Film southasia

"Festival of southasian documentries"

Travelling Film Southasia in India

29 AUGUST – 1 SEPTEMBER, 2012
INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE
Lodhi Estate, New Delhi

SCREENING SCHEDULE:

WEDNESDAY, 29TH AUGUST

6.30 PM
KEROSENE
Sri Lanka; 16 min; 2011; English & with subtitles
Director: Kannan Arunasalam
Adapting to wartime scarcities in Jaffna

7 PM
DHARAVI, SLUM FOR SALE
India; 79 min; 2010; English & with subtitles
Director: Lutz Konermann
Struggle between residents and developers in the world’s largest slum

THURSDAY, 30TH AUGUST 

6.30 PM
THE SEARCH FOR JUSTICE
Pakistan; 28 min; 2011; English subtitles
Director: Tehmina Ahmed
The state of labour laws and courts in Pakistan
7.10 PM
JOURNEY TO YARSA
Nepal; 65 min; 2011; English subtitles
Director: Dipendra Bhandari
Winner of the Tareque Masud Best Debut Film Award, FSA 2011
The fight for economic survival by a family in Rukum district, Nepal, in search of the yarsagumba larvae-caterpillar

FRIDAY, 31ST AUGUST

6 PM
TRES TRISTE TIGRES (THREE SAD TIGERS)
Bangladesh; 15 min; 2010; English subtitles
Director: David Munoz
Three Bangladeshi migrant labourers get duped.

6.30 PM
NERO’S GUEST
India; 56 min; 2009; English & with subtitles
Director: Deepa Bhatia
Journalist P. Sainath’s views of India’s agrarian crisis

7.40 PM
I WAS WORTH 50 SHEEP
Afghanistan; 72 min; 2010; English subtitles
Director: Nima Sarvestani
Women as property in Afghanistan

SATURDAY, 1ST SEPTEMBER

10.30 AM
COWBOYS IN INDIA
India; 76 min; 2009; English & with subtitles
Director: Simon Chambers
Rollicking through Orissa on the trail of Vedanta mining operations

12 PM
SAVING DOLMA
Nepal; 62 min; 2010; English subtitles
Director: Kesang Tseten
The case of an accused female migrant in the Gulf

2 PM
PARTNERS IN CRIME
India; 94 min; 2011; English & with subtitles
Director: Paromita Vohra
`Munni badnam hui’ and the matter of copyright

4 PM
NARGIS: WHEN TIME STOPPED BREATHING
Burma; 90 min; 2010; English subtitles
Directors: Kyaw Kyaw Oo, Muang Myint Aung
Winner of the Special Jury Mention Award, FSA 2011
Shot in secret, the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis

6.30 PM
THE TRUTH THAT WASN’T THERE
Sri Lanka/UK; 84 min; 2011; English & with subtitles
Director: Guy Gunaratne
Winner of the Second Best Film Awards, FSA 2011
The first filmmakers to enter the Sri Lankan North after the fighting stopped.

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