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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…  
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
peep at the awards

peep at the awards

Have a peep at the beautiful awards, ceramic art made by Priya Sundaravalli awaiting their winners…
press kit is out

press kit is out

Thanks to Kashyap and Outreach Media we can present to you our press kit for the 5th Auroville Film Festival as part of the 50th anniversary of Auroville celebrations.   download press kit as pdf
synchronicity - The 48 hrs film school is coming

synchronicity – The 48 hrs film school is coming

News just reached us that the filmmakers of  two of the films in our festival, Musica Vita (in the category of films made about Auroville / bioregion) and Asmad (me) (in the category of films that develop the theme of Human Unity) will conduct their travelling 48 hrs film school during the time of our...
Food Festival @ Film Festival

Food Festival @ Film Festival

Anveshan is organising The Auroville Food Festival – 8 days of orgasmic delightful the palate. We will be featuring a different country/region or cuisine each night. We are still organising the regions but so far we have African night, Vegan night, European night, South Indian night, North Indian night, East Asia (Korea, Tibet, Japan, China)...
festival blog: The schedule is out!

festival blog: The schedule is out!

The schedule is out!  The festival is kicking off on Saturday December 16th at 5 pm, at the Town Hall Plaza, with music and the opening announcements. The closing ceremony will also take place at the Town Hall Plaza on Saturday December 23rd, with the awards being presented to the winners in each category. This...