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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...
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...
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...
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,...
AVFF 2015 promo trailers

AVFF 2015 promo trailers

Thanks to Tara, Aloe, Londen, Rajeev, Rishi, Vanya, Doris, Sasi, Nele and Tom for creating these trailers for the upcoming festival.
a dozen stop-motion animations

a dozen stop-motion animations

Here is the outcome of the 5 day stop-motion animation workshop conducted by Tom. A full dozen of short animations. A big THANK YOU to Future School for hosting and Cinema Paradiso for screening.                
Priceless Treasure

Priceless Treasure

A metal detecting enthusiast discovers more than gold and silver… Here is the latest promo trailer done by our festival team. Feel free to donate some of the gold that we missed out… Our PT #: 251551  or check out other ways to support us.
Latest entries
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...
Numbers & Thanks

Numbers & Thanks

number of films to be screened: category by Aurovilians: 47 films (10h 33m) category about Auroville: 30 films (11h 45m) category by students: 17 films (1h 48m) category Human Unity: 55 films (43h 34m) Our selection group for the international category of films that develop the theme of Human Unity watched far more than 200...
The Invisible (R)Evolutions in Mumbai

The Invisible (R)Evolutions in Mumbai

Filmmaker Phillipe Borrel will be one of our 3 judges for the films in the 3 Auroville categories and his film The Invisible (R)Evolutions will be in competition in our international category of films that develop the theme of Human Unity. Next Monday, September 14, he will be in Mumbai screening his his film at...
AVFF Educational Outreach Program - report 2014-15

AVFF Educational Outreach Program – report 2014-15

Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Program   Introduction The Auroville Film Festival’s educational outreach program explored the nature of the relationship between the material and spiritual goals of Auroville and the children brought up in and around Auroville. More specifically we investigated the following questions: Can we enable the children to express their deep aspirations...
A big THANK YOU to more donors

A big THANK YOU to more donors

A big thank you to Tlaloc, The Right Path cafe at the Visitors Centre, Well Cafe and Solitude Farm & Organic Kitchen for their very generous support of the 2015 Auroville Film Festival
Human Rights Human Dignity Travelling Film Festival

Human Rights Human Dignity Travelling Film Festival

Invitation Indianostrum is proud to host the Human Rights Human Dignity Travelling Film Festival,in Pondicherry. This record-breaking film festival in South East Asia is annually held in Myanmar every year. This Travelling Film Festival is one of the sub-activities of Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival. Human Rights Human Dignity Travelling Film Festival Date...
screening: India’s Disappearing Beaches – A Wake Up Call

screening: India’s Disappearing Beaches – A Wake Up Call

this film will also be screened in the category “films made by Aurovilians, guest of Auroville and residents of the bio-region” at the Auroville Film Festival 2015: India’s Disappearing Beaches – A Wake Up Call Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium Date: 19th August 2015 Time: 6.30 p.m Entry Free | Open to All Passes available on...
A big THANK YOU to our first donors

A big THANK YOU to our first donors

A very big thank you to AVI Germany, SAIIER, Luise & Horst Pohl and Antique Jewels Art Pvt Ltd for their very generous donations to the Auroville Film Festival 2015. Please see our support page to find out how you can support us as well…
submissions are closed!

submissions are closed!

Thank you so much for all your submissions. Now we need to sort it all out… Come by our office at Tai Chi Hall in Sharnga if you want to offer a helping hand and brain in some way.    
10 more days to submit your film

10 more days to submit your film

Oh my God, only 10 more days to submit your film to the upcoming 4th Auroville Film Festival! The festival is taking place October 2nd – 7th and you only have till July 31 to enter your films so please go to aurovillefilmfestival.org/submit-for-2015 to fill in your form, but do it quickly! Submissions to the...
posters for the upcoming festival

posters for the upcoming festival

Thanks to Marco S. & Dom we have these two poster for our upcoming festival.
festival dates defined: October 2nd - 7th

festival dates defined: October 2nd – 7th

The dates of the upcoming Auroville Film Festival 2015 are defined: October 2nd – 7th. Deadline for submission of films in the category films that develop the theme of human unity is June 15, 2015. Deadline for submission of films in the three Auroville related categories is July 31, 2015.
fundraising for Auroville Film Festival 2015

fundraising for Auroville Film Festival 2015

Preparations for our next Auroville Film Festival in September 2015 have started, one of which is raising funds. Here some information you can share to help us raising these funds: Auroville Film Festival 2015 The Auroville Film Festival is a biennial film festival that started in 2009 and established itself as a success with editions...
Training in the Film Preservation & Restoration School India

Training in the Film Preservation & Restoration School India

For film afficionados and those wanting to learn and train on Film Preservation & Restoration. Open for registrations. The Film Heritage Foundation is a not-for-profit organization based in Mumbai. Recognizing the urgent need to preserve India’s cinematic heritage, the foundation is dedicated to supporting the conservation, preservation and restoration of the moving image and to...
submissions are open for AVFF 2015

submissions are open for AVFF 2015

Behind the curtain of the Auroville Film Festival it’s already slowly buzzing for some time. Now we’re ready to receive your film submissions, either send it in via analog post mail on video DVD or send us the link to a preview or final HD online version, either way, first make sure to fill out...