International Film Festival of Bengal will be holding International and National sections for both, fiction and non-fiction films of any duration.
International Film Festival of Bengal, also known as Bengal Mensile (meaning monthly) is going to be launched in 2019. The film festival aims to create a platform for independent Cinema in Bengal to be showcased alongwith global cinema. Beside this, Bengal Mensile also provides a Film Market for buyers, distributors, exhibitors et .
IFFB will begin in 2019 as a monthly event with the annual event known as Bengal Biennale. This is an initiative by Roll, Camera, Action.
The film festival is likely to be a global event with jury anticipation from renowned film professionals.
As per the maker of White, Aneek Chaudhuri who is also the festival executive committee member, “We at IFFB aim to create a sustainable environment for Cinema. We will be creating a circle of Cinema where we will guide fellow filmmakers with making a film and also exhibiting it, with further plans for distribution.”
IFFB is likely to bring together talents from throughout the globe and create a diverse platform of filmmakers, actors, producers, financers, composers and so on; this is a step to bring forth an environment where quality Cinema is to be relished and cherished.
We must also adhere to the fact that we follow a strict method of quality introspection of the submitted films and select the films that are worth showcasing in front of a global audience. Beside this, IFFB is not only a festival restricted to the city of Kolkata, the whole Bengal will be a part of it.