With the Academy Awards just around the bend, our appetite for quality cinema
is whetted. And to cater to such eclectic tastes, some great movies are being
screened in the city. And you may be pleasantly surprised to see the makers
are closer to home than we may have imagined.
A film festival of South-Asian documentary films and travelling films is being
screened from the 23rd to the 25th of this month at S N School (Golden Threshold)
Campus in Abids. Around 15 documentaries made by filmmakers of five different
countries - India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Trinidad - will be screened
at the venue. The films will portray an in-depth review of the South Asian concerns
and will greatly help research students pursuing film technology courses.
Some of the accredited films being shown at this festival include Buddha
Weeps, In Jadugoda, Affects Of Uranium Mining On The Tribal Population Of Jharkhand
The award winning film "No One Believes The Professor" (which explores
the life of a professor in Lahore made by Farjab Nabi's), the Bangladeshi film
"Muktir Kotha" directed by Taraque and "Catherine Masud and Skin
Deep", a film made by Reena Mohan, are some of the reputed films that will
be screened on here.
This is a rare opportunity for those who are always waiting for an opportunity
to see such informative flicks, made by some acclaimed directors of the industry.