FSA 2013 Selections

With great excitement, we announce the films that have been selected for Film Southasia 2013 that is due to take place from 3-6 October here in Kathmandu.

We congratulate those of you whose works have made it into the list, and thank everyone else for your continued interest and support for FSA!

The festival schedule will be announced in early September. Please keep an eye out for it. We look forward to welcoming as many of you as possible!

Selected films for Film Southasia 2013

Title: A Prayer For Aliyah
Director: Zorawar Shukla
Length: 27’8
Country: India

Title: Algorithms
Director: Ian McDonald
Length: 96′
Country: India

Title: Are You Listening! (Shunte Ki Pao!)
Director: Kamar Ahmed Simon
Length: 90′
Country: Bangladesh

Title: Big In Bollywood
Director: Kenny Meehan and Bill Bowles
Length: 74′
Country: India

Title: Broken
Director: Kannan Arunasalam
Length: 15′
Country: Sri Lanka

Title: Celluloid Man
Director: Shivendra Singh Dungarpur
Length: 150′
Country: India

Title: CHAR…No Man’s Island
Director: Sourav Sarangi
Length: 88′
Country: India

Title: Elemental
Director: Gayatri Roshan, Emmanuel Vaughn Lee
Length: 90′
Country: India

Title: Expecting
Director: Fabio Wuytack
Length: 30′
Country: Afghanistan, belgium

Title: Fire In The Blood
Director: Dylan Mohan Gray
Length: 84′
Country: India

Title: Gaur in My Garden
Director: Rita Banerji
Length: 26’24
Country: India

Title: Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
Director: Satchith Paulose
Length: 15′
Country: India

Title: Hombre Maquina
Director: Roser Corella, Alfonso Moral
Length: 15′
Country: Bangladesh

Title: How to Build An Afghan Box Camera
Director: Lukas Birk, Sean Foley
Length: 9’10’
Country: Afghanistan

Title: Immoral Daughters
Director: Nakul Singh Sawhney
Length: 64′
Country: India

Title: Invoking Justice
Director: Deepa Dhanraj
Length: 86′
Country: India

Title: Life Begins with Tears
Director: Simon Chambers
Length: 79′
Country: Bangladesh, UK

Title: Miss Nikki and the Tiger Girls
Director: Juliet Lamont
Length: 75′
Country: Burma

Title: My Punjabi Love For You
Director: Adnan Malik
Length: 12’26
Country: Pakistan

Title: No Burqas Behind Bars
Director: Nima Sarvestani
Length: 77′
Country: Afghanistan

Title: No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka
Director: Callum Macrae
Length: 93′
Country: Sri Lanka

Title: No. 62, Pansodan Street
Director:  Cho Pyone
Length: 12’21
Country: Burma

Title: Playing with Nan
Director:  Dipesh Kharel, Asami Saito
Length: 88′
Country: Nepal

Title: Salma
Director:  Kim Longinotto
Length: 90′
Country: India

Title: Sama
Director: Shazia Khan
Length: 51’30
Country: India

Title: Saving Face
Director:  Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, Daniel Junge
Length: 52′
Country: Pakistan

Title: The Human Factor
Director:  Rudradeep Bhattacharjee
Length: 76′
Country: India

Title: The Old Photographer
Director:  Thet Oo Maung
Length: 15’06
Country: Burma

Title: The Poison Teller
Director:  Shabnam Ferdousi
Length: 23′
Country: Bangladesh

Title: The Story of One
Director:  Kannan Arunasalam
Length: 18’54
Country: Sri Lanka

Title: The Strike
Director:  Farid Ahmad
Length: 20′
Country: Bangladesh

Title: Transgender – Pakistan’s Open Secret
Director: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
Length: 53’24
Country: Pakistan

Title: Voice of God
Director: Bernd Lützeler
Length: 9’35
Country: India

Title: Who Will Be A Gurkha
Director: Kesang Tseten
Length: 75′
Country: Nepal

Title: Yomari Ya Bakhan
Director: Rajni Shrestha, Alok Tuladhar
Length: 18′
Country: Nepal

FSA 2013 promises to be a festive occasion, especially since Dasain, the biggest Nepali festival, follows right after. We really do hope that you will be able to attend and continue the tradition of camaraderie among filmmakers and audiences.

With warm wishes from Kathmandu,

Team FSA 2013