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Australian films will be screened in Indian film fests: Sidhu

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

buffs will be delighted to see Australian classics and childrens films and documentaries in upcoming film festivals in the country.

"I am delighted that we could share Australian stories through the diverse range of films presented as part of our Fest film showcase. I hope that Indian audiences will enjoy them," Australian High Commissioner to Harinder Sidhu said in a statement Friday.

will be the focus country at the 24th edition of (KIFF) next month when many award-winning Australian films will be screened and some of the country's celebrated filmmakers will be there to showcase their work, the statement said.

Four award-winning films - 'Gurrumul', 'Lost and Found', 'Brothers Nest' and 'Trespass' - will feature in the Delhi International Film Festival.

Critically acclaimed childrens short - The Lost Thing - will be presented in and will screen some important feature and short films produced in in recent years. Those include 'Breath' and 'What if it Works'.

Mitu Bhowmick Lange, who curated the films to be shown in film festivals in India, said, "we are honoured to present a rich selection of Australian films that showcase one of the worlds most diverse, robust and unique film industry."

She said some of Australias most prolific film makers would be in to talk about their productions in the film fests.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 09:40 IST