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20th KIFF 2014:Dont miss Top 13 Women Directors Films

Rajesh Yadav

Kolkata International Film Festiva (KIFF) is back, bigger than before. Roaring into cinematic action for the cineastes of Kolkata in its 20th year. 

Dubbed as the quintessential film experience, the Kolkata film festival has the advantage of being held in one of India's most vibrant cities A city that has been celebrated in cinema around the world. One whose streets are filled with lovers of the arts. Which may explain why the city has always greeted talent warmly and revels in hosting events of cultural significance.

The 20th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival promises to be a coming of age in more ways than one. For the first time the Festival goes competitive with the appropriately named Golden Royal Bengal Tiger at stake. This sleek statuette has been designed by the State's leading sculptors and is bound to be prized by its first recipient.




film supernova
Director : Tamar van den Dop
Meis lives with her working class parents and silent grandma in a dilapidated house surrounded by fields. A country road that makes a 90 degree turn right in front of their doorstep means they all are waiting for a car crash to happen. Meis dreams of a young car driver called "Brad" whom she would like to take care of and maybe have sex with. During one of Meis' forbidden, dangerous nocturnal visits to the half bridge, her dream comes true.


                                             Films : A Place Called Home  
                                             Director : Maria Douza

leni, a professor of cardiology in London, has been estranged from her Father, Kyriakos, for many years. Kyriakos has never forgiven her for leaving her country. When Eleni's husband, Harris, is posted to China on an open-ended contract, she realizes the danger of a new uprooting and decides to visit Greece and make peace with her father. But when she reaches home, nothing she finds is as she expected. Nina, a woman from Serbia, is living with Kyriakos, looking after him and his big estate. It seems Kyriakos has been keeping a few secrets of his own.


Films : 40 Days of Silence(Chilla)

Director : Saodat Ismailov

Michal, a renowned Jerusalem artist, is suffering from memory loss due to falling from bed. She orders a new bed that has a screw missing. She complains to the furniture factory, leading to the dismissal of Nadine, a young Palestinian woman, who works packing screws in plastic bags. Their fates cross once again uncannily, leading to a swap of their lives where hidden secrets gets revealed.

Surrounded by high mountains in an isolated village of Central Asia, Bibicha is a young woman who suddenly refuses to speak, and conceals herself from villagers in the house of her grandmother Khanjarmomo. Khanjarmomo lives with her illegally born granddaughter Sharifa; they both support Bibicha in her vow of 40 days of silence, which she carries out in hopes of being rejoined by her recently disappeared lover. Yet Khanjarmomo doubts the girl's motives: is the vow really for the sake of her beloved, or is she trying to hide an illicit pregnancy?



Films  Chhoti Moti Batein(Sweet Home)

(a film inspired by a real life incident)

Director : Sohini Dasgupta

Chhoti Moti Batein is a film inspired by a real life incident where two unmarried sisters shut themselves up in their flat after their father's death. The film delves into the cocoon created by the sisters and how they start rediscovering the space, the time, relationships and themselves.


film City delirium (Ciudad Delirio)
Director : Chus Gutierrez

Javier, a Spanish physician, is exhausted out of his old life when in a magical night he meets Angie, dancer and owner of a salsa school, who aspires to be a part of RAVE: the spectacle of world's most famous salsa. Now between them two a seemingly impossible romance sets off, full of obstacles, in the world of salsa dancers in the town where dancing is the goal, it is sleep and life.


film:Cure — The Life of Another
Director : Andrea Staka

1993: after the Siege of Dubrovnik. 14-year-old Linda has moved back to Croatia from Switzerland with her father. Her new best friend Eta takes her up to the forbidden forest above the city. They gets entangled in an obsessive, sexually charged game of swapping identities that leads to a fatal fall. The following morning Linda comes back alone; slowly she begins to take Eta’s place in her family. Ivo, Eta's boyfriend, is drawn in as well. Linda threatens to lose her footing, entrapped in another world where Eta keeps coming back to confront her with herself.


Films » Delight (Rozkos)

Director : Jitka Rudolfov

The film’s main theme is obsession. An obsession with love, with art, originality, copying, with success, money and… with oneself. Sooner or later, if we lose our rational upper hand over it we let ourselves be dragged down to destruction. But in this course of falling, in spite of all the cuts and bruises, we find a unique DELIGHT, if only for a few short moments – and what else is life really about? It is like a drug – at first seems to be weak and trivial is capable of expanding and growing into a serious problem that can appear to be absolutely incomprehensible and absurd to those who have never experienced anything like it.


Films Eyes of a Thief

Director : Najwa Najjar

Tareq is released from an Israeli prison and returns to his hometown in Palestine, a place transformed by drastic changes and filled with secrets, to find his daughter. As secrets are uncovered, light is shed on the stifling nature of contemporary Palestinian society, revealing Tareq's hidden past.


Films: Italo Barocco


(Based on a true story, friendship between an extraordinary dog and a lonely child)

Director : Alessia Scars

Based on a true story, Italo Barocco vividly depicts the life-altering friendship between an extraordinary dog and a lonely child. One day, a good natured stray dog by the name of Italo, wanders into the small Sicilian town of SCICLI where stray dogs are thrown into pounds. Everyone... except Meno, a precociously wise 10 year-old, who is as lonely and introverted as can be, takes him in. It will take all the unconditional love a special dog like Italo forces Meno out of his shell, leading him into a series of adventures that will teach him the difference between acting like a grown up and actually becoming one



film :  Maneater (La Mante Religieuse)

Director : Natalie Saracco

Jezabel, a young seductive, free and rebel woman, who hungers for extreme life experiences until she finds herself very close to hit rock botton. She refuses to believe in the human and to be self-confident. As a real modern Mary Magdalene, she hides her fragility and her fear to love behind the fact she constantly stretches the limits of transgression. Until the day her path bumps into David's one, a young priest.


Films Tales (Ghesse-ha)  

Director : Rakhshan Bani-Etemad

Tales is transition to seven lives and the kind of people who live under hard but not exceptional social conditions similar to many other members of society. It's a Ghesseha of men and women of every strata, about their passion and love, about their hopes to overcome life's difficulties- whether universal struggles or any other social or emotional issue. Their Continuing fights bears a better future for them- a life that is full of brightened love and enjoyment.


The Rice Bomber (Bai mi zha dan ke) 
Director : Cho Li

In late 1980s, Taiwan officially joined WTO and therefore encouraged industrial development while putting less importance on country's agricultural production. Resulting in- Vast lands lying fallow and abandoned ones turning into industrial landfills. Ru who has been witnessing all and fighting tirelessly going door to door with the hope of amending Taiwan's agricultural policies but after in vain, decided to voice up in his own way… A rice bomb in a park in Taipei is found with a note attached- "against rice importing, "the government should look after its people."


Films :  Self Made (Boreg)
         Director : Shira Geffen

Michal, a renowned Jerusalem artist, is suffering from memory loss due to falling from bed. She orders a new bed that has a screw missing. She complains to the furniture factory, leading to the dismissal of Nadine, a young Palestinian woman, who works packing screws in plastic bags. Their fates cross once again uncannily, leading to a swap of their lives where hidden secrets gets revealed.








टिप्पणियां

इस ब्लॉग से लोकप्रिय पोस्ट

बीहड़ में बागी होते हैं , डकैत मिलते हैं पार्लियामेंट में : पानसिंह तोमर

बीहड़ में बागी  होते हैं , डकैत मिलते हैं पार्लियामेंट में : पानसिंह तोमर


पहले वह एक दयालु किसान था लेकिन कुछ बातों ने उसे औरों से अलग बनाती थी। जैसे.

1949 : उसने सेना को ज्वॉइन किया

1958 में उसने 3000 मीटर में स्टेपलचेस का नया नेशनल रिकार्ड बनाया।

1958 से1964 तक लगातार सात साल वह नेशनल चैंपियन बना।

लेकिन एक दिन वह सिस्टम से ऐसा नाराज हुआ की  बागी  बन गया। चंबल के इस भागी पान सिंह तोमर की कहानी को बॉक्स ऑफिस पर तिग्मांशु धूलिया लेकर आ रहे हैं। फिल्म का एक चर्चित संवाद आजकल चर्चा में हैं.

सवाल : आप डाकू क्यों बनें?

पानसिहं तोमर का जवाब:  बीहड़ में बागी  होते हैं , डकैत मिलते हैं पार्लियामेंट में

फिल्म में पान सिंह तोमर की भूमिका में बॉलीवुड के चर्चित अभिनेता इरफान खान नजर आएगें। फिल्म का पहला टीजर 7  फरवरी को रिलीज हुआ है।

भारतीय मूल के वैज्ञानिक वेंकटरमन रामाकृष्णनन को नोबल

जिंदगी की किताब की विशेष न्यूज। भारतीय मूल के अमेरिकी नागरिक वेंकटरमन रामाकृष्णनन, थॉमस स्टेट्जि और इजरायल की यदा योनेथ को संयुक्त रुप से रसानयन के श्रेत्र में की गई खोज राइबोसोम की संरचना के अध्ययन और खोज के लिए २००९ का नोबल प्राइज देने का ऐलान किया है।
द रॉयल स्वीडिस एकेडमी ऑफ साइंस ने कहा है कि राइबोसोम डीएनए कोड को जीवन के रुप में स्थानांनतरण करते है।
वेंकटरमण रामाकृष्णनन (भारतीय मूल के अमेरिकी नागरिक)
जन्म : १९५२ में भारती राज्य तमिलनाडू के चिदंबरम शिक्षा : ओहियो विश्वविद्यालय से 1९७६ में पीएचडी क्या है यह खास खोज : इन तिनो वैज्ञानिकों ने आणविक स्तर पर जैव कोशिका में राइबोसोम की संरचना और कार्यप्रणाली का पता लगाया है। यह कोशिका की सबसे जटिल प्रक्रियाओं में से एक है, इसी खोज के लिए निर्णायक मंडल ने इन वैज्ञानिकों ने तीनों वैज्ञानिकों को रसायन शास्त्र का यह नोबल प्राइज दिया है।राइबोसोम प्रोटीन पैदा करता है जो बदले में जीवति अंगो के रासायनिक तंत्र को नियंत्रित करने में अपनी भूमिका निभाता है।