Monday, 24 April 2017

22 films to be part of EU film festival

22 films to be part of EU film festival'

The European Union Film Festival 2017 was inaguruated (उद्घाटन) on Saturday. As many as 22 films will be screened over the next two weeks. The Portuguese film Capitao Falcao was screened as part of the inauguration of the festival, which is organised by the Delegation of the European Union to India and Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation.

Films from Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Estonia, Netherlands and Finland are among those which will be screened from April 22 to May 4. The contemporary(समकालीन) films screened as a part of the festival will be a part of the theme ‘Love for cinema’, said Sivan Kannan, President of ICAF.

Inaugurating the festival, Minister for Information and Publicity, Kadambur Raju, said that films were as important as politics in the State and that the film industry here had a rich legacy(विरासत).

Senthil Rajan, Director of Film Festivals, Government of India, actor Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Pierre Emmanuel Jacob, executive director, Alliance Francaise of Madras, Helmut Schippen, director, Goethe Institute and Joao Da Camara, Ambassador of Portugal to India also spoke.

Definitions of legacy विरासत

an amount of money or property left to someone in a will.
Bentham tells the family that they are about to inherit a legacy from a relative.
synonyms: bequest, inheritance, heritage, endowment, gift, patrimony, settlement, birthright, benefaction
denoting software or hardware that has been superseded but is difficult to replace because of its wide use.
Then new projects that could have gone with the legacy platform start going to the new one.

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