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NETPAC strongly condemns the war that the Russian State has launched against the people of Ukraine

System Administrator Monday March 7, 2022
NETPAC strongly condemns the war that the Russian State has launched against the people of Ukraine. As a film community we believe and support communication through art and ideas. Blood and violence never yield results. We support independent persons in  the Russian Cinema community who are raising  their voices against this aggression. 

'More than the King of Tragedy', Dilip Kumar (1922 - 2021) - A Tribute

System Administrator Monday July 12, 2021
It would not be wrong to state that Dilip Kumar, who passed away earlier this week after a long illness related to age issues and pancreatic cancer, will be regarded as the greatest actor Indian cinema has ever produced. One may add that at the jet-paced speed today with which actors come and go, it is doubtful whether any Indian actor will be able to reach the peak that he did.

Buddhadeb Dasgupta: A Tribute

System Administrator Tuesday June 15, 2021
Strongly rooted in Bengali culture, politics and literature, he began life as a poet and went on to direct close to 20 films and numerous documentaries. Each of his films reflected a lyrical style and an idealist’s imagination, often with protagonists standing at odds with a practical world.

MEMORIES OF TADAO SATO

6 October, 1930 - 17 March, 2022

Tadao Sato was on the Hawaiʻi International Film Festival jury in 1988 along with the other jury members- Donald Richie, Sir Lester James Peries, Richard Schickel, and Nadia Tass

Tadao Sato, as I experienced him, was a fierce and tireless advocate for overlooked Asian visual Storytellers who make exceptional films by being truthful about their specific cultures and experiences.

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Kirill Razlogov

May 6, 1946 – September 26, 2021

С Разлоговым в Бусане

Distinguished figure in Russian cultural research and an internationally known film critic, Kirill Razlogov left us unexpectedly on September 26, 2021, leaving all of us deeply saddened and heartbroken.. Read More...