This short film bears a fine presentation of animated craftsmanship with technical wizardry in projecting the idea with sophistication
A very fine and interestingly constructed and designed imagery to reflect the mental state of a girl in relation to her identity holding mystery
A well researched documentary dealing with deep insight, drawing historical perspective and at the same time weaves in engaging narrative around Ecuadorian write “Marcelo Chiriboga”
This book is not about the person; it is about the way of thinking and urge to serve something to society and take those brave steps which can be lethal too for an actor.
Nothing Like Lear (performed by Vinay Pathak, Directed by Rajat Kapoor)
8:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Ever thought what a clown does when he is depressed? It sure is tough being a clown. Here is one who hasn’t stopped crying for days for plenty of reasons. His lover is gone, he isn’t getting younger and most importantly because he has been asked to perform a play and he doesn’t event remember the writers name. He is stuck!!
Ballimaaraan a band by Piyush Mishra
9:00 PM -
Legendary actor, writer, singer and poet Piyush Mishra’s musical band, which is about one and half hour long performance, covers some brilliant songs he wrote during his theatre days.
This short film strikes the merit in engaging a fluent rendition of emotional display between the sentiment of mother and the aspiration of her young son, leading towards an uncalled disturbance
The short film bears a well developed idea guided by interestingly developed animal characters infused with flamboyant spirit in their venture which is presented through competent animated flair.
A fascinating exposition of the exploration of divergent space of a cosmopolitan city like Berlin, in its quietness throught tranquil experience based on the observation by Gunter Steinmeyer.
A fine presentation of a woman protagonist, a spinsters gradual metamorphosis, with sensitive treatment, in course of her aspiration for independence under existing socio-economic conditions.
Rockumentary - Evolution of Indian Rock with director Abhimanyu Kukreja
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Film screening zone
Some of the best poets from Raipur would recite their art work. One also gets to hear some of the best poets of "Poetry on Cruise" from GIFLIF Bhopal Chapter.
Judged by Dr.Kirti Sisodia
Notes from a small room: Ruskin Bond on life, writing and his love for films
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
"Into the mind"
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Ever wondered how world would be if we could read other's mind? Come over to the world of Abhishek Acharya who would get into your minds and surprise you with his skills.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:30 PM -
Neeraj Arya's Kabir Cafe are on a quest to ensure Kabir's verses are accessible and comprehensible through contemporary music to the rest of the world, who are alienated from traditional Kabir folk music.
The Great Indian Film and Literature Festival (GIFLIF) is India’s first Film and Literature Festival. Literature, film screening, music, poetry, plays, discussions, film-making workshops, stand-up amorphous (a new form of stand up wherein the whole idea is to promote independent artists – poet, comedian, magician, painter, musician etc) is what GIFLIF is all about. The idea is to involve and entertain an audience with unique sessions, extravaganzas and provide them with 3 days of intellectual stimulation.
GIFLIF has 2 successfully running chapters – Gurgaon and Bhopal. 2 editions have been conducted in Gurgaon and 1 in Bhopal. While GIFLIF invites eminent personalities from the stream of film and literature for various sessions, book readings, discussions and extravaganzas, it also conducts contests to promote upcoming artists. As of now, GIFLIF runs 2 contests:
1. Slam Poetry contest: A poetry contest is conducted and best poets get a chance to recite their piece of art at the main event. Winners also receive a cash prize.
2. Film contest: In our endeavour to promote independent film-makers we open global film entries for different genres such as animation, short films, documentary, feature and experimental (for submission visit https://filmfreeway.com/festival/GIFLIF) from July to October every year. Selecting best films is the key responsibility of our Jury Chief Padma Shri AK Bir and his team. Selected films are screened during both the chapters – Gurgaon as well as Bhopal.
Winner film-makers also get a cash prize.