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Valentina’s blog Day 1

Valentina’s blog Day 1

Una delle cose che più mi piace di Auroville, è partecipare a quegli eventi che mi diletta definire “Eventi di Comunità”. Li chiamo così perché sono eventi a parte, un po’ speciali. Quando ti ci ritrovi dentro, aiutando con l’organizzazione o semplicemente partecipando a giochi fatti, la famosa “Unity in Diversity” la puoi toccare, respirare,...
Notizie dal Paradiso (News from Heaven) Day 1

Notizie dal Paradiso (News from Heaven) Day 1

The sixth edition of Auroville Film Festival, with ‘Ever Slow Green’, opened talking about a fundamental side of Auroville’s history: the forests. Sometimes we forget that here, where now there is a tropical forest, there was once an arid desert. The film reminded us what really has been done here, and what we can really...
Matthew’s blog Day 1

Matthew’s blog Day 1

I arrived at the 6th Auroville Film Festival as the sun was sinking behind the trees, and everything was already in full swing. The band stand reminded me a little of Ok Jeong’s recent Upcycling show in Citadines’ Centre des Arts, in it’s recycled aquatic artistry. The turquoise backdrop on the stage glowed like an octopuses...
Puja’s blog Day 1

Puja’s blog Day 1

As the clock struck 05:00, the Town Hall slowly transformed into a festive mood and hundreds gathered in front of Le Morgan Cafe for the inauguration of the 6th edition of Auroville Film Festival. Young drummers from Mohanam exited the audience with their wonderful drumming session, as Krishna and Sasi introduced the festival in between. The...
Dear Journal Day 1

Dear Journal Day 1

Finally, the film season is here! The 6th Auroville Film Festival starts today and I’m as excited and confused as one of these little fellows. It feels a little bit like the day before Christmas, and Cinema-Santa is bringing many gifts this time! Tens of short films and longer films from morning till evening for...
Orly Alon Merguei – Art Installation ‘A new world is possible’ in Town Hall

Orly Alon Merguei – Art Installation ‘A new world is possible’ in Town Hall

This is the new world and this is the new consciousness and this is the new Power; it is possible, and it is, and will be more and more manifest BECAUSE it is the new world, because it has never been before. ~ The Mother~ Inspired by the words of Auroville’s founder “The Mother”, and...
New AVFF2020 teaser

New AVFF2020 teaser

Please enjoy the latest teaser for the Auroville FilmFestival and get some clues of what to expect!
Noëlle's blog

Noëlle’s blog

4 janvier 2020. Aujourd’hui, l’installation artistique the Fabulous Moose de Lili Dreikhausen et Marco Feira a été montée. Un élan fabriqué de ficelles et de bouts de branches survole le Town Hall Plaza. Surmonté d’un long arc-en-ciel cousu de tissus de multiples couleurs et textures, agrémenté de petites lumières. Ce qui est fascinant dans la langue française, c’est la...
Stay updated through WhatsApp!

Stay updated through WhatsApp!

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Art Installation in Centre D’Art Citadines

Art Installation in Centre D’Art Citadines

This year, our partner Centre d’Art, is hosting in the video room an installation by artist Juliette Kuehle called “The Colapse Bride”. Alongside, there will be a screening of short films made during the last two years, in Auroville. These will be screened in a loop from 10 am to 6 pm daily. This year,...
The awards!

The awards!

Thanks to Michel Flame Pottery. Marco is proud to present… This year’s awards! Thank you very much Michel from Flame Pottery Auroville for creating this year’s gorgeous handmade Film Festival awards. His unique creations will pass from artist to artists during the closing ceremony on the last day of the festival.
Setting up the art installations

Setting up the art installations

Enjoy some pictures of Piero during the set up of Lili&Marco’ art installation: ‘The Rainbow and the Moose’.
Interview with Richa and Rrivu

Interview with Richa and Rrivu

Who is Dhamu?” is Richa’s and Rrivu’s latest movie, a portrait of Auroville’s bioregion landscape. During this interview they tell Nadia the reasons that brought them to shoot and produce a movie where local Tamil culture meets social education and traditional performative arts. Enjoy the screening of this film on Thursday 9th Jan at 20:00...
Get your Food Festival tickets now!

Get your Food Festival tickets now!

There’s no need to go home to eat after the early screenings.. stay and join us for dinner! To allow you to enjoy every minute of the Film festival, the Auroville Food Festival offers delicious dinners made with love from different parts of the world every day from Tuesday 7 to Sunday 12 January. To...
Interview with Christoph Pohl and Aravindan G.P.

Interview with Christoph Pohl and Aravindan G.P.

Nadia of Auroville RadioTV interviewed Christoph Pohl and Aravindan G.P. about their experience in the making of “Ever Slow Green – Re-afforestation in Auroville, South India” which will be screened as one of the festival’s openeing films on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 8 p.m. in Cinema Paradiso.