Tuesday, August 10, 2010
KOCHI: The Sixth Angamaly International Film Festival, featuring films like �Soofi Paranja Katha, �True Noon from Tajikistan and Oscar winning �Hurt Locker, will be held between August 14 and 18 at Vinod Theatre.
Minister for Transport Jose Thettayil is the film festival chairman.
�A cultural event
He told reporters here that the festival in Angamaly had received a tremendous response from the public over the years and it had turned into a major cultural event for the town. Film directors Priyanandan, Biju Vattappara and K. P. Dhanapalan, MP, will attend the inaugural function at Vinod Theatre on the first day at 4 p.m., said the organisers here at a press conference on Monday.
�Soofi Paranja Katha directed by Priyanandan will be the inaugural film. Twenty-five films will be screened during the festival.
�Cannot Live Without You from Taiwan; �Jermal (Fishing Platform) from Indonesia and �Tales from a Golden Age from Romania are among the other films being featured.
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