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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

7th day - The net and other noted films

Eminent South Korean film maker Kim Ki-Duk’s ‘The net’ will screen for the third time today at Tagore theatre. The film portraying the life of a South Korean fisherman, who himself finds as a defector and is trained to be a spy by a South Korean military officer it is a film which was embraced by the mass.
The 96 minute film ‘Fifi Howls from Happiness’ tells the life of renowned artist Bahman Mohassess whose paintings and sculptures dominated during the Iran revolution.
Shanavas Bavukutty’s ‘Kismath’ is also screening for the third time. The Malayalam drama film redefines the concept of relationships and it turns out to lift the social stigma of caste and creed.
The 7th day of 21st IFFK has a bunch of films from various categories. Majority of the films are from World Cinema category. It consists of 27 films. Six films are to be screened in the International Competition category, five films in the category of Malayalam Cinema Today, and three each from Indian Cinema Today, Homage and Retro of Ken Loach categories. There are two films each in the category of Restored classics, Jury films and Gender Bender, and one film each in the Night Classics, Life of artists, Country focus and the Retro of K S Sethumadhavan category.
As part of the Vajra Keralam Folk Festival, a shadow puppetry is also scheduled to colour the evening of the fest. Noted artist Ramachandra Pulavar and his team will perform tales from epic Ramayana using leather puppets at 7.30 pm. 

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