Friday, November 29, 2013

15th Madurai Film Festival : Inauguration

15th Madurai International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2013

Organised by MARUPAKKAM

6,7,8,9,10 December 2013

Opening Ceremony
6 pm; 6 Dec 2013
Prem Nivas Hotel, Melaperumal Mestry Veedi, Madurai

Chief Guests:
Pankaj Butalia, Filmmaker (New Delhi)
Dr.Murali, Principal, The Madura College
Kathir, Human Rights Activist
Yadhartha Rajan, Film Society Activist
Paravatha Varthini, Activist

Opening Film:

Kanche Aur Postcards (Marbles and Postcard)
Dir: Ridham Janve; 29 mins 55secs; Hind with English subtitles; 2013; India

Kanche aur Postcard is an everyday, lighthearted story of a schoolboy wanting and being denied a game of marbles while on vacation. Seen through the young protagonist’s eyes, though, it is a story full of drama; with deeply felt rejections, difficult choices and unfortunate compromises.

All are welcome!

More than 100 films are screened under the following sections:
1) International Films
2) Films from Rest of India
3) Films from Tamilnadu
4) Retrospective: Films by Pankaj Butalia

Amudhan R.P.
Festival Director

15th Madurai Film Festival


6-10 December 2013
Prem Nivas Hotel; 5 pm to 8 pm

6 Dec: Friday
Mannar Thirumalai Nayakkar College, Pasumalai; 10 am to 5 pm
Department of English, Gandhigram Rural Institute - Deemed University, Gandhigram; 2 pm to 5 pm

7 Dec: Saturday
Sermathai  Vasan College, Perungudi: 10 am to 5 pm

8 Dec: Sunday
IDEAS Centre, Vazhaithoppu; 10 am to 5 pm
Littles – A Centre for Children, Nagamalai; 2 pm to 6 pm

9 Dec: Monday
Department of Folklore, Madurai Kamaraj University, Nagamalai; 10 am to 5 pm
Yadava College for Men; 10 am to 5 pm
Department of Tamil, Devaangar Arts College, Aruppukottai; 10 am to 5 pm
RVS College of Education, Dindigul; 2 pm to 5 pm

10 Dec: Tuesday
Vellaichamy Nadar College, Nagamalai; 10 am to 5 pm
St. Justin’s College of Education, Teppakulam; 10 am to 5 pm
Department of Sociology, Fatima College; 2 pm to 5 pm

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