On the occasion of 50th year friendship of India and Europe Suchitra Film Society to promote Indian culture and cinema in association with European Film Festival is paying tribute to Women on this International Women's month. As a result 24 women oriented movies and insight in to the remarkable lives are seen at the European Film Festival from March 21 to 28.
The 24 movies will be screened at Suchitra Film Society, Alliance Francaise and Bangalore International Center. The conference that will be held is titled as 'Time to Talk' on what women don't want on March 17 at Suchitra Film Society in Banashankeri.
Commencing from Coimbatore on March 8, 2013, the Festival will travel to 10 other Indian cities - Pune, Chennai, Goa, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and Jodhpur apart from Bangalore. This wonderful selection of 24 films, each from a different EU Member State, manifests the European unity in diversity through the central theme of 'Women'. The EU Film Festival is organized by the EU Delegation to India and the Embassies of the EU Member States, in collaboration with a number of partners: Federation of Film Societies of India, Alliance Francaise, Goethe Institute / Max Mueller Bhavan, Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Suchitra Film Society and Bangalore International Centre, National Film Archives of India, Cine Central Calcutta, Nandan Theatre, Entertainment Society of Goa, Chandigarh Film Society, Film Society of Jodhpur etc.
Suchitra strongly believes in the collective orientation in all its activities is associated with National Film Archieve of India, Pune/ Bangalore for regular screenings of classics. Alliance Francaise de Bangalore is the collaborative partner for conducting French language learning classes and screening of French films. These are in addition to being affiliated to Federation of Film Societies in India. Suchitra proposes to have similar collaborative efforts with other cultural and literary organizations for future activities.