Udaipur to host International Film Festival

Udaipur, the City of Lakes and the sacred land to which the legendary king Maharana Pratap belonged, is fully prepared to come before the Movies world in an absolutely unique way.

The Jaipur International Film Festival trust will organize the first Udaipur International Film Festival on 15th and 16thSeptember, 2012.

The Udaipur International Film Festival will be launched after the grand success of Jaipur International Film Festival in the last 4 years.  The chief objective behind the film festival is to develop Rajasthan as a ‘model state’.

With the launching of this festival, the localities’ of Udaipur will not only get benefited with sheer entertainment and purposeful messages but also attain numerous means of employment.  It will revive the art and culture of the region and will also open new doors of opportunities for the tourism sector.

The city of Udaipur will find a golden opportunity to directly connect with the whole world and the film fraternity.

The festival will showcase 47 films from 21 countries around the globe. It is worth noting that there will be a special workshop for the youngsters on ‘film script writing’.  A large number of renowned filmmakers from the industry will make a visit to Udaipur from Mumbai to conduct the workshop.

The inauguration ceremony of the festival will be held on the 15th of September at 10AM at Darpan Auditorium.  The festival will be held at the distinguished venues of the city, DarpanAuditorium-WestZoneCulturalCenter and Celebration Mall.

There will be a flamboyant cultural concert during the Udaipur International Film Festival.

Also worth a mention is that the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) is successfully being organized since the last 4 years in Jaipur.  This year i.e. in 2012 the festival screened 178 films (finally selected) received from 70 countries.

Those who are keen to participate as audience can fulfill the registration process at www.jiffindia.org . The registration can also be done at the venue.

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