Special sections for Brazil and downtrodden

A section has been dedicated to the screening of films from Brazil. In the category entitled ‘Country Focus’, six films curated by film scholar Stefan Solomon will be exhibited. 

Published: 06th December 2017 11:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 11:40 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:

Films from Brazil on focus
A section has been dedicated to the screening of films from Brazil. In the category entitled ‘Country Focus’, six films curated by film scholar Stefan Solomon will be exhibited.  Anita Rocha de Silveira’s ‘Kill Me Please’, Juliana Rojas’ ‘Necropolis Symphony’, Eduardo Nunes’ ‘Southwest’, Fernanda Pessoa’s ‘Stories that our Cinema did (Not) tell’, Adirley Queiros’ ‘White out, Black in’, and Thiago B Mendonca’s ‘Miserable or a man screaming is not a dancing bear’ are the films that will screened in ‘Country Focus’.

Resul Pokkutty to address workshop at IFFK
Oscar Award winner Resul Pookutty will give the keynote address during a workshop on the Challenges of Sync Sound Recording on December 9 at 3:00 pm at Hotel Hycinth.

IFFK: A testimony of solidarity to the homeless
Harmonizing the lives of those deprived of identity and space, IFFK will screen a category of films exclusively for them. The flicks in ‘Uprooted: Films on Identity and Space’ are curated by Alessandra Speciale.
The array of films are Abdullah Mohammad Saad’s ‘Live from Dhaka’ from Bangladesh, Geetu Mohandas’s ‘Liar’s Dice’ from India, Edmund Yeo’s ‘Aqerat’ from Malaysia, Babak Jalali’s ‘Radio Dreams’ from USA, Yosep Anggi Noen’s ‘Solo, Solitude’ from Indonesia, and Ala Eddine Slim’s ’The Last of us’ from Tunisia.

Lino Brocka’s movies to be screened
Lino Brocka, a Philippine director, who fought for the freedom of expression in his country, will be remembered in a section dedicated solely to him. Three of his all-time best works will be screened in the section of ‘Remembering the Master’.

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