radhika Khanna is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Electronic Media and Mass...
preview AVFF 2017 - music

preview AVFF 2017 – music

A variety of Auroville musicians will ensure a lively musical accompaniment each evening of the festival. Expect to be surprised by young talent as well as being carried away by experienced performers… From classical to improvisation, western and Indian, adapted to each screening.
first Kino Kabaret

first Kino Kabaret

Our first Kino Kabaret took place last week-end, filmmaking in 50 hours, from Friday, September 8, 2 pm until Sunday, September 10, 4 pm, followed by the screening of all films in Cinema Paradiso. 11 teams formed at the initial meeting at Centre d’Art – Citadine. All films had to contain a certain prop object, a...
our generosity campaign

our generosity campaign

Dear crowd We need your support to help with the funding for our Auroville Film Festival 2017. Presenting a unique crowdfunding campaign that helps us fight climate change. Join us in this amazing endeavor and SHARE it with as many as you can. With your generosity, we can make a difference. Thank you.
first Kino Kabaret in Auroville

first Kino Kabaret in Auroville

Dear Kino friends, Auroville Film Festival 2017 and MMC/CP are organising the first Kino Kabaret in Auroville. This will be a trial session to the Kino Kabaret that will be part of the Film Festival in December where the idea is to invite filmmakers from other Kino cells to create films. The first Auroville Kino...
reminder: all submissions through FilmFreeway

reminder: all submissions through FilmFreeway

reminder: This year we process all our submissions with FilmFreeway.com. To submit your film into our festival, you need to sign up with FilmFreeway (it’s for free and helps you with future submissions) and create a project for your film. Following our submission links you can then submit your film into the appropriate category of...
submission deadlines coming up

submission deadlines coming up

The submission deadlines for our upcoming 5th Auroville Film Festival are coming close. For the international category of Films that develop the theme of Human Unity the submission deadline is June 15. For the 3 local categories Films made by Aurovilians, bioregion residents or guests of Auroville Films made about Auroville / bioregion Films made by...
KinoAuroville screening #006 coming up

KinoAuroville screening #006 coming up

Kino Auroville screening #002

Kino Auroville screening #002

Kino Auroville had it’s second screening at Cinema Paradiso last Saturday. A total number of 8 recently made short-films were brought to the theatre and screened to an audience of 50+. Find some of the monthly Kino Auroville shorts here: https://vimeo.com/groups/kinoaurovillemonthly See below photos taken be Marco Saroldi. The next Kino Auroville screening will be...
Kino Auroville screening #001

Kino Auroville screening #001

Last Saturday, November 5th, Cinema Paradiso hosted the very first screening of the newly formed Kino Auroville cell. Kino is a global movement created as a means of providing both amateur and professional filmmakers with a place to create and screen their short-films. Kino Auroville screening #001 featured 13 short-films with a total duration of...
Starting an Auroville Kino cell

Starting an Auroville Kino cell

Through the AVFF EOP (Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Programme) we are starting what will be known as an Auroville Kino Cell. According to Wikipedia, we will be the first in India – https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kino_(movement) Open to everyone with any collaborative spirit we would like to invite you to join us at 10 a.m on 1st...