IFFK 2019 Day One to have a globalised film experience

A clutch of diverse movies from around the globe will come together on the first day of the IFFK with a total of 15 films from the ‘World Cinema’ category. The much awaited ‘Atlantis'(Valentyn Vasyanovych), ‘The Long Walk'(Mattie Do), ‘Deep Well'(Zhanabek Zhetiruov), ‘Take Me Somewhere Nice'(Ena Sendijarevic) and ‘August'(Armando Capo) will screen as Indian premieres at the selected theatres on the 6th of the month.


Three women directors will have their works exhibited on the first day. Rubaiyat Hossain’s working-class drama ‘Made in Bangladesh’ will be screened as the Asian Premiere at the Sree Theatre, while Ena Sendijarević’s award-winning exploration of identity and migration ‘Take Me Somewhere Nice’ will showcase at the Nila. Audience will have the opportunity to watch Maryam Touzani’s debut feature film ‘Adam’ at the Tagore theatre.


The festival will be inaugrated at the Nishagandhi open-air auditorium on the 6th at 6 PM by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Serhat Karaaslan’s award-winning psychological thriller ‘Passed by Censor’ will be the curtain-raiser of the event.