Overview Of HBFF 2016
After two years of grand success, the Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival is back for its third edition. As always, eight films have been carefully chosen to ensure the right balance of variety and emphasis on a range of spectrums. Curated by Ratnottama Sengupta, a noted film critic who is also renowned for her writings on art, culture and cinema; the festival promises to be as vibrant as it will be informative.
The titles for this year being "Cinemawalla", "Onyo Apala", "Anubroto Bhalo Acho?", "Natoker Moto", "Asa Jaowar Majhe", and "Babar Naam Gandhiji". Additionally, we are proud and honored to premier two films-"Kolkatar King" and "Bridge".
Conquering new frontiers, we are introducing a Viewers' Choice Award for the first time in the history of HBFF. Now YOU, the audience, will get to vote for the best movie among the selection and be instrumental in appreciating the efforts of the cast and crew in making it.
As always, we are extremely privileged to have several luminaries from the Bengali film industry joining us. Our guests include such names as Dr. Shatarupa Sanyal, director of "Onyo Apala", Paramita Banerjee, producer of "Bridge", Debesh Chatterjee, director of "Natoker Moto", Pavel, director of "Babar Naam Gandhiji", Judhajit Sarkar, director of "Kolkatar King", Partha Sen, director of "Anubrata Bhalo Acho?" and Dr. Amit Ranjan Biswas, director of "Bridge"
Join us for this exclusive carnival of Bengali cinema between July 1 to 3, 2016; at Prasad Preview Theatre, Road No. 2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
Delegates of 2016
Dr. Amit Ranjan Sarkar
Curator of HBFF
Producer, Director & Costume Designer