28 Nov 2013

Feature films of upcoming directors need wider platform for distribution and screening.

International Film Festival of India (IFFI)
In an interaction with media in the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) Mr. Ram, Director/Actor of Tamil film ‘Thangameengal’(Goldfish) said that the feature films made by upcoming directors which have good plot should be given due platform for screening.

 He said that his film Thangameengal narrates the relationship between a father and daughter and how the educational system of today affects their normal life. He said that the privatization of education system after 1992 triggered the blossoming of a number of private educational institutions, turning education into a full-fledged business. 

In the same interaction Laxman Utekar, Director of Marathi film “Tapaal” (letter) said that his film moves around an incident in the life of a postman serving a small rural community. The film charts two days in his life that change the course of life of his family. 

He said that in this age of digital revolution, we all have become slaves of instruments and lost a connecting bridge, the Postman. He said, “I have tried to find him, to experience him in this film”. 

Indranil Roychowdhury, Director of Bengali film “Phoring” also talking about his film said that the film deals with complexities of adolescence which a child has to pass through. 

He said the film also deals with student teacher relationship and finding the possibilities of life in the real world. 

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