FILM SUBMISSIONS CLOSED FOR 2017 EDITION

Feature Films International Competition

 

AREA

By : Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio
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A short distance from the city’s red-light district is Area, a neighborhood of brothelswhere over-the- hill sex workers can be had for a can of sardines or ev.....readmore
Philippines | 2016 | 106 Mins

HELSMAN (KASHTIBAN)

By : Majid Esmaeili-Parsa
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This story is about a teenage boy, named Hassan, whose brother’s trying to sell their father’s home and grounded ship for the financial problems. Hassan is dissatisfied for selling the ship. He tries to pre.....readmore
Iran | 2016 | 85 Mins

THE SIS

By : Marjan Ashrafizadeh
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Tala and Ati (Sis) are a mother and daughter who have lived together for many years; almost 50 years, as long as the life of Sis. Their situation, however, does not last long, and the days of separation arrive. The separation happens when Sis depe.....readmore
Iran | 2016 | 94 Mins

FEAST OF VARANASI

By : Rajan Patel
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The story centres around a spate of gruesome killings, where four young girls have been burned to death. With the crimes deemed to be beyond the capabilities of the local police force, an officer from the Central Burea.....readmore
UK | 2017 | 93 Mins

MINNAMINUNGU THE FIREFLY

By : Anil Thomas
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The film portraits the plight of a woman trapped in her own tragic circumstances. The Heroine is a widow living in a small thatched hut with her father Gopalan. Her daughter Charu does her studies staying in a hos.....readmore
India | 2017 | 130 Mins

SAAWAN

By : Farhan Alam
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Saawan is a story of a 9-year-old Baluchistani boy, stricken by polio in Pakistan. He was rejected by his father, hated by society and harassed by his peers. He gets left behind in his village as the residents are forc.....readmore
USA | 2017 | 138 Mins

NOWHERE TO HIDE

By : Zardasht Ahmed
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Nowhere to Hide follows male nurse Nori Sharif through five years of dramatic change, providing unique access into one of the world’s most dangerous and inaccessible areas – the “triangle of death&rdq.....readmore
Norway | 2016 | 86 Mins