Starting next week, the 24th edition of European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will bring to the national capital multiple-genre films from 22 European countries. The festival will take place at two locations here – the India Habitat Centre and Instituto Cervantes – from June 28-July 7, organisers said. The EUFF is organised by the delegation of the European Union and embassies of EU Member States, and promises to a window into Europe’s rich cinematic landscape. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainGenres like romantic comedies, period dramas, mockumentaries, satires, among others, are expected to be represented in the much-anticipated event. “This year, we bring an array of films exploring themes of self-discovery, dreams of a better future, nostalgia for the past, and human endurance in the face of psychological and situational barriers – universal themes cinemagoers everywhere can identify with,” Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to India, said in a statement. The festival opens with 2016 Belgian film King of the Belgians. Also Read – Shallu Jindal honoured with Mahatma AwardParticipating European countries are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. All 22 films will be screened with English subtitles, organisers said. Entry is allowed for individuals above 18 years of age, on a “first come, first served” basis. The festival, which commences in Chennai on June 24, will traverse through 7 other cities – Panaji, Pune, Puducherry, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Kozikhode – till August 31.
TORONTO — Luxury parka maker Canada Goose has acquired a manufacturing facility in the Toronto area from its contractor, Grand Harbour Clothing.The 45,000 square-foot facility is in the Scarborough area of Toronto, and the company’s second manufacturing plant in the region.The outdoor apparel maker says the acquisition adds 70 employees to its staff and is expected to boost efficiency by 25 per cent.Canada Goose will produce its line of lightweight jackets and vests, called the HyBridge Lite collection, at the site.Parka king Canada Goose targets world from its Toronto factoryCanada Goose a ‘bully’ waging ‘campaign of intimidation’ with parka trademark lawsuits, says SearsThe company says it plans to invest in new technologies and infrastructure to retool the facility.“I’m proud to be leading the charge in rebuilding apparel manufacturing infrastructure,” Dani Reiss, the company’s president and CEO, said in a statement.“This is an important investment that not only expands our footprint, but significantly increases productivity by transforming a great factory into a world-class manufacturing campus through innovative technologies and processes.”