French filmmaker Catherine Corsini guest of the Kolkata International Film Festival
The 22nd Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) was inaugurated on 11th November 2016 at the Netaji Indoor Stadium by the Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, in presence of several Indian cinema stars including Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan.
On that occasion, the Consul General welcomed the French filmmaker Catherine Corsini, who was a special guest of the KIFF 2016. Three of her movies were screened this year in a packed theater: Summertime, Three Worlds and Ambitious.
Mrs. Corsini talked about her work, took part in workshops and a master class. She was accompanied in Kolkata by the French film music composer Grégoire Hetzel.
On 12th November, Mrs. Corsini met for a dinner the great Bengali film director Goutam Ghose and his wife Neelanjana, as well as the film maker Shiboprosad Mukherjee.