Wednesday, December 3, 2014

16th Madurai Film Festival 2014

16th Madurai International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2014
6-10 December 2014; Gandhi Museum, Madurai; 10 am to 8 pm
Organised by MARUPAKKAM

6 Dec 2014; 10 am @ Gandhi Museum, Madurai

Chief Guests:
Dr.A.Ramasamy, writer
Dr.R.Murali, PUCL
A. Muthukrishan, writer
Sreemith Sekhar, filmmaker
Yavanika Sriram, Poet
Yadhartha Rajan, film activist

10 am: Inauguration of exhibitions on Green Walk and Madurai Artists

10: 30 am
Opening film: The Red Data Book: an appendix
Dir: Deepu and Sreemith; 68 min; Malayalam with English subtitles
A stunning indictment of infant mortality in Attappady, Kerala, which also exposes the life and culture of advisasi from their own narration and activism. The film exposes the hollowness of the notion that infants die because of malnutrition.

Highlights of 16th Madurai Film Festival 2014

# Special invitees:
A.Marx, Sreerasaa, G.Manikandan, Deepika Thangavelu and Nirmala Kotravai
# Around 50 films will be screened
# Additional Screenings:
8 Monday; 10 am to 5 pm
Department of Folklore and Culture Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University

# Interaction every day!
6 December with Muthukrishnan and others on Green Walk
7 December with Sreemith, P.Baburaj and Prithvi K.Raj (filmmakers)
8 December with Madurai Artists
9 December with PUCL
10 December with Mu Ramasamy on Madurai Theatre

# Painting Exhibition by Madurai Artists
# Exhibition on Green Walk

# Competitions for Students
Oratory, Poetry, Painting, Photography and Article writing

For list of films, synopsis and schedule:

We welcome you all!

 Amudhan R.P.
Festival Director
Madurai Film Festival 2014

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