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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...
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 to include an accessory, a...
Human Unity films blog #3

Human Unity films blog #3

Starting at 4 pm at Cinema Paradiso, you will have the opportunity to see for the first time or once more some of the films that were made for monthly Kino over the past few months. Our recommendation for today is Marzia, my Friend, a beautiful and interesting documentary on an Afghan journalist and her...
video & photos of day 1

video & photos of day 1

Here come impressions of the opening day… above photos by Marco S.   above photos by Olivier   above photos by Ake   above photos by Loki  
festival blog: Before and after the opening

festival blog: Before and after the opening

Well its Fri, Dec 15, a day before the film festival officially opens and the Kino Kabaret wanted to jump start the film festival by starting a day early. This is take two of the Kino Kabaret, a trial run of the event took place in Sept 2017. That was a great success and this...
art installations 2017

art installations 2017

set-up and final art installations at the Auroville Film Festival 2017 photos by Marco S.
Human Unity films blog #2

Human Unity films blog #2

Today is a full day filled with diverse and fun events. At 4 pm, bring your kids at Cinema Paradiso for the films made by students of Auroville. Don’t forget to cast your vote outside the venue, and make sure to stay for a series of films from the Human Unity category that the whole...
Human Unity films blog #1

Human Unity films blog #1

by Gali and Marie-Pierre The 3 opening films of the 5th Auroville Film Festival celebrate, each in its own way, the beauty of human unity. Musica Vita – Music of Life, a contemplative film about Auroville, is immersing us in a world of nature, sound and music. In a completely different genre, Disturbing the Peace...
photos from before...

photos from before…

Thanks to photographer Olivier see impressions of the preparations going on…