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art installations 2015

art installations 2015

ART INSTALLATIONS: Lights, CAMERA, Action!… anyone attending movies at SAIIER or the Human Unity Roundtable discussions would have seen Well Paper’s paper mache movie camera made by Danny. The Camera is pointing the way to the SAIIER Conference room where daily movies and Human Unity Roundtable discussions took place. Well Paper was created during the...
Auroville Radio recordings

Auroville Radio recordings

Thanks to the Auroville Radio Team here are the recordings of all our round table discussions: Sat 3rd Oct: Panel discussion 1 Sun 4th Oct: Panel discussion 2 Mon 5th Oct: Panel discussion 3 Tue 6th Oct: Panel discussion 4 Wed 7th Oct: Panel discussion 5   links to other Auroville Radio programs covering the...
day 5

day 5

6/10/15 DAY 5 of the AVFF ’15 The day starts with clear skies (for the past week its been overcast) and heats up quickly… is the sun trying to dry the wet roads and fields… it reaches 32C w/ 85% humidity and dips to 26C in the evening. Movies: the crew of the film festival...
day 4

day 4

5/10/15 DAY 4 of the AVFF ’15 Some good Human Unity films and all the students films were on tap for today. In the morning there were two great movies “The Sower & Women For Justice” on tap. The first was about a Canadian artist who’s passion is planting heirloom seeds and making beautiful and...
festival videos

festival videos

Thanks to our festival film crew Tlaloc and Sanjay we are having a number of videos from the festival, brought to you with some slight delay, so stay tuned and keep checking this page for new ones…         This video shows some of the highlights of day 3, it starts with rain...
photos by Danielle

photos by Danielle

Thanks to Danielle de Diesbach here are more photos of the entire festival period                    
day 3

day 3

4/10/15 DAY 3 of the AVFF ’15 A nice quiet Sunday… there is drizzle and patches of rain in the morning… but here in South India we need this nourishing and recharging water. It rained much of last night but let’s hope it clears just enough to let movie goers see the movies on tap...
day 2

day 2

3/10/15 DAY 2 of the AVFF ’15 Well it looks like the rain is going to hold today… but it drizzled. Oh the Yatra theater group who’s show was literally rained out yesterday will be back by popular demand in the near future. We’ll let you know as soon as a new date is set....
day 1 - opening

day 1 – opening

2/10/15  The opening of the AVFF ’15 LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION& Rain…couldn’t dampen the spirits of the film buffs and well-wishers to the Auroville Film Festival 2015! This year’s film festival started under gray skies and forecast of rain. Organisors and workers eyes turned towards the overcast skies throughout the day. As evening neared lots of...
detailed film catalogues 2015

detailed film catalogues 2015

Thanks to Marcos here come the 4 catalogues with detailed information on all films in the 4 categories:   Films made by Aurovilians, bioregion residents or guests of Auroville [download pdf]     Films made about Auroville / bioregion [download pdf]     Films made by students of Auroville / bioregion [download pdf]    ...
Round-Table Discussions EVERYDAY

Round-Table Discussions EVERYDAY

We invite you to attend a series of moderated discussions around the films that are being screened in the category of films that develop the theme of human unity. When: 3rd October – 7th October, 2.30pm-3.30pm Where: SAIIER Conference Room This year we are very lucky to have Suresh Jayaram with us to lead discussions...
getting ready...

getting ready…

Our film festival decorations are finding their place all over Auroville, with a special focus on the area around Town Hall of course… See some first impressions Artist (waterfall): Okjeong Lee Artist (boat): Marco Artist (camera): Orly Artist (collages): Soham Photographer: Marco Saroldi
AVFF 2015 screening schedule

AVFF 2015 screening schedule

Our screening schedule is out! See below or download here. Stay tuned for more information to come…    
our judges 2015

our judges 2015

We are happy to introduce to you our 6 judges for the upcoming 4th Auroville Film Festival. As usual, the three judges for the international category of films that develop the theme of Human Unity are residents of Auroville, whereas the three judges for the 3 Auroville categories 1. films made by Aurovilians, bioregion residents...
Lights, camera, action!

Lights, camera, action!

announcement in Auroville’s News & Notes LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! and welcome to the Auroville Film Festival ‘15! The aim of this festival is to connect with people and cultures within and beyond Auroville and to further the aspiration of Human Unity by showcasing films that develop this theme. We feature films that are created in...