Wednesday April 8, 2020

Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali To Attend Indian Film Festival 2020 in Los Angeles

Imtiaz's intuitive work with actors and independent spirit are a natural fit for IFFLA

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"Imtiaz's intuitive work with actors and independent spirit are a natural fit for IFFLA," Christina Marouda, IFFLA's Executive Director said. Wikimedia Commons

The 18th edition of Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is all set to kick-start from April 1 to April 5, and audience will get to witness the insightful discussions between the renowned filmmakers Imtiaz Ali and Anurag Kashyap at the five-day gala.

The festival will open with ‘An Evening with Imtiaz Ali’. He will be joined onstage by Kashyap to discuss the scope and influence of Imtiaz’s career. The session will be followed by the screening of Imtiaz’s hit movie “Highway”.

“We are thrilled to open this year’s festival with an insightful and unfiltered conversation with Imtiaz Ali, moderated by longtime friend of IFFLA Anurag Kashyap.

“Imtiaz’s intuitive work with actors and independent spirit are a natural fit for IFFLA,” Christina Marouda, IFFLA’s Executive Director said.

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The 18th edition of Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is all set to kick-start from April 1 to April 5, and audience will get to witness the insightful discussions between the renowned filmmakers Imtiaz Ali and Anurag Kashyap at the five-day gala. Wikimedia Commons

IFFLA’s closing night will see the Los Angeles premiere of “The MisEducation of Bindu”, a delightful coming-of-age tale set in the American suburbs about a bright young Indian girl who resolves to test out of her high school, but must turn to the students who constantly torment her to raise the money for the test fee.

Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi’s sci-fi fantasy “Cargo” and Konkana Sen Sharma’s “Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare” will be among many others to enthrall the audience.

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“After SXSW, Austin, I am excited to show this film to another set of people. This film is a passion project and with every viewing for a new audience, I see the love for it quadrupling . I am looking forward to taking the film to LA and discussing it with cinephiles there,” Arati Kadav, who directed “Cargo”, happily expressed. (IANS)

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Microsoft Shifts “Ignite Conference 2020” To a Digital-Only Format

Microsoft has also cancelled its Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Summit in Seattle

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‘Ignite' is Microsoft's conference for IT professionals and developers. Pixabay

Microsoft has announced that ‘Ignite’ which is its final major conference of 2020 in September has been shifted to a digital-only format.

It means that tech giants are not taking any chance and the world will see almost every other planned event being cancelled or postponed for the rest of the year.

“The safety of our community is top priority. In light of global health concerns due to COVID-19, we will deliver our annual Microsoft Ignite conference as a digital experience, in lieu of an in-person event,” the company said in a statement.

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‘Ignite’ is Microsoft’s conference for IT professionals and developers.

“We look forward to bringing together our community to learn innovative ways to build solutions, migrate and manage your infrastructure, and connect with Microsoft experts and other technology professionals from around the globe,” said the company.

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Microsoft has announced that ‘Ignite’ which is its final major conference of 2020 in September has been shifted to a digital-only format. Pixabay

With the latest development, Microsoft joins a growing list of tech companies who have been moving their events online.
Microsoft earlier cancelled its flagship developer conference ‘Build 2020’ in-person, scheduled to take place in the US from May 19-21.

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Microsoft uses ‘Build’ conference, attended by over 5,000, to showcase new technologies and features for its Office and Windows products.

Microsoft has also cancelled its Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Summit in Seattle. (IANS)