award winners 2017

award winners 2017

See the catalogue with all award winning and special mentioned films and photos of the award ceremony by Marco S. below. AVFF 2017 team says thank you, good bye, see you again in 2019 and takes rest now… download pdf
Kino Kabaret - 50 hours filmmaking in photos

Kino Kabaret – 50 hours filmmaking in photos

Friday, December 15th, 4 p.m. The clock is ticking. The 50-hour Kino Kabaret has started off… 7 kino film projects popped up right away, let’s see how many final Kino Kabaret films there will be on Sunday at the screening at the outdoor venue at 7 pm… All films had...
virtual catalogues 2017

virtual catalogues 2017

See below our virtual catalogues for all 4 categories for 2017 download catalogue B   download catalogue A   download catalogue S   download catalogue HU
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…
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...
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festival blog: Day 8

festival blog: Day 8

FINAL DAY 8, DEC 23, ENVELOP PLEASE! & THE WINNER IS: The Judges hung out at Roma’s Kitchen till late afternoon, to determine the WINNERs. They have been in consultation for most of the week (all judges were given all the MOVIES in their CATAGORIES on external HD months before the event). There are a...
more interview videos by AurovilleRadio

more interview videos by AurovilleRadio

festival blog: Day 7

festival blog: Day 7

Day 7, Dec 22, Today had a slew of Films (many short ones) to view. Today marks the last day to choose which venue and movie you want to watch, because tomorrow there won’t be any films to watch from 4-6:30pm. There will only be one showing and that is at the MMC where all...
meet Aurovilian filmmaker Serena

meet Aurovilian filmmaker Serena

Thanks to AurovilleRadio here comes an interview with Aurovilian filmmaker Serena Aurora talking about one of her many films in this year’s festival called “Indian Hands and Feet”. See all of Serena’s films at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCprfkWyP0z-RqxZU-UQWcuw  
festival blog: Day 6

festival blog: Day 6

Day 6: Dec 21, the Solstice, the shortest day of year (and the longest night).  The night before was cold and the morning seemed colder and then a light rain blanketed Auroville… It rained a few times during the day till a little after noon then I don’t think it rained again until around 8:30pm.  ...
Human Unity films blog #7

Human Unity films blog #7

Today, we have a full day of Human Unity films lined up for you! To celebrate the beginning of the school holidays, we invite you to Cinema Paradiso at 4 pm until 5:20 pm for really good films for children that the young and young at heart will enjoy. In the Archive building, from 4 pm to 10:30 pm,...
festival blog - Day 5

festival blog – Day 5

Day 5…Wed, Dec 20, MOVIE SEEKERS, CODE BREAKERS: ONE THING that has been consistent with those wanting to catch some flicks this festival is the confused state our program guide creates.  MOVIES Seekers search for the Rosetta Stone to unlock the program guide…to no avail.  Due to the shoestring budget, we had – to pull...
video & photos of day 5

video & photos of day 5

above photos by Marco S.
Human Unity films blog #6

Human Unity films blog #6

Thursday, day 6, and once more, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about 2 films. After the screening of Tulasi Apa that is scheduled at 4:26 at Cinema Paradiso, Amiya Patnai, the director, will be live on Skype to discuss her film. At the outdoor screen, Magali Chirouze, the producer of Stony Paths, will...
photos of day 3 & 4

photos of day 3 & 4

impressions of Monday & Tuesday, December 18 & 19… above photos by Marco S.    
Human Unity films blog #5

Human Unity films blog #5

Day 5… and we have another Skype discussion with Oliver Dickinson, the director of Where the Hills are Greener. In the South of France, the Loco-Motivés association succeeds to produce and deliver local food respectful of nature and animals. Starting at 8 pm at the outdoor site, we have 3 great movies back to back....
photos of day 2

photos of day 2

impressions of day 2, Sunday, December 17th, the only festival day with film screenings from morning until night… above photos by Marco S.   above photos by Ake        
festival blog - Day 3

festival blog – Day 3

Day 3, Monday 18, After the hustle, bustle and frantic pace of the weekend (to get the venue set up), Monday set the weeks pace with a late 4pm start.  This gave some of us, who have been wed to Town Hall since Thursday a well deserved rest (tho Tom, Christoph, Krishna were still at...
Human Unity films blog #4

Human Unity films blog #4

Today promises to be another very interesting day! You will have the opportunity via Skype to talk with Mattie Porte, one of the directors of  An Enquiry Into a New Story for Humanity: Change the Story, Change the World, which was shot in the Findhorn Ecovillage in Scotland, and at 8 pm, on the outdoor...
festival blog: Day 2

festival blog: Day 2

Sunday  17, day two: Calling all children: Where R U?  Sunday is usually devoted to kids at the Film Festival!  This is when the kids get to watch their own movies.  There were 14 films made by students of the bioregion lasting a bit over an hour.  And all these movies were screened from approximately...