S Durga director holds his own film festival to protest against ‘rejectionary attitude’ of IFFK


It was inaugurated on Friday by Anand Gandhi, the director of Ship of Theseus, in Vazhuthacaud. KIFF was, hence conceived as a corrective measure against such a ‘rejectionary’ attitude adopted by the Akademi and IFFK in promoting this parallel cinema movement,” the organisers say. The festival also wants to underscore the shift in core principles of film festivals in the country that has the responsibility to promote the indie movies. The film was dropped from the list of films that were selected to be screened at the recently concluded edition of the International Film Festival of India, Goa. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd “Hence, It is a highly distressing fact for us that both Kerala Chalachitra Akademi and the IFFK which was instituted to promote such avant-garde movies from Kerala now seem to have moved away from its original aim. “…due to the concerted efforts of the Kerala Chalachitra Akademi that organises the prestigious annual International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) along with the numerous film societies – both recognized and not-so-well-known — that dot Kerala’s landscape, Malayalam independent cinema has carved out a niche for itself over the past few years,” read an introduction at KIFF website. 2017-12-10T13:42:09+00:00″>
Published: December 10, 2017 1:42 pm

Kazcha Indie Film Festival held in protest against IFFK

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