International Film Festival of Bengal
International Film Festival of Bengal, also known as Bengal Mensile (meaning monthly) is going to be launched in 2019. The film festival aims to create a platform for independent Cinema in Bengal to be showcased along with global cinema. Beside this, Bengal Mensile also provides a Film Market for buyers, distributors, exhibitors etc.
IFFB will begin in 2019 as a monthly event with the annual event known as Bengal Biennale. This is an initiative by Roll, Camera, Action.
The film festival is likely to be a global event with jury anticipation from renowned film professionals.
As per the filmmaker of White, Aneek Chaudhuri who is also the festival executive committee member:
“We at IFFB aim to create a sustainable environment for Cinema. We will be creating a circle of Cinema where we will guide fellow filmmakers with making a film and also exhibiting it, with further plans for distribution.”
International Film Festival of Bengal will be holding International and National sections for both fiction and non-fiction films of any duration.