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Talkies current affairs

Question 1
Which film will represent the India at 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival?
A
Do Bigha Zamin
B
Neecha Nagar
C
Talashe Haq
D
Ralang Road
Question 1 Explanation: 
The 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will be held at Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic in the month of July. Ralang Road directed by Karma Takapa will represent India at the festival. It has been nominated for the Crystal Globe Award along with 11 other films from around the world.






Question 2
Which movie has won the Best Animation award at the 88th Academy Awards - 2017?
A
Kubo and the Two Strings
B
The Red Turtle
C
Moana
D
Zootopia
Question 3
This movie has been choosen for the best film award "Palme d'Or"at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
A
Anone
B
Warotenka
C
Half Blue
D
Shoplifters
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. The Japanese family drama Shoplifters has received the coveted award for best film, the 'Palme d'Or', at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. 'Shoplifters' has been hailed as a modest masterpiece from a veteran filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda that centres on a small-time thief who takes a young girl home to his family.






Question 4
Which Indian movie won the Toronto International film festival's prestigious 'Grolsch People's choice Midnight Madness Award' 2018?
A
Gold
B
Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota
C
Genius
D
Stree
Question 4 Explanation: 
Director Vasan Bala's action thriller 'Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota' (The Man Who Feels No Pain) has won the top award ie., Grolsch People's choice Midnight Madness Award at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). This is the first ever Indian film to be screened in the Toronto festival's Midnight Madness programme.
Question 5
Which of the following movie won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 49th IFFI 2018?
A
When the Trees Fall
B
Ee Ma Yau
C
Walking with the Wind
D
Donbass
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ukrainian film 'Donbass', directed by Sergei Loznitsa, has won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2018) in Goa on November 28. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs, a trophy and a citation. Donbass tells the story of a hybrid war taking place in a region of Eastern Ukraine, involving an open armed conflict alongside killings and robberies perpetrated on a mass scale by separatist gangs. In Donbass, war is called peace and propaganda is uttered as truth. A journey through Donbass unfolds as a series of curious adventures. This is not just a tale of one region or a political system; it is about a world lost in post-truth and fake identities. Donbass is the official submission of Ukraine for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category at the 91st Academy Awards in 2019.






Question 6
Which of the following movies won the 74th Golden Globes Best Motion Picture Award in the Drama category?
A
La La Land
B
Moonlight
C
Nocturnal Animals
D
Fences
Question 7
Which movie won the Audience Award at the Glasgow Film Festival 2017?
A
City of Joy
B
Bhakta Vidur
C
Santa Banta Pvt Ltd
D
Lipstick Under My Burkha






Question 8
This Indian film bags Grand Prix de Montreal' award at the 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montreal Film (FIFEM).
A
Golmaal Again
B
Tiger Zinda Hai
C
Newton
D
Halkaa
Question 8 Explanation: 
Indian film "Halkaa"has won the 'Grand Prix de Montreal' award at the 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montreal Film (FIFEM). "Halkaa"was directed by Nila Madhab Panda. Child actor Tathastu has acted as Pichku, the lead role. "Halkaa"was selected among seven international children's films in the official competition of the festival held from 8th to 11th March 2018.
Question 9
Which film honored at World fest Houston?
A
The olives
B
The Gwalior
C
The Black Prince
D
The Narrating Prince
Question 9 Explanation: 
"THE BLACK PRINCE"film honored at World fest Houston. It is the fascinating true story of the last King of the mighty Kingdom of Punjab.






Question 10
Which Indian Film was invited by the United Nations for a special screening at its headquarters in New York, USA?
A
Parched
B
Masaan
C
Pink
D
Queen
Question 11
Which film wins Best of India Short Film Festival in Los Angeles, US?
A
Anukul
B
Shunyata
C
Kriti
D
Taandav
Question 11 Explanation: 
Actor Jackie Shroff's short film "Shunyata"has won an award at Best of India Short Film Festival in Los Angeles, US. 'Shunyata' is short fiction film which runs for 22 minutes. It was directed by Chintan Sarda. It was produced by Sarda and Sunil Khedekar. The movie was screened at a theatre in Los Angeles. The jury selected 'Shunyata' as the best film. The award ceremony was held at Mack Sennett Studios on 3rd March 2018. It received a cash prize of $1, 000.






Question 12
Which film has won the Golden Bear Award at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival-2017?
A
Bright Nights
B
The Other Side of Hope
C
On Body and Soul
D
Close Knit
Question 13
Which of the following category will be introduced this coming year, at the 91st Oscars?
A
Makeup and Hairstyling
B
Film Editing
C
Foreign Language Film
D
Popular Film
Question 13 Explanation: 
The new Oscar will be awarded for "Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film"and will be introduced this coming year, at the 91st Oscars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the Oscars, has added a new category after 17 years to recognise popular films. The last category to be added was 'Best Animated Feature Film'.






Question 14
Which movie has been crowned Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards?
A
Bohemian Rhapsody
B
The Favourite
C
Green Book
D
Roma
Question 14 Explanation: 
An American biographical comedy-drama film "Green Book"has won the Best Picture at 91st Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on 25th February 2019. Green Book also won best supporting actor for Mahershala Ali and best original screenplay. In it, British actress Olivia Colman won the best actress award for "The Favourite"for her performance as Queen Anne in the period comedy-drama. Rami Malek won the best actor for a biographical film "Bohemian Rhapsody". Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won Best Director Oscar for 'Roma', which is an American and Mexican drama. 'Roma' also won Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography category. Pop diva Lady Gaga got the Best Original Song Academy Award for "Shallow"from her feature debut "A Star is Born". Marvel's Black Panther too won 3 Oscars - Best Original Music, Best Costume Design and Best Production Design.
Question 15
Who received the Pride of Indian cinema award in the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018?
A
Sanjay Dutt
B
Sri Devi
C
Shah Rukh Khan
D
Amitabh Bachchan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sanjay Dutt was conferred as the Pride of Indian cinema award in the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 was held in Mumbai on Friday night. The award is conferred to the individuals who have contributed outstandingly towards entertainment industry and the growth and development of Indian cinema or television.






Question 16
Which of the following short film won the best short documentary award at Asia South East Short Film Festival?
A
Sprout
B
Suddenly Last Summer
C
Night Fishing
D
Finding Beauty in Garbage
Question 16 Explanation: 
The short film Finding Beauty in Garbage won the best short documentary award at Asia South East Short Film Festival recently held at Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The short documentary is based on issues surrounding mountains of garbage in Dibrugarh town of Assam. The film has also been selected for a screening at the Short and Sweet Film Festival to be held in Utah, U.S.
Question 17
Which Indian Film opens the 2018 London Indian Film Festival?
A
Sanju
B
Race 3
C
Raazi
D
Love Sonia
Question 17 Explanation: 
The annual London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) opens today with the red-carpet world premiere of Hollywood-cum-Bollywood starrer "Love Sonia", a film by the Oscar-nominated producer of "Life Of Pi", David Womark. This year, there is also a special cinematic tribute to Bollywood star Sridevi, who died suddenly in February, with a screening of her 1987 box-office hit "Mr India". Another tribute screening is UK-based filmmaker Sangeeta Dutta's docu-feature "Bird of Dusk", in memory of the late Rituparno Ghosh.






Question 18
Which film was named the Best Film at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017?
A
Airlift
B
Pink
C
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story'
D
Dangal
Question 18 Explanation: 
The Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer 'Pink' was named the Best Film at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017. The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is the biggest Indian film festival outside of the Indian soil, and is an official film festival supposed by the Victoria Government in Australia.
Question 19
Which Indian film has been invited for a special screening at the UN Headquarters?
A
Pink
B
Udta Punjab
C
Neerja
D
Aligarh






Question 20
Which film has been chosen as Bangladesh's official entry for the Oscars 2019?
A
Dhaka Attack
B
Nabab
C
Doob
D
Detective
Question 20 Explanation: 
Actor Irrfan Khan starrer 'Doob', titled 'No Bed Of Roses' in English, has been chosen as Bangladesh's official entry for the Oscars 2019. The India-Bangladesh co-production, written and directed by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, 'Doob' will contest in the Best Foreign Language category at the 91st Academy (Oscar) Awards. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on February 24, 2019.
Question 21
Which Indian Short film won 2019 Oscar Award in the category 'Best Short Documentary'?
A
Jai Mata Di
B
Period. End of Sentence.
C
Half Ticket 2
D
Juice
Question 21 Explanation: 
India-based 'Period. End of Sentence.' has won the Oscar 2019 for Best Documentary Short Subject at the 91st Academy Awards.






Question 22
World's First 3D Sanskrit Film Anurakthi Screened at 2017 IFFI in .....
A
Mumbai
B
Pune
C
Goa
D
Chennai
Question 22 Explanation: 
The World's first Sanskrit 3D film'Anurakthi' is among the main attraction in 3D category at the ongoing International Film Festival of India in Panaji in Goa. A team of 10 Sanskrit scholars worked with the filmmaker to help deliver the correct dialogues. The motto of making the film is to make the Sanskrit language relevant even for today. The main challenge for the artists in the movie was to present it in a contemporary setting and ensure the language can be followed by the viewers.
Question 23
Which of the following movies won the 74th Golden Globes Best Motion Picture Award in the Musical or Comedy category?
A
Moonlight
B
Nocturnal Animals
C
La La Land
D
Fences






Question 24
This film on the Golden Peacock award for the Best Film at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2017).
A
120 Beats Per Minute
B
On Body and Soul
C
Loveless
D
The Square
Question 24 Explanation: 
The French film on AIDS "120 Beats Per Minute", directed by Robin Campillo, has won the prestigious Golden Peacock award for best film at the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2017), while the film's actor Nahuel Perez Biscayart won the Silver Peacock in the best actor male category in Panaji, Goa. Apart from this, Amitabh Bachchan was felicitated with the Indian Film Personality of the Year Award 2017 and the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan.
Question 25
Which film won the Golden Peacock prize at the 47th IFFI?
A
Afterimage
B
Daughter
C
Cold of Kalandar
D
The Throne






Question 26
This country will host 2019 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships?
A
India
B
Australia
C
Brazil
D
Sri Lanka
Question 26 Explanation: 
India will host the 2019 edition of the Commonwealth (Youth, Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships. It was decided by the Executive Board of Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation to allot the 2019 edition of the competitions to India at Gold Coast, Australia. The 2018 edition of the tournament is being held at the Gold Coast.
Question 27
How many Indians are invited to be members of Oscar academy for this year?
A
10
B
20
C
15
D
25
Question 27 Explanation: 
20 Indian film personalities have been invited as members by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Chopra, Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee and Naseeruddin Shah.






Question 28
Which of the following film was the India's lone entry at the Rome Film Festival 2018?
A
Mare Pyare Prime Minister
B
Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran
C
Raazi
D
Sui Dhaaga
Question 28 Explanation: 
India was partner country at Videocitta 2018 in the Rome Film Festival 2018, which was held from 18th to 28th October. The Indian delegation at the Film Festival was lead by Ashok Kumar Parmar, Joint Secretary of Ministry of I&B. The agenda of the Indian delegation was to showcase Indian films' heritage, ease of film shooting in India, promoted film shooting locations in India, International Film Festival of India, Indian Cinema from different regions, Audio Visual Co-Production between India and Italy. This year, "Mare Pyare Prime Minister"was the India's lone entry in Rome Film Festival. The film revolves around four children living in a Mumbai slum. One of them wants to build a toilet for his single mother and makes an appeal to the Prime Minister.
Question 29
What is the theme of the Challachitram National Film Festival that is to be held Guwahati on March 1, 2019?
A
Our Pride, Our Film
B
Our Heritage, Our Pride
C
Our Film, Our Pride
D
Our Nation, Our Pride
Question 29 Explanation: 
Challachitram National Film Festival with the theme 'Our Heritage, Our Pride' will be held here in March, with a special award for entries from the northeastern region. Entries for short films, documentaries and animation films have been invited for both the competitive and non-competitive sections, a press release of 'Challachitram' said on Monday. The deadline for submitting entries is February 15. The three-day film festival will be held here from March 1. Chalachitram is a Guwahati-based organisation working for showcasing the heritage and culture of the northeast to national and international audience through films.
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