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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

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 to be a more obvious...
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...
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 curious about how many short...
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...
submissions open for AVFF 2017

submissions open for AVFF 2017

Submissions are open for the 5th Auroville Film Festival 2017. This time we partner with FilmFreeway as online submission platform, please sign up and submit here (all free, of course).  
dates of 5th AVFF 2017

dates of 5th AVFF 2017

UPDATE: Next Auroville Film Festival takes place Decmeber 16 – 23, 2017. The 5th Auroville Film Festival will be one of the preluding events to the 50th anniversary celebrations of Auroville in 2018.
5th AVFF 2017 - call for logo design

5th AVFF 2017 – call for logo design

Preparations for our next film festival in 2017 have begun. We moved the festival dates to December for 2017, so we more likely can enjoy outdoor screenings without rain disturbances. The 5th Auroville Film Festival will take place December 15 – 22, 2017. Now a logo is needed. Help us in finding our graphic identity...
Le Bateau de Marco

Le Bateau de Marco

Here is a short film on Marco’s boat installation at the Auroville Film Festival 2015. The film was made by Danielle de Diesbach and edited by Yatra Multimedia  
The Crown of Arkus

The Crown of Arkus

Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Program presents Screening & Interaction with the director Die Krone von Arkus/THE CROWN OF ARKUS A musical fairy tale feature film by Franziska Pohlmann Language: German, Subtitles: English, Duration 95 min. THE CROWN OF ARKUS is a fairytale, magical musical film about a growing friendship amidst poverty and abundance. Arkus...
day 6 - closing & awards

day 6 – closing & awards

7/10/15 last day & awards of the AVFF ’15 And the winner is! Actually the AVFF has a different grading system, instead a first prize we have three awards that are sort of equal. One award is the Cinema Paradiso (one of Auroville’s theaters) award, another prize is the Jury award and the third is...
award winners 2015

award winners 2015

These are the films that the jury and the audience of the Auroville Film Festival 2015 chose to honour with awards. All of them will be screened again at Cinema Paradiso soon.                   Films made by Aurovilians, by residents of the bioregion, and by guests Jury Award:...