Don't miss these Indian feature films screened at the Dharamshala International film festival 2017

Published: 05th November 2017 03:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th November 2017 03:53 PM  

A death in the gunj: Here's a coming-of-age about Shyamal Chatterjee who is coming to terms with his poor academics and issues in his family put up in McCluskiegunj. The drama is inspired by events in Director Konkona Sen Sharma's life. (Photo | Youtube)
Ajji: When 10-year-old Manda is raped and left to die by her parents, her grandmother stands up to fight for her. The film depicts the hierarchy in which the rich and powerful are untouchable. Directed by: Devashish Makhija. (Photo | DIFF official website)
Angamaly Diaries: Vincent Pepe may have been a choirboy in the past, but now he and his gang have grown up in Angamaly town. Two bombs go off in the area and there is no looking back for the gang. Directed by: Lijo Jose Pellissery. (Photo | DIFF official website)
Ashwatthama: What happens when mythology crosses rural issues? Ishvaku's mother tells him stories about Ashwatthama, a warrior from the Mahabharata, but the narration is interrupted by a bandit raid and Ishvaku's mother dies. What happens to him next and how does he escape into the world of Ashwatthama? Directed by: Pushpendra Singh. (Photo | Youtube)
Mukti Bhawan: 77-year-old Daya gets an instinct that his end is near and wants to go to Varanasi. He is accompanied by his son Rajiv. The story revolves around their relationship as they check into 'Mukti Bhawan'. Directed by: Shubhashish Bhutiani. (Photo | Youtube)
Newton: Newton Kumar is appointed to overlook the general elections in a Maoist village in Chhattisgarh. How does he remain committed to his work in a violent and underdeveloped region? Directed by: Amit Masurkar. (Photo | Youtube)
Ralang Road: A teacher, a club owner and two street guys are the protagonists caught in a series of coindences and a mysterious robbery. While the movie dwells on the mystery, it also captures the spirit of Northeast India. Directed by: Karma Takapa (Photo | IMDB)
Such a morning: In this film, a famous mathematician goes from the peak of his career to moving in to an abandoned train. While he shuts himself out from the outside world he experiences hallucinations and mental breakdowns. Directed by: Amar Kanwar. (Photo | DIFF official website)
The Hungry: Director Bornila Chatterjee brings Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus to modern New Delhi. Corruption, greed and revenge play its own hand in Tulsi's wedding to Sunny. (Photo | Youtube)
Village Rockstars: 10-year-old Dhunu dreams of forming a band. With encouragement from her mother, she saves money for a guitar. But Dhunu's dream comes to an end when the village drowns in a flood. Directed by: Rima Das. (Photo | DIFF official website)
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