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London Indian Film Festival 2012 to showcase experimental Indian cinema

By NewsDesk • Published on June 19, 2012

The 2012 edition of the London Indian Film Festival will showcase a specially curated programme from ‘Experimenta’, the independent international festival for experimental cinema in India. This programme has been curated by Shai Heredia, Experimenta’s Festival Director and comprises of works that can be called avant-garde or experimental.

The films to be screened in this section are: Presence by Ekta Mittal and Yashaswini Raghunandan, Residue by Sonal Jain and Mriganka Madhukaillya, Jan Villa by Natasha Mendonca, City Beyond by Shreyasi Kar and There is Something in the Air by Iram Ghufran.

The venue for these screenings will be Tate Modern, London.

Festival Director Cary Sawhney said: “It’s terrific to have a world renowned organisation like Tate Modern partner with us this year and we hope this is the start of a long association. The inclusion of experimental, artist films in the festival’s line-up furthers our aim to present as varied a picture of contemporary Indian cinema as possible.”

The London Indian Film Festival will be held from June 20 to July 3, 2012.

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