Osian’s-Cinefan Film Festival opens tonight with ‘Asura’

The 12th Osian’s-Cinefan Film Festival opens on the night of July 27 in New Delhi with Japanese anime film Asura. The film is directed by Keiichi Sato and is out of competition.

Osian’s-Cinefan Film Festival opens tonight with ‘Asura’

The festival this year is dedicated to Japanese pink films

The 12th Osian’s-Cinefan Film Festival opens on the night of July 27 in New Delhi with Japanese anime film Asura. The film is directed by Keiichi Sato and is out of competition.

Osian’s film fest will be inaugurated by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at Siri Fort Complex. The fest will go on till August 5, 2012 at Siri Fort and Osianama at the Kila. Osian’s this year is dedicated to Japanese pink films, paying tribute to filmmakers Koji Wakamatsu and Masao Adachi. Also, Marco Mueller, Director, Rome Film Festival will deliver the inaugural Mani Kaul Memorial Lecture at the festival.

Here is a list of the films in the festival:

INDIAN (in competition)

10ML LOVE (10ml Love)/Sharat Katariya, India 2011/Asia Premiere

B.A. PASS (B.A. Pass)/Ajay Bahl, India 2012/World Premiere

BALLAD OF RUSTOM (Rustom Ki Dastan)/Ajita Suchitra Veera, India 2011/World Premiere

CARNIVAL (Carnival)/Madhuja Mukherjee, India 2011/Asia Premiere

COSMIC SEX (Cosmic Sex)/Amitabh Chakraborty, India 2012/World Premiere

FOREVER (Baromas)/Dhiraj Meshram, India 2012/World Premiere

KITE (Patang)/Prashant Bhargava, India, USA 2011/India Premiere

MONOPHOBIA (Monophobia)/Ashwini Malik, India 2012/World Premiere

PRAGUE (Prague)/Ashish R Shukla, India, Czech Republic 2012/World Premiere

ASIAN & ARAB (in competition)

DEATH FOR SALE (Mort à Vendre)/Faouzi Bensaidi, Morocco, France, Belgium, United Arab Emirates 2011/India Premiere

EX PRESS (Ex Press)/Jet Leyco, Philippines 2011/India Premiere

HEADSHOT (Fon Tok Kuen Fah)/Pen-ek Ratanaruang, Thailand 2011/India Premiere

HIGHWAY (Autobahn)/Deepak Rauniyar, Nepal, USA 2011/Asia Premiere

INSIDE (Yeralti)/Zeki Demirkubuz, Turkey 2012/Asia Premiere

MEKONG HOTEL/Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand, UK 2012/India Premiere

MILOCRORZE: A LOVE STORY (Mirokurôze)/Yoshimasa Ishibashi, Japan 2011/India Premiere

MODEST RECEPTION (Pazirale Sadeh)/Mani Haghighi, Iran 2012/India Premiere

POSTCARDS FROMTHE ZOO (Kebun Binatang)/Edwin, Indonesia, Germany, Hong Kong, China 2012/India Premiere

THE REPENTANT (Le Repenti)/Merzak Allouache, Algeria, France 2012/Asia Premiere

SENTIMENTAL ANIMAL (Gan Qing Dong Wu)/Wu Quan, China 2011/Asia Premiere

STATELESSTHINGS (Jul-tak-dong-shi)/Kim Kyung-mook, South Korea 2011/India Premiere

FIRST FEATURES (in competition)

BABY FACTORY (Bahay Bata)/Eduardo Roy Jr, Philippines 2011/India Premiere

BEYONDTHE HILL (Tepenin Ardi)/Emin Alper, Turkey, Greece 2012/India Premiere

EGG AND STONE (Jidan He Shitou)/Huang Ji, China 2012/India Premiere

HANSA (Hansa)/Manav Kaul, India 2012/World Premiere

HERE,THERE (Zhe li, Na li), Lu Sheng, China 2011/India Premiere

IN APRILTHE FOLLOWINGYEAR,THEREWAS A FIRE (Sin Maysar Fon Tok Ma Proi Proi)/Wichanon Somumjarn, Thailand 2012/India Premiere

THE MISCREANTS (Les Mécréants)/Mohcine Besri, Morocco, Switzerland 2012/India Premiere

ROMANCE JOE (Ro-maen-seu Jo)/Lee Kwang-kuk, South Korea 2011/India Premiere

THE STAGNANT (Achal)/Bikramjit Gupta, India 2011/World Premiere

SHORTS (in competition)

DIRTY DOVES (Khaleel Khan Ke Faakhtey)/Rizwan Siddiqui, India 2012/India Premiere

INDHIYAM (Indhiyam)/Ekta Arora, India 2011/India Premiere

BETWEENTHE RAINS (Between the Rains)/Samimitra Das, India 2011/World Premiere

CAT PEOPLE (Cat People)/Kuriakose Soju Vaisian, India 2012/World Premiere

REVENGE (Merindu Mantan)/Andri Cung, Indonesia 2012/International Premiere

CIRCLE LINE (Circle Line)/Shin Suwon, South Korea 2012/India Premiere

THE METAMORPHOSIS/Yun Ki-nam, South Korea 2012/India Premiere

THE REPLACEMENT DRIVER (De-ri Ki-sa)/Hwang Dong-kung, South Korea 2012/India Premiere

THE BUS (Otobüs)/Olgu Baran Kubilay, Turkey 2011/India Premiere

SILENT (Sessiz-Be Deng)/L.Rezan Yesilbas, Turkey 2011/India Premiere

HANEEN (Haneen)/Ossama Bawardi, Palestine, Qatar, Jordan 2012/India Premiere

TOMORROWAFTERYESTERDAY (Tomorrow After Yesterday) / Behzad Maloud, Iran 2011/ India


Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 & Part 2/ Anurag Kashyap India 2012/ Mosaic

Orange Suit – Dariush Mehrjui, Iran 2012/7.4 Environment

King of Pigs – Yeon Sang-Ho, South Korea 2011/Animation

Waiting for P.O. Box – Bassam Chekhes, Netherlands 2012/Shorts

Local Kung Fu – Kenny Basumatary, India 2012/Mosaic

This is not a Film – Jafar Panahi, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, France 2011/Freedom of Expression

Duvidha – Mani Kaul, India 1973/ Mani Kaul Tribute

The Road – Yam Laranas, Philippines 2011/Special Screening

Romancing in Thin Air – Johnnie To, Hong Kong 2011/Frescoes.

List courtesy: Dearcinema


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