Loading...

Programme 2017

FEATURE NARRATIVES

  • A DEATH IN THE GUNJ

    A DEATH IN THE GUNJ

    Konkona Sen Sharma
    India | 2017 | 104 min | English, Bengali | Director Attending

    Set in 1979, this ensemble drama was inspired by real events from director Konkona Sen Sharma’s...Read More

  • AJJI

    AJJI

    Devashish Makhija
    India | 2017 | 104 min | Hindi

    When ten-year- old Manda is raped and left for dead in her slum, her elderly...Read More

  • ANGAMALY DIARIES

    ANGAMALY DIARIES

    Lijo Jose Pellissery
    India | 2017 | 132 min | Malayalam | Director Attending

    This dizzying action comedy is set in the small, crowded Keralan town of Angamaly, where...Read More

  • ASHWATTHAMA

    ASHWATTHAMA

    Pushpendra Singh
    India | 2017 | 120 min | Brij | Director Attending

    This touching drama weaves together contemporary rural issues and ancient Indian myth. On holiday from...Read More

  • HER MOTHER

    HER MOTHER

    Yoshinori Sato
    Japan | 2016 | 95 min | Japanese | Director Attending

    This pensive drama deals with issues of crime and punishment, the Japanese perception of justice...Read More

  • HONEYGIVER AMONG THE DOGS

    HONEYGIVER AMONG THE DOGS

    Dechen Roder
    Bhutan | 2016 | 132 min | Dzongkha

    In this ‘Buddhist noir’ from Bhutan, an undercover detective, Kinley, investigates the case of a...Read More

  • INTERCHANGE

    INTERCHANGE

    Dain Iskander Said
    Malaysia, Indonesia | 2016 | 103 min | English, Malay

    The power of photography and the legacy of colonialism intersect eerily in this stylish Malaysian...Read More

  • LAND OF THE LITTLE PEOPLE

    LAND OF THE LITTLE PEOPLE

    Yaniv Berman
    Israel | 2016 | 83 min | Hebrew | Director Attending

    Uncompromising crowd-funded drama Land of the Little People concerns a gang of four children from...Read More

  • MUKTI BHAWAN | HOTEL SALVATION

    MUKTI BHAWAN | HOTEL SALVATION

    Shubhashish Bhutiani
    India | 2016 | 102 min | Hindi | Actor attending

    A tragicomedy full of emotional depth and understated paradox, Mukti Bhawan relates the tale of...Read More

  • NEWTON

    NEWTON

    Amit Masurkar
    India | 2017 | 107 min | Hindi

    This dark satire begins as India—the world’s largest democracy—braces itself for a general election. In...Read More

  • RALANG ROAD

    RALANG ROAD

    Karma Takapa
    India | 2016 | 112 min | Nepali | Director Attending

    Shot in the small hill town of Rabong, Sikkim, this multi-narrative drama, which takes place...Read More

  • SUCH A MORNING

    SUCH A MORNING

    Amar Kanwar
    India | 2017 | 85 min | English

    Such a Morning tells the story of a famous mathematician who, at the peak of his...Read More

  • THE HUNGRY

    THE HUNGRY

    Bornila Chatterjee
    India | 2017 | 100 min | Hindi | Director Attending

    The Hungry relocates Shakespeare’s bloody tragedy Titus Andronicus to modern- day India, where corruption, greed...Read More

  • THE SWALLOW

    THE SWALLOW

    Mano Khalil
    Switzerland | 2017 | 102 min | English, Kurdish, German | Director Attending

    In this delicate, tragic drama, Mira, a young, bored Swiss woman, goes in search of...Read More

  • TRIPOLI CANCELLED

    TRIPOLI CANCELLED

    Naeem Mohaiemen
    Greece, Germany, UK, Bangladesh | 2017 | 95 min | English

    Inspired by the director’s father’s experience of being trapped without a passport in Ellinikon Airport,...Read More

  • TURUP

    TURUP

    Ektara Collective
    India | 2017 | 72 min | Hindi | Director Attending

    Set in Bhopal’s Chakki Chouraha neighbourhood—where the male-dominated pastime of choice is chess—Turup explores themes...Read More

  • VILLAGE ROCKSTARS

    VILLAGE ROCKSTARS

    Rima Das
    India | 2017 | 87 min | Assamese | Director Attending

    Tucked away in the impoverished village of Kalardiya, Assam, ten-year- old Dhunu lives with her...Read More

  • WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY

    WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY

    Iram Haq
    Norway | 2017 | 106 min | Urdu, Norwegian

    16-year- old Nisha lives in Oslo, Norway, with her strict Pakistani family. At home, she...Read More

  • WHITE SUN

    WHITE SUN

    Deepak Rauniyar
    Nepal | 2016 | 87 min | Nepali

    In this delicately crafted examination of Nepal’s rebirth after 20 years of war and unrest,...Read More

FEATURE DOCUMENTARIES

  • ABU

    ABU

    Arshad Khan
    Canada, Pakistan, UK, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Thailand | 2017 | 81 min | English | Director Attending |

    This autobiographical documentary relates the challenges of growing up as a gay man in a...Read More

  • CAMERAPERSON

    CAMERAPERSON

    Kirsten Johnson
    USA | 2016 | 103 min | English

    What does it mean to film another person? How does it affect that person? And...Read More

  • COMMUNION

    COMMUNION

    Anna Zamecka
    Poland | 2016 | 72 min | Polish |

    The burden of adult responsibilities forced on children by careless adults is vividly captured in...Read More

  • IN TIME TO COME

    IN TIME TO COME

    Tan Pin Pin
    Singapore | 2017 | 62 min | English

    Tan Pin Pin’s latest documentary revolves around themes of memory, national identity and the act...Read More

  • MACHINES

    MACHINES

    Rahul Jain
    India | 2016 | 75 min | Hindi, English

    Descending through the corridors and bowels of an enormous, disorienting structure, this dizzying documentary takes...Read More

  • OUT OF THIS WORLD

    OUT OF THIS WORLD

    David Wright
    USA | 2016 | 75 min | English

    Out of This World is an updated version of an expedition film shot in 1949...Read More

SHORTS

  • AABA

    AABA

    Amar Kaushik
    India | 2017 | 22 min | Apatani

    Set in a remote village in Arunachal Pradesh, Aaba is the tale of an orphan...Read More

  • AFTERNOON CLOUDS

    AFTERNOON CLOUDS

    Payal Kapadia
    India | 2016 | 14 min | Hindi, Nepali

    Kaki is a 60-year- old widow who lives with her Nepali maid, Malti. One afternoon,...Read More

  • AMATEURS

    AMATEURS

    Naveen Padmanabha
    India | 2017 | 12 min | English

    Three young boys from Pune feature in this experimental sci-fi short, as they set up...Read More

  • DAYS OF AUTUMN

    DAYS OF AUTUMN

    Mukul Haloi
    India | 2016 | 13 min | Assamese

    An elderly couple lives a quiet life in a remote village in Assam, their household...Read More

  • FISH CURRY

    FISH CURRY

    Abhishek Varma
    India | 2017 | 12 min | Hindi

    This short animation features a young man, Lalit, who is in love with his roommate...Read More

  • MEMORIES OF A MACHINE

    MEMORIES OF A MACHINE

    Shailaja Padindala
    India | 2015 | 10 min | Malayalam

    A woman is asked intimate questions about her sexuality whilst being recorded on camera. She...Read More

  • NAUGHTY AMELIA JANE

    NAUGHTY AMELIA JANE

    Risheeta Agrawal
    India | 2017 | 11 min | English

    In this satire on social convention, we meet two women from very different backgrounds—one is...Read More

  • TAANDAV

    TAANDAV

    Devashish Makhija
    India | 2016 | 11 min | Hindi, Marathi

    Constable Tambe isn’t having the best of days—his wife slams a door in his face,...Read More

CHILDREN'S FILMS

  • HEIDI

    HEIDI

    Alain Gsponer
    Switzerland | 2015 | 111 min | Swiss German, German

    Five-year-old orphan Heidi lives with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. Her idyllic life is...Read More

  • MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI

    MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI

    Claude Barras
    Switzerland | 2016 | 66 min | French

    In this charming stop-motion animation, newly orphaned Courgette is befriended by Raymond, a kind police...Read More

  • REVOLTING RHYMES

    REVOLTING RHYMES

    Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer
    United Kingdom | 2017 | 58 min | English

    Based on the much-loved children’s book by Roald Dahl, and narrated by the Big Bad...Read More

  • THE DAY MY FATHER BECAME A BUSH

    THE DAY MY FATHER BECAME A BUSH

    Nicole van Kilsdonk
    Netherlands, Croatia, Belgium | 2016 | 90 min | Dutch

    Ten-year- old Toda lives in a bakery with her dad—the best pâtissière in town— and...Read More

  • TOKRI | THE BASKET

    TOKRI | THE BASKET

    Suresh Eriyat
    India | 2017 | 15 min

    In this stop-motion animation, created using clay models, two insignificant lives are lost and found...Read More

ROYAL STAG BARREL SELECT LARGE SHORT FILMS

  • ANUKUL

    ANUKUL

    Sujoy Ghosh
    India | 2017 | 21 mins | Hindi

    Adapted from a story by Satyajit Ray, Anukul is the tale of a man who...Read More

  • CHHURI

    CHHURI

    Mansi Nirmal Jain
    India | 2017 | 12 mins 28 seconds | Hindi

    A woman makes her husband’s young mistress a twisted offer that has surprising consequences.Read More

  • DEATH OF A FATHER

    DEATH OF A FATHER

    Somnath Pal
    India | 2017 | 10 mins 15 seconds | Hindi

    A young man living in Bengal struggles with the ancient rituals he is expected to...Read More

  • SCHOOL BAG

    SCHOOL BAG

    Dheeraj Jindal
    India | 2017 | 15 mins 10 seconds | Hindi

    Farooq wants a new school bag for his birthday but his loving mother has something...Read More

  • SHUNYATA

    SHUNYATA

    Chintan Sarda
    India | 2017 | 22 mins 09 seconds | Hindi

    A contract killer begins to consider his targets as human beings and becomes a mentor...Read More

  • VISA

    VISA

    Manish Rahatkar
    India | 2017 | 15 mins 36 seconds | Hindi

    A couple desperate to flee the country concoct a story to present to the US...Read More

Special Programmes