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concluding video report 2017

concluding video report 2017

Thanks to Serena and Outreach Media here is a cncluding video report of our 5th Auroville Film Festival, December 16 – 23, 2017. The next Auroville Film Festival will be in 2019… AVFF 2017 from AVOUTREACHMEDIA on Vimeo. Auroville’s 50th anniversary celebrations began today, Saturday 16th December 2017, kicking off with the 5th Auroville Film...
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
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...