‘Baga Beach’ struggles to get a screening in Goa


baga-beach-400Konkani filmĀ Baga Beach-A Season in Paradise may have won a National Award, but the question remains if movie-buffs will get to watch it in the comfort of a cinema theatre.

The producers of the movie which is based on the ills of Goa’s tourism industry are struggling to pull off its theatrical release, with few Goan theatres willing to screen a Konkani film.

“First of all, movie theatres in Goa are few and far apart; with just one multiplex in Panaji. The theatres here demand 70% of our profits from the shows, which is unreasonable. Some theatres flatly refuse to screen Konkani films, calling them ‘mediocre’, and too much of a ‘risk’,” said director Lakmikant Shetgaonkar.

Full report here Times of India


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