Mangaluru

Nitte International Film Festival from Monday

Nitte International Film Festival, presented by Nitte (Deemed to be University), is back for its third edition from April 8 to April 11 at Bharath Cinemas at Bharath Mall in Mangaluru.

A release from Nitte here said all screenings and discussions at the festival are free and open to public on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The festival will begin on April 8 at 9.30 a.m. with Mookajjiya Kanasugalu. The line-up for this year includes Ee. Ma. Yu. (Malayalam), Kaala (Tamil), Paddayi (Tulu), October (Hindi), Tumbbad (Hindi), Redu (Marathi), Dithee (Marathi), Sarkari Hiriya Prathamika Shale - Kasargod (Kannada), Abyakto (Bengali). The festival’s closing film is Kumbalangi Nights (Malayalam). The schedule is available on NIFF’s facebook page.

Three screens at Bharath Cinemas will be dedicated to festival films on all four days.

The festival will host film personalities such as Rishab Shetty, Sumitra Bhave, Vaidehi, Veena Bakshi, Abhaya Simha, Anjali Patil, Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan, Sanchari Vijay, Aijaz Khan and Priya Krishnaswamy.

There will be an interactive session with each filmmaker after the screening of their film.

National award winning film critic Manu Chakravarthy will be in conversation with P Sheshadri on ‘Film as Text: Understanding the Writings of Shivaram Karanth through Cinema’ at 5.15 p.m. on April 8.

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