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Indian film to be screened at Brisbane film festival

By Staff

Panaji, Aug 2 (UNI) An Indian film directed by Manoj Srivastava, CEO, Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), will be screened on August 3 at the Brisbane International Film Festival 2008.

The film 'Of Haves and Have-Nots' ('Hum Panchhi Ek Dal Ke') was earlier screened at the Cannes Film festival this year.

The movie was shot in a day, between sunrise and moonrise, capturing the extremely contrasting lifestyles of poor and middle class children in urban India. The stark contrast in the lifestyles of the rich and the poor boys are there for everyone to see.

According to the Director, while the Indian economy grows at a robust pace and industries mushroom, the country with a land of opportunities, finds street children on New Delhi's roads totally alienated from progress and development.

Mr Srivastava, now as the ESG chief, is looking after the International Film Festival of India in Goa. A postgraduate in sociology and journalism, he is a trained film professional from Film&Television Institute of India, Pune.

Having worked as a Television Producer for 15 years, he joined the International Film Festival of India as Deputy Director/Programmer and worked for 8 years.

He has edited books on Indian Cinema. His latest written work is on the history of Indian Cinema, titled 'Wide Angel'. Manoj regularly writes for cinema magazines, newspapers and film websites.

He has also taught cinema and television production at several institutes in India.


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