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Cinema Rendezvous

To rejoice & to reflect with the world of Cinema. A Chennai Film Club with Fine Screenings & Great Discussions @ Hotel Savera.

CINEMA RENDEZVOUS attempts to bring contemporary Cinema of substance to Chennai for understanding diverse cultures & lifestyles, to appreciate varying points of view, to keep pace with the rapid social changes, to appreciate and celebrate life and last but not the least, to entertain.

CINEMA RENDEZVOUS is a registered Non Profit Trust. Shylaja Chetlur is the Founder & Managing Trustee. Filmmakers Naga & Arunmani Palani are other trustees supported by Nina Reddy, JMD of the Savera Hotel. It works on Art & Culture related platforms promoting social dialogues based on creative arts.

CINEMA RENDEZVOUS aims at connecting film buffs, film professionals, Students, young filmmakers & other creative artists in lively discussions that will have an impact on each other’s outlook.

With one screening per month on the second Saturday mornings every month at Hotel Savera, it will bring together film buffs of Chennai, the students from film institutes, short film makers and Film industry professionals to a common forum. With such divergent members bonding over interesting films, the interactive sessions planned after the screenings will engage them in lively debates fueled by the participation of trendsetting filmmakers and professionals of the industry.

Film Appreciation & related workshops are also part of the club’s future plans, particularly in rural areas too.

Cinema Rendezvous’ reach in Chennai’s artistic as well as film-related circles brings in endless possibilities for fun and joyful camaraderie built on mutual love for Cinema.

So, Chennaiites! Get ready for some thrilling experience by joining Cinema Rendezvous.

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  • Selection of films for screening shall be the duty of Cinema Rendezvous Core Committee, inclusive of the trustees, core members and advisory board. Preference for suggestions from the celebrities who grace the occasion will be given and the final call shall be at the discretion of the core committee .Exposure to thought-provoking world cinema with importance to Indian Panorama films is the ultimate objective. With the aim of ‘To rejoice & to reflect’ the tilt will be more towards celebrating life & living!
  • Prominent personalities from creative fields/arts/ media will present each edition and moderate the debate post-viewing. Discussing viewpoints is the crux of each screening since it involves your participation too. We have a bunch of exciting personalities planned for each edition to surprise you. Stay tuned!
  • Films will be screened on second Saturday mornings of every month in Hotel Savera, 146, R.K.Salai, Chennai - 600004.
  • Scheduled start will be 9:30 AM. Coffee and Biscuits will be provided. Filmbuffs are advised to have their breakfast and join.
  • Membership Details :

    Monthly- Rs 150.

    Annual – Rs 1500.

    Annual for Students – Rs 800. (Concession on producing valid ID cards)