The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles ( IFFLA 22017) has kicked off to a Bright and promising start with a sparkling turnout of film making talent on the opening night red carpet at LA Regal Live Cinemas .
Entertainment Today Guest Reporter Kalpana Pandit spoke with “The Cinema Travellers” Director Amit Madheshiya .
In their debut feature, directors Shirley Abraham & Amit Madheshiya do not just chronicle the inevitable end of traditional film exhibition , but they also provide an elegy for an era . This moving documentary will speak to anyone who has spent time in a darkened space to be transported elsewhere. Beautifully shot and edited in a poetic and realistic style, and recognized with a Special Mention of the Golden Eye Documentary award at Cannes, THE CINEMA TRAVELLERS is an unforgettable documentary about the universal magic of film going.
The film premiered as an official selection at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and won the Special Jury Prize- L’Oeil d’or: Le Prix du documentaire. Since then, it has garnered wide critical acclaim and played prestigious festivals including TIFF, NYFF, Busan and IDFA. It has won seven awards.