Thursday, November 15, 2018

23rd IFFK 2018 -International Film Festival of Kerala- Films selected in International Competition.

A total of 14 films, including two Malayalam films

The Kerala State Chalachithra Academy has announced a list of ten foreign films for the international competition section of the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) to be held here from December 7 to 13.
The international competition section includes a total of 14 films. Two Malayalam films — Ee Ma Yau and Sudani from Nigeria — and two other Indian films — Ghode Ko Jalebi Khilane Le Ja Riya Hoon and Widow of Silence — were earlier announced.
The foreign films are The Red Phallus , the debut directorial of Bhutanese director Tashi Gyeltshen; Argentinian director Luis Ortega’s El Angel ; Egyptian filmmaker Ahmed Fawzi Saleh’s debut Poisonous Roses ; Iranian director Rouhollah Hejazi’s Dark Room ; Turkish director Vuslat Saracoglu’s debut Debt ; Kyrgyz filmmaker Temirbek Birnazarov’s Night Accident ; Iranian filmmaker Mostafa Sayyari’s debut film The Graveless ; Brazilian filmmaker Beatriz Seigner’s debut film The Silence ; Iranian filmmaker Bahman Farmanara’s Darya;and Argentinian filmmaker Monica Lairana’s The Bed .
Selection committee
The films were selected by a committee consisting of A. Meera Sahib, Neelan, K. Gopinath, Lijin Jose, and Unni Vijayan.
Four women directors
Among the 14 films, there are works by four female directors and eight debut directors.
courtesy:The Hindu

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