A look at the Indian films at TIFF 2018

Published: 05th September 2018 02:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th September 2018 06:01 PM  

TiFF is one of the largest film festivals that is open to public. The film festivals has 14 sections in which the films are categorised and screened. This year, there are eight films by Indian directors that will be watched by the international viewers attending the festival.
Movie: Bulbul can sing | Director: Rima Das | Category: Contemporary World Cinema | Synopsis: A rebellious and stubborn teenage girl from rural Assam falls in love.
Movie: Circle | Director: Jayisha Patel | Category: Short Cuts | Synopsis: A 13-year-old girl is stuck in a cycle of sexual abuse, and with her devious mother and grandmother.
Movie: Manmarziyaan (Husband Material) | Director: Anurag Kashyap | Category: Gala Presentations | Synopsis: A punjabi woman is caught in a love triangle. Will she choose the man she loves or the man who her family wants her to marry?
Movie: Manto | Director: Nandita Das | Category: Special Presentations | Synopsis: A straightforward writer is forced to leave his home city during the India-Pakistan Partition.
Movie: The Man Who Feels No Pain | Director: Vasan Bala | Category: Midnight Madness | Synopsis: A man who is medically insensitive to pain decides to fight 100 opponents in a karate tournament.
Movie: The Field | Director: Sandhya Suri | Category: Short Cuts | Synopsis: An agriculture labourer wants to lead a different life, but the harvest season has arrived.
Movie: Kyoyang Ngarmo (The Sweet Requiem) | Director: Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam | Category: Contemporary World Cinema | Synopsis: A 26-year-old Tibetan refugee living in Delhi is reminded of her rough past when she encounters a man she knew before.
Movie: Vivek (Reason) | Director: Anand Patwardhan | Category: TIFF docs | Synopsis: This documentary focuses on power, caste and religious belief in India, throught the gaze of Anand Patwardhan.
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