Odisha’s Jitendra Mishra to promote National Award winning films at Cannes
Delhi based film producer and promoter Jitendra Mishra from Odisha, who has been promoting Indian films in international platforms, is now on a mission to promote some National award winning films of this year at the upcoming 70th Cannes Film Festival, scheduled to be held between May 17 and 28, 2017.
His line-up includes, Shankhajeet De’s feature documentary ‘In the shadow of time’ (Ravana Chhaya) produced by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), which got the National film award for best film on Art & Culture in the non-feature category, National Film Award winner for Best Konkani film ‘K Sera Sera’ directed by Rajeev Shinde & produced by Rajesh Pednekar, Gayatri Pednekar of De Goan Studio, National Film Award winner for Best non-feature animation film ‘We make Images’ (Hum Chitra Banate hai) directed by Nina Sabnani, Animated by Piyush Varma, Shyam Sundar Chatterjee & produced by IDC, IIT Bombay.
The list also includes IGNCA’s documentary ‘Leela in Kheriya’ directed by Molly Kaushal along with fifty other children’s films in all categories.
Mishra, who is a member of ‘Cannes Producers Network’, is going to present the whole slate of more than 50 Indian meaningful films in the network along with other related forums this year. He is also having the market premier of ‘K Sera Sera’ on 25th May, 12hrs in Gray5 theatre of Marche du film.