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“The Sis” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

“The Sis” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

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The Sis Director: Marjan Ashrafizadeh Language: Persian Country: Iran Producer: Mohammad Hossein Ghasemi Editor: SINA Ganjavi Screening Type: 2D Cinematographer: Mohammad Rasouli Year: 2016 Duration: 94 Mins Story Synopsis: Having lived together for almost 50 years, Tala and Ati (Sis) reach a point where the days of separation arrive. Tala and Ati are mother and daughter and they have lived together as long as the life of Sis. However the days of separation arrive as Sis depends heavily on her mother due to the special conditions that she has and her mom (Tala) strives to provide security to Ati’s future in the remaining time that she has with her and build a  future where Sis can live without Tala.
“Feast of Varanasi” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

“Feast of Varanasi” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

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Feast of Varanasi Director: Rajan Patel Language: English Country: UK Producer: Rajan Patel Editor: Sean Barton Screening Type: Not Updated Cinematographer: James Aspinal Year: 2017 Duration: 93 Mins Story Synopsis: Gruesome killing of four young girls were deemed beyond the capabilities of the local police force and it is the officer from Central Bureau of investigation in New Delhi who is sent to investigate the case. The four young girls were burned to death and for the detective Arjun Das (Adil Hussain) it is a return back to his own hometown which he had left behind sometime back. He digs deep into holes where others would have never dared and the things go beyond his imagination. As the festival of colours (Holi) approaches the killer gets ready for his
“Train Driver’s Diary” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

“Train Driver’s Diary” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

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Train Driver’s Diary Director: Miloš Radović Language: Serbian Country: Serbia Producer: Lazar Ristovski Editor: Djordje Markovic Screening Type: 2D Cinematographer: Dusan Joksimovic Year: 2016 Duration: 85 Mins Story Synopsis: Ilija, a 60 year old train driver is close to retiring and he holds a record of 28 kills committed in his career. Every professional train driver unintentionally kills 15 to 20 people during their tenure and this is primarily because they cannot stop their vehicle for at least 700 meters. This relieves the drivers from their mass murder profile and now Ilija trains his 19 year old adopted son who was preparing to take over his family trade and father’s job.His adopted son (Sima) listens to his dad’s long stories where he says that acci
“Saawan” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

“Saawan” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

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Saawan Saawan Director: Farhan Alam Language: Urdu Country: USA Producer: Farhan Alam Editor: Aseem Sinha Screening Type: 2D Cinematographer: Farhan Alam Year: 2017 Duration: 138 Mins Story Synopsis: Rejected by his own father, hated by the society and harassed by his peers Saawan is the story of a 9 year old Baluchistani boy who was struck by polio in Pakistan. His village was forced to leave the valley in which they were living and he is left behind as they mov in search of better places to live. He then revives his memories with his mother and begins his own journey and starts to live a life. Saawan then befriends a spirit living in the mountains and a three legged dog. In his journey he rescues four kids who were kidnapped from the kidnappers. He then con
Shyam Bengal talks about his Films in Indywood Interactions, the excerpts

Shyam Bengal talks about his Films in Indywood Interactions, the excerpts

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Father of “ Alternate Cinema”, Shyam Benegal is one of the most influential film makers in India.His films are experimental representation of stories with several standpoints that focuses on the grim realities of the culture. His famous films include Ankur ( 1973), Manthan (1976), Bhumika (1977), Mammo, The making of Mahatma and Bose, the Forgotten Hero among others. He was bestowed with Padma Shri in 1976, Padma Bhushan in 1991 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2005, while being the winner of many National Awards.Father of “ Alternate Cinema”, Shyam Benegal is one of the most influential film makers in India.His films are experimental representation of stories with several standpoints that focuses on the grim realities of the culture. His famous films include Anku
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