IFFK 2014 is one week (12-19 Dec 2014) the International Film Festival organised by Kerala State Chalachitra Academy at Kerala’s Capital city Trivandrum.
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala Shri Oommen Chandy inaugurated one week-long film fest at Nishagandhi Auditorium, trivandrum by lighting the lamp.
Dignitaries from Cinema and Cultural field attended the inaugural event.
Director Marco Bellocchio was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by State Minister for Cinema Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan.
IFFK will screen 140 hand picked films in 10 categories including:
- International Competition
- World Cinema
- Contemporary Master
- Indian Cinema
- Malayalam Cinema Today
- Country Focus
- Jury Films
- Chinese Film
- French Films
Jury Panel of Competition section comprises of Xie Fei, Lawerence Kardish, Klaus Eder, Reis Celik and Sumitra Bhave.
14 Films included in International Competition:
- The Ant Story (Piprabidya)
Bangladesh / Colour / 95 min / Bengali / 2013
Direction: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
- The Bright Day (Rooz-e Roshan)
Iran / Colour / 86 min / Persian / 2013
Direction: Hossein Shahabi
India / Colour / 97 min / Kannada / 2013
- A Girl at My Door (Dohee Ya)
South Korea/ Colour / 119 / |Korean / 2014
Direction: July Jung
- The Man of the Crowd (O Homem Das Multidoes)
Brazil / Colour / 95 min / Portuguese / 2013
Direction: Cao Guimaraes & Marcelo Gomes
- The Narrow Frame of Midnight
Morocco-UK-France-Qatar / Colour / 93 min / Arabic-French / 2014
Direction: Tala Hadid
- Oblivion Season (Fasle Faramoushi-e Fariba)
Iran / Colour / 92 min / Persian / 2014
Direction: Abbas Rafei
- One for the Road (En el Ultimo Trago)
Mexico / Colour / 91’ / Spanish / 2014
Direction:Jack Zagha Kababie
India / Colour / 99 mins / Hindi-Odia / 2013
Direction: Devashish Makhija
Argentina-France / Colour / 90 min / Spanish / 2014
Direction: Diego Lerman
- Summer, Kyoto (Kyoto, Natsu)
Japan / Colour / 88 min / Japanese / 2013
Direction: Hiroshi Toda
- They are the Dogs (C’est eux les Chiens..)
Moroccol / Colour / 85 min/ 2013
Direction: Hisham Lasri
- Unto the Dusk (Asthamayam Vare)
India / Colour / 106 min / Malayalam/ 2014
Direction: Sajin Baabu
India / Colour / 104 min / Malayalam/2013
Direction: Sidhartha Siva
Participation of 9000 Delegates around globe is expected during the fest, and it will be the record for IFFk.
Kerala State Chalachitra Academy is the event organisers and IFFK will conclude on December 19th.
State’s Capital city will be in Festival fever of Film. While peoples in Commercial Capital city, Kochi will on Biennale and Football Celebrations.
Also check whether the DVD’s of these films are available in ODC
Source : iffk.in