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#MeToo campaign is a fad, says non-feature film jury head

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By Stephen Fernandes Mobile: 9820707327 Email: stevfern@gmail.com

#MeToo campaign is a fad, aimed at attracting publicity and getting mileage and will recede with time, Vinod Ganatra, who heads the seven-member non-feature film jury at the 49th International Film Festival of India

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the ongoing festival, Ganatra said the #MeToo campaign got attention because of people who are keen on fanning the phenomenon.

“It is a fad which has come with time. It is a chance to get publicity and mileage. It will not last. What is authentic will last. What is not authentic will disappear. There are people who encourage it,” Ganatra said.

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A dedicated channel for documentaries and non-feature films is needed to expand their reach: Goutam Ghose

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By  Stephen Fernandes Mobile: 9820707327  Email: stevfern@gmail.com

A dedicated channel for documentaries and non-feature films is needed to expand their reach, said Goutam Ghose, veteran  film maker, music director and cinematographer. He was addressing a press meet during 15th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival, MIFF 2018 today.

He appreciated MIFF as the only platform for documentary, short film and animation film makers in India and abroad. Expressing his feelings about MIFF, he said MIFF has provided platform for independent film makers who have no public market. He also appreciated that though MIFF is a government sponsored festival, its role is limited up to organization and there is no interference in content and selection of films.  He also cherished some wonderful works of Films Division since long and its role for nurturing quality film culture in India.

 

As the technology is changing rapidly so the perception about films. Terming it as a transition period for documentaries and fictions at the technology level, Ghose hoped for better outcome for filmmakers. Read more