Trivandrum: Today at the IFFK 2013, 11 theatres across the city will showcase 26 movies in 3 categories. Film buffs will encounter 19 movies from ‘World Cinema' section, 3 movies from ‘Street Film Making from Latin America' Section and 4 movies from ‘Contemporary Masters in Focus'. Movies of masters such as Marco Bellocchio, Takashi Mike, Harun Farocki and Jean Renoir will be screened today.
World Cinema focuses on movies made from different cultural atmosphere. The controversial ‘Closed Curtain' by Iranian director Jafar Panahi who is actually banned from film making and under house arrest in his own land for the last 20 years , Lucia Puenzo's ‘ The German Doctor', Susanne Bier's ‘Love is All You Need', Santiago Loza's ‘La Paz', Hiroshi Toda's ‘The Seventh Cat' are the famous movies shown from this category.
‘Street Film Making in Latin America' package opens door to the contemporary movements in film making in Latin America. Laura Astorga Carrera's ‘Red Princess' gives a glimpse of the Sandinist Revolutionaries of the 80's in Latin America, Fernando Eimbcke's ‘Lake Tahoe' deals with the strange happenings in the life of Juan, a teenager and Mario Cardona's ‘Elemigrante' are the movies shown today from this package.
Today's ‘Contemporary Masters in Focus' are Japanese film maker Takashi Mike's movie ‘Audition' where the director shocks the audience with its raw and gruesome scenes, German film maker Harun Farocki's experimental work ‘Images of the World and The Inscription War' which is a brilliant documentary essay when an allied aircraft took topographic photographs of Auschwitz, Marco Bellocchio's controversial movie ‘The Devil in the Flesh' that weaves a complex choreography of gazes, spaces and protagonists and Jean Renoir's ‘The Vanishing Corporal' which is the story of three soldiers who are resolved to escape to freedom in spite of all odds.
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