November 09, 2014

11-11-2014,5.30 PM, CHILDREN'S PARK : FILM SCREENING AND MEET THE DIRECTOR




Dayom Panthrandum

(Dice and Twelve)
(India/ Malayalam/ 1Hr 45 min ) 

Writer, Producer and Director : Harshad

Cast :Aboo/Ukru D Poshini/Maneesh Achary/Akhil V/Lukkuman/
          Shinto Stanley/Shamej Sreedhar/ Amrutha

Crew :
Writer, Producer and DirectorHarshad
DOP :   Kannan Patteri
EditorRajesh Ravi
Music Director  : Baiju Dharmajan
Sound Designer : Ganesh Marar
Art Director  :   Shams Kolli
Effects  :  Real FX
Costume Designer : Subeesh K
Associate Director: Azaad Alavil
LyricsDr. Prasad
Singers : Sangeeth
Make Up : Sunder Lal
Stills: Shaji Nadhan
Production Designer: Sasi Pothuval
Banner :Tempora Talkies

 Synopsis
 Dayom Panthrandum (Dice and Twelve) is the name of a game played in the rural and coastal regions of Kerala. The film shares several characteristics with the game such as its unpredictability, adventure, thrill… all rolled into one. The film is about a group of youngsters who set out on a mission. They travel far and wide. While four of them are in a car, the ‘Boss’ of the group is on a bike, alone, as if expecting a pillion rider at any moment. They meet a tribal man who falls in their focus as well as their camera’s.  The new entrant guides them to new twists and turns. He guides them from the ease and comfort of film making to the harshness of reality which the forest unfolds.

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   06-07-2014 10 AM

  
                               “El sueño de Iván /Ivan’s Dream
2011/100 min. / Spanish/
English Subtitles

Direction: Rogelio Paris
Script: Roberto Santiago y Pablo Fernandez
Cast: Oscar Casas, Carla Campra, Fergus Riordan, Demián Bichir, Ana Claudia Talancón, Antonio Resines, Fernando Tejero, Ernesto Alterio.
Photography: Joan Benet
Music: Alejandro Giacoman


Synopsis: Iván is an eleven years old child who is going to play against the football worlds champions and live his first love story. For the first time in History, a world selection of stars, a team followed by millions of people in TV, is going to play against a world selection of children. The point is gathering money and help the victims of a terrible earthquake in Africa. Ivan is chosen for the children selection, besides he will have to conquer Paula and compete with Morenilla, a child from his school that is after the same girl, taller than him, and much better playing football. A tale of adventures and football for all the family.
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06-07-2014 11.45 AM

  Argentina    su   fábrica   de fútbol”/
Argentina and its football factory

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Direction: Sergio Iglesias Guion

Script: Mariano Starosta Reparto/
Photography: Andrei Durán
Music: Sergio iglesias
Year: 2007/Duration: 52 min.
Language: Spanish/Subtitles: English


Synopsis: How much is it to produce a football star? Looking for that answer, this Argentinian documentary goes inside the story of many children who begins the difficult way towards a professional football team: The final match of the Argentinian championship in first division; the selection process of children in Boca Juniors and Estudiantes de la Plata; a talent scout who convince a father of leaving his 11 years child in a pension with other children 600 km. away from home; etc.  The documentary shows what is beyond the play-field and reveals that watching is essential in a country with no many industries, but great exporter of football stars to the world market.



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06-07-2014 2 PM

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“En fuera de juego” / “Offside”

Direction: David Marqués
Script: Rafael Calatayud Cano, Kiko Martínez Reparto/Cast: Fernando Tejero, Diego Peretti, Carolina Peleritti, Chino Darín, Laura Pamplona, Hugo Silva, José Sancho, Patricia Montero, Carmen Ruiz,
Photography: Federico Ribes
Music: Claudio Waisgluss, Nacho Mañó, Nico Cota
Year: 2011/Duration: 103 min.
Language: Spanish/Subtitles: English

Synopsis: Diego is Argentinian doctor traumatized by football since his chilhood who is not happy with his life. Javi is a Spanish agent from 3rd division who dreams with a big chance for changing his luck. When destiny reaches both of them in the form of a young Argentinian crack, circumstances will join Javi and Diego in a way full of turns, surprises, lies and audacity,
Changing their life forever
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06-07-2014    4 PM

 “Rivales” /  “Rivals
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Direction: Fernando Colomo

Script: Joaquín Oristrell y Inés París
Cast: Ernesto  Alterio,  Goya  Toledo,  Kira  Miró,  Santi Millán, Rosa María Sardà, María Pujalte, Gonzalo de Castro, Jorge Sanz, Juanjo Puigcorbé, Javier Cifrián, Helena Carrión
Photography: José Luis Alcaine
Music: Juan Bardem
Year: 2008/Duration: 100 min.
Language: Spanish/Subtitles: English

Synopsis: The “Deportivo Madrileño” and the “Atlético Barcelonés” are two youth football teams that are preparing themseleves for the great final game, wich takes place in Sevilla. All of

them have great hopes for this big match and dream with beating their eternal rivals. During this trip to Sevilla we will meet not only the peculiar relationships between parents and sons, or between couples, but also their social relationships with the rest of the people. This is a choral comedy about diverse conditions in daily life, in a world where adults are often worse than children.
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06-07-2014    6 PM

 “Argentina Fútbol Club”

Direction: Juan Pablo Rubio
Cast: Pablo Alabarces, Victor Hugo Morales, Alejandro Fabbri, Guillermo Coppola
Year: 2009/ 83 minutes
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English

Synopsis: Singing. Shouting. Hysteria. Argentina lives for futbol. The battle between Boca Juniors and River Plate is not just about sports; it is an ever-enduring struggle for identity. In Buenos Aires, historic tensions swell not only between legendary clubs Boca and River but among their intense followers. For these futbol fanatics, the game symbolizes strength, unity, and power in a society beset by stark social and economic divisions. Through a journalistic lens, this film provides an intimate look into Argentina and its beloved sport to reveal an unparalleled passion that reverberates far beyond the pitch.




April 23, 2014

 
Children of the Pyre 
 Rajesh S. Jala   
India/ Hindi (Eng. Subs)/ 2008/ 74 min.

Directed by Rajesh S. Jala, Children of the Pyre is a documentary about seven remarkable children who have been brought up in Varanasi and have been making a living by cremating the dead at Manikarnika, one of the busiest cremation grounds of India.  The film is a compelling real-life, self-narrative of seven extraordinary children who make their living out of the dead. They collect; snatch or steal used coffin shrouds and sell them for petty amounts in order to ensure their own and their family';s survival. Tempered by the heat of the pyre, strengthened in the face of adversities and crafted by a volley of abuses, these imps weave through the pyres and struggle through disdain in this land of the dead. Laughing, smiling, weeping, fighting and shouting, these children run the race for survival - winning it again and again - everyday. The film is a terrible saga of exploitation that celebrates the victory of innocence over the most harrowing realities of life. It';s a torturous journey through seared bodies, callous minds and dead consciences that constitute the human reality of the Ghats at Varanasi.

Festivals/ Awards:
Montréal World Film Festival, 2008 – Best Documentary
Sao Paulo International Film Festival, 2008 - Best Documentary
IFFLA, USA 2009 – Best Documentary
National Awards, India 2009 – Special Jury Award & Best Audiography
Asiatica Film Mediale, Rome 2009 – Best Documentary
IDPA-Indian Documentary Producers Association 2009 – Best Documentary & Best Cinematography
Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival, 2009 – Special Jury Award