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Indian Film Festival, Stuttgart

July 17-21, 2013

Stuttgart, Germany

What’s It All About?

The Indian Film Festival, Stuttgart (IIFS), established in 2004, is Europe’s biggest Indian Film Festival, which is held annually in the second week of July. The festival reflects the growing internationalisation of Indian films as well as the interest in Indian culture in Germany. The origins of the festival lie in the long-standing partnership between the cities of Mumbai, the seat of the Indian film industry, and Stuttgart. The festival is now in its tenth year.

Watch Out For!

Opening Film

Bombay Talkies

The festival will open with the screening of Viacom18 Motion Pictures’ Bombay Talkies to celebrate the centenary of Indian cinema. The film is an ensemble of four short films directed by Karan Johar, Dibaker Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Anurag Kashyap.

There will be a host of silent films that have been especially handpicked for the festival. And IIFS will mark the occasion with a screening of A Throw Of Dice, the 1929 silent film by German-born director Franz Osten, who made 19 films in India between 1926 and 1939. Based on an episode from the Mahabharata, the film will be screened to live music by Indian sitar player Nishat Khan.

To pay tribute to deceased Bengali filmmaker Rituparna Ghosh, the festival will be showcasing his film Chokher Bali featuring Prosenjit, Aishwarya Rai and Raima Sen.

Another film, The Rajini Effect, will be premiering at the festival. Directed by brothers Kuvera and Nelson Sivalingam, the film is described as a ‘quirky comedy’ about a Japanese guy who wants to become the next big Indian movie superstar. The British production stars Jonathan Truong, Ramesh Vethanayagam and Mandeesh Gill.

Competition Section

Ustad Hotel (Anwar Rasheed)

Filmistaan (Nittin Kakkar)

Shyamal Uncle Turns Off The Lights (Suman Ghosh)

Shahid (Hansal Mehta)

The programme includes over 60 films with titles including Chor Chor Super Chor by K. Rajesh, Life Is Good by Ananth Narayan Mahadevan and Endless Summer by Sanjeev Sivan.

Short Films

• Bawdi- The Wall

• Paroksh

• Thaambadhyam

• Umbartha

• A Letter To A Terrorist

• Aam Kahani

• Ika

• Saari Raat

• Sonyacha Aamba

• 2B Or Not 2B

There will be four documentaries screened:

• The World Before Her

• Alexandra David-Néel

• Liv & Ingmar

• Much Ado About Knotting


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