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Focus on Indian Films


Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served Basis)
Note : Call 011-24619431 (IIC) to re-confirm any last minute change or cancellation of the event.

Venue : C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, Main Complex, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
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Area : Lodhi Road Area Events

Event Description : Focus on Indian Films

Films curated by Partha Chatterjee who will introduce the films

Schedule : 

24 October : Court (Hindi/English/Gujarat/Marathi)
(116 min; 2014; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: Chaitanya Tamhane

Multiple award winner including Golden Lotus Award for Best Feature Film, National Film Awards, 2015; Luigi de Laurentiis Award & Venice Horizons Award for Best Film, Venice Film Festival 2014; Awards for Best Actor; Best Film – International Competition; Fipresci Prize-Competition; & SIGNIS Award, Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema 2015; among others

The film examines the Indian legal system through the Mumbai Sessions Court trial of an ageing protest singer, Narayan Kamble, who is accused of encouraging a manhole worker to commit suicide through one of his folk songs

25 October : Kanthan- The Lover of Colour (Malayalam)
(90 min; 2018; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: Shareef  Eesa

Recipient of the Kerala State Film Award for Best Film 2018

Set in Wayanad Thirunelly Nangara adivasi colony, the film tells the story of Kanthan who became an orphan in young age. 80 year old Ithyamma takes him under her wings and helps him face the world and its challenges

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Focus on Indian Films Focus on Indian Films Reviewed by DelhiEvents on Friday, October 25, 2019 Rating: 5

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