All Lights India International Film Festival 2017 ( ALIIFF, 2017) is a part of Indywood Film Carnival that is scheduled to be held in Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad from December 1st. The film Festival screens more that 150 films from 80+ countries. Meet these brilliant Jury members of ALIIFF. Matthew Helderman Matthew Helderman is a Leading Hollywood film producer. Helderman who hails from Los Angeles started his career as a floor runner at the New York Stock Exchange is now one of the most successful media entrepreneurs in the United States of America. Before entering the entertainment business he served Paramount Studios as a co-producer. Helderman, currently, is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BondIt Media Capital. The company has financed more than 150 plus featur...
I Angamaly Diaries, a path-breaking Malayalam movie, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery has been selected to All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF) 2017. The movie will be screened at the All Lights India International Film Festival 9 ALIIFF) in out-of-competition segment. Angamaly Diaries produced under the banner of Friday Film House by actor turned producer Vijay Babu had broken conventional cinema myths. The film has won many national and international recognition and been applauded for its storytelling style and raw picturisation. The story written revolves around a locale called Vincent Pepe from Angamaly in Kerala who wanted to be a powerful leader of a righteous gang that ruled the city, like his seniors. The powerful story was written by actor Chemb...
Sohan Roy is a well-known name in several fields,'Aries Group of Companies' a conglomerate he founded in 1998 has forayed into several industries from shipping, architecture, media production, television industry, event management, e-solutions and much more. However, he is best known as the director of 3D science fiction film 'Dam 999'. A businessman who wears many hats, Roy agreed to sit down with us amidst his busy schedule. Here are excerpts from the power-packed conversation. You started your career as a naval architect and then moved to build your own business. Tell us about your journey. Yes, I started my career as a naval architect. My parents were teachers. So I did not have any business background. Even as a student, I would run a...
-Deepika V Watch more ALIIFF news right here: CAST: Pari as Raju, Manohara as Jollu, Ramesh Babu as ticket collector, Jyothi as NGO Worker, Syed Parvez as Pappu Director: Prithvi Konanur Producer: Prithvi Konanur, Birthi Gangadhar, Chethana Gokul, Anjali Nayak, Vijendra Rao, Don Thompson Editor: Shivkumar Swamy Cinematographer: Eswaran Thangavel Art Director: Ramachandra Hosur Language: Kannada Runtime: 1 h 15 Minutes Country: India Released Date: 23 Oct 2016 Accolades Won: Karnataka State Film Award under categories Best Film, Best Child Actor (Male) Silver Lotus Award for the category Best Child Artist Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth Nominated Golden Slipper category at Zlín Intern
-Deepika V Watch more ALIIFF news right here Cast: Sayaba , Vishwanath Kale, Chindi , Pragati Kolage, Akash BANASODE, Karteek Mane Director : Pragati Kolage Producer : Pragati Kolage Cinematographer: Aniket Khandagale Language : Marathi Country : India Year : 2017 Duration : 2 Hours Editor : Kshitija Khandagale Screening Type : 2D Story Line: The Marathi movie Palyadawasi directed by Pragati Kolage exposes the reality of Paradhi (hunters) tribal community. These tribal people are usually found in the outskirts of Maharastra, India. The paradhi tribes are considered indifferent by the police and they are usually portrayed as criminal in the eyes of the society. Due to this reason, they still live in the outskirts. The
Area Director : Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio Producer : Baby Go, Ferdinand Lapuz, Dennis Evangelista, Romeo Lindain Cinematographer : Rain Yamson Language : Tagalog Editor : Gilbert Obispo Year :2016 Country : Philippines Duration: 106 mins Synopsis: Area is a neighbourhood of brothels located at a short distance from the city’s red-light district. Here sex workers can be had for a can of sardines or even on credit. With upto 700 brothels that serviced thousands of men, mainly those who belonged to the low income category the Area shined well on it days of good business. It was the hub for people who took advantage of the cheap pricing like low-income men,hormonally active boys and society misfits. It was on the verge of closing down and one of the last of the brothe
HELSMAN (KASHTIBAN) Director: Majid Esmaeili-Parsa Language: Other Country : Iran Producer: Javad Gholizadeh Editor: Arash Ghasemi Screening Type: 2D Cinematographer: Mohammad Fakouri Year: 2016 Duration: 85 Mins Story Synopsis: Waiting for their lost father gets longer as the boys try to sell their fathers house and grounded ship to overcome their financial crisis. The story primarily revolves around this teenage boy, Hassan, who is dissatisfied with his brother selling the ship. He tries his best to stop the selling as he waits for his father’s return. He then starts rebuilding the grounded ship for his fathers birthday.
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 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 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