Australian Film Festival Of India To Start In November

"From April 2013 to March 2014, we welcomed 82,000 Indians to Sydney and NSW who contributed $197 million into the NSW economy, so it’s a market we want to continue to support," she said adding, "In addition to supporting the Film Festival, Destination NSW recently launched Jhappi Time, a campaign to encourage friends and relatives to visit their loved ones who live in our spectacular Harbour City or throughout beautiful Regional NSW," she said.

The three-year-old festival was incepted by a Sydney based filmmaker Anupam Sharma and Peter Castaldi. The first two editions of the festival received support from Australian screen icons including Hugh Jackman, Baz Luhrmann, John Winter and Bill Bennett.

Along with the retrospective, in 2014-15 the festival will also feature works and sessions by Australian film graduates from India.

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Source: PTI