Category: Culture


10th Winter Film Festival 2020, Bidhannagar (Salt Lake City), Kolkata

Film Program

Bidhannagar Film Society in association with Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC, Ministry of Culture, Government of India) and Federation of Film Societies of India (Eastern Region) is celebrating 10th Winter Film Festival at Aikatan, EZCC locating at IA-190, Bidhannagar, Kolkata.

The annual film festival is screening three shows every day from 23rd January. The festival will end on 27th January, 2020. The series of films is beginning at 1600 hours with a documentary movie by EZCC. The documentary movies are creative composition of India’s cultural, religious, and social life. At 1700 hours and 1900 hours are international films as per the pre-released program.

Annual members and life members enjoy the shows conducted by society all year long. Non-members can view the shows with prior permission at the venue and there is no entry fee. Film society is accepting new members, both annual and life. Membership fee is nominal.


Society’s souvenir has text articles written by the esteemed members who’re actors, artists, producers and directors. The souvenir contains synopsis of the movies that are screening in the festival. A copy can be obtained on request at the venue.

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Chinese New Year is falling on February 10, and would be the year of a snake. The fifteen days celebration is a hierarchy of cultural feasts. India shares its borders with China in the north east, besides Bangladesh, Burma, Nepal and Bhutan. Neighbouring countries have influenced their culture and had left their mark in places located near and around.
Cosmopolitan cities house in themselves Chinese fast foods cooked by locales for visitors both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Chinese lamps are found for sale in malls priced at around Rs.90/- that are good for occasional events and celebrations. The only Chinatown in India exists in eastern Kolkata welcoming with their esteemed restaurants.



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