Foreign language films to be screened at Kalamandira from October 12
MYSORE: Film buffs will have a gala time in Mysore. For, over 50 Kannada films, and a dozen foreign films and documentaries, including English, French, Persian, Chinese and Vietnamese will be screened in the upcoming Dasara Film Festival from October 12 to 19.
Some of the best Kannada films, including award-winners, popular and critically-acclaimed ones, will be shown at select cinemas. Arrangements have been made at Kalamandira, the city’s big auditorium.
Soon after the inauguration of the festival by actor and producer M.P. Shankar at Kalamandira on October 12 at 10.30 a.m., Shivarudraiah-directed Datu, an award-winning Kannada film, will be screened.
All foreign language films and documentaries will be shown at Kalamandira from October 12 to 19 at 10 a.m., barring October 14. The entry will be free.
Wild Dog Diaries of Krupakara and Senani and Dreams (Japanese), will be screened on October 13; Girni (Marathi) and Bacheha-Ye Aseman (Persian) on October 14; One Moment (English) and Good Bye Lenin (German) on October 15; The Riddle of Auto Shankar (Hindi) and 13 Tzameti (French) on October 17; Histoire d’Eaux – Ten Minutes Older (Hindi) and Nashan Naren Nagou (Mandarin) on October 18 and Chinese Whispers (Chinese) and Scent of Green Papaya (Viatnamese) on October 19.
For the first time, documentaries and short-films will be screened for children by children at Bala Bhavan here. The documentaries and films on freedom fighters, Indian independence, eminent artistes and arts, and places of historical importance will be screened twice a day — 10 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.
Films and documentaries on Jalianwala Bagh, The Glory of Hampi, and Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer will be screened on October 12; India Wins Freedom, Netaji, Raja Reddy and Radha Reddy on October 13; Then Came Gandhi, Spirit of Nationalism, Om Namaha Shivaya on October 14; We The People of India, Bhagat Singh, Konark on October 15; Together for Ever, Kranthikari Geethe, Kathakali on October 16; Sarvapalli Radhakrishna and Do or Die on October 17; Quit India, Sir M. Visvesvaraya, Ameer Khan, Bharatanatyam on October 18 and The Great Salt March, Taj Mahal and Yamini Krishnamurthy on October 19.
Kannada films will be screened in eight cinemas. The balcony tickets are priced at Rs. 10 and general class tickets will be available for Rs. 5.
Screening will be done at Regency, Gokul, Sangam, Tibbadevi, Padma, Balaji, Sterling and Sri Nagaraj cinemas.
America America, Accident, Babru Vahana, Bandana, Belli Moda, Bangarada Manusya, Bhootayyana Maga Ayyu, Bhakta Kumbara, Bangarada Hoovu, Chanduvalliya Thota, Gandhada Gudi, Kasturi Nivasa, Kakanakote, Satya Harishchandra, Sri Krishnadevaraya, Kula Gowrava, Katha Sangama, Muttina Hara, Naandi, Nodi Swami Naavirodu Heege, Ondanondu Kaladalli, Nagarahavu, Parasangada Gendetimma, Premada Kanike, Sakshatkara, Samskara, Sandyaraga, Kallarali Hoovagi, Duniya, Mungaru Male, Amruthadare, Mouni, Kada Beladingalu, Taayi Saheba, Mussanje, Pravaha, Raju, Cyanide, Nayi Neralu, Taayi, Preethi Prema Pranaya, Arasu, Tananam Tananam, Hemavathy, Shabdavedi, Akaash, Hrudaya Hrudaya, Pakadmane Hudugi, Tavarina Siri, and Janumada Jodi will be screened at eight cinemas.