Here’s a list of all the Indian fare being screened at the renowned festival, a mix of Bollywood features, indie and short films. Find the timings and venue. The Stuttgart fest will be held from July 18–22, 2012
The 9th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart line-up is out, and it consists of some interesting Indian movies. Director Mangesh Hadawale’s award-winning Dekh Indian Circus, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tannistha Chattejee, opens the Fest on July 18, 2012 at the Metropol 1 cinema.
July 19 will see films such as Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (Hindi feature), Bitter Seeds (documentary), Shala (Marathi feature), Teri Meri Kahaani (Hindi feature), Vaagai Sooda Vaa (Tamil Special), and short films such as Mehfuz, Shor, The 5, Bollywood Invasion, Aisa Hota Hai, Sahib, Biwi Aur Pehelwaan, Place for Landing and Sujata. Many of the shorts are backed by Anurag Kashyap’s production company.
The line-up of July 20 includes the Indian National Award-winning Adaminte Makan Abu, Salman Khan’s production Chillar Party, Imran Khan-Kareena Kapoor’s Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, Imran’s Delhi Belly, Ekta Kapoor’s Shor In The City, as well as smaller films that made a mark – such as Kshay, Fried Fish, Chicken Soup and a Premiere Show, Lucky, At The Stairs, The Market, Invoking Justice, Sindhu Bhairavi (Tamil-Special). Short films to be screened include The Last Marble, Dilemma, The Magic Man, Morya, Audacity and Another Planet. Another award-winning film, Gattu, will show on July 21, along with Dhanush and Shruti Haasan’s 3, Irrfan’s Paan Singh Tomar, Nana Patekar’s Marathi film Deool, and Anurag Kashyap’s Michael. Other films for the day include The Great Indian Marriage Bazaar, Mother India, Drapchi, Broken Memory, Shining Dust and Pad Yatra, The Bengali Detective, All In Good Time / German Premiere, Fernes Land and the short films A Fistful of Rupies, Do Pahar, Café Regular, Cairo, Enakkum Oru Per, Panchabhuta and Naach Ganesh. The last day of the festival, July 22, will showcase Shahrukh Khan’s Don 2, Dekh Indian Circus (repeat), children’s film I Am Kalam, Dharavi Diary, Amrit – Nectar of Immortality, Award Film – German Star of India and also Best of Shorts. The festival closes with the film Delhi In a Day. Check out the gallery below for the timings and venue:
Photos: Publicity stills
Film Synopsis: IFFS