Tamil superstar Kamal Hassan, who shares a good rapport with Karnataka and Sandalwood will be inaugurating Bangalore International Film Festival (BIFF). The inauguration of 6th BIFF is scheduled to be held on December 26 in Jnanajyoti Auditorium.
The eight-day film festival will be organised in association with Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) and Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy (KCA).
The festival will be screening 145 films from 45 countries, which have won awards at Major International film festivals such as Berlin, Cannes, Karlovy Vary, Moscow, Venice and Toronto. Under the Old Classics revival section Bimal Roy's films, Samurai films from Japan and Neorealism films from Italy will be screened. Dr Rajkumar movies will be the main highlight of the festival. Many Indian filmmakers and critics from all over the Country are expected to participate in the event.
BIFF also includes the presentation of a bunch of highly-acclaimed Asian films from China, Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The movies screenings have been organised at different venues, which include three screens in Fun Cinemas, two screens at Fame Lido, Sulochana at Department of Information and Priyadarshini at Badami House (KCA Premises).