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Ladakh Film Festival to host Retrospective on Gulzar curated by Vishal Bhardwaj

By NewsDesk • Published on June 18, 2013

angoorThe upcoming Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) will host a Retrospective on poet, lyricist and director Gulzar curated by filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj. The Retrospective will screen Mere Apne, Achanak, Ijazat, Khushboo, Angoor and Machis.

The festival will held in Leh, Ladakh from July 5-7, 2013. It will be inaugurated by Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Omar Abdullah and I&B Minister of India Manish Tiwari will be the Chief Guest for the closing ceremony.

Directorate of Film Festivals has curated a special section of women oriented films made in India. This section will screen Diamond Queen by Homi Wadia, Meghe Dhaka Tara by Ritwik Ghatak, Mirch Masala by Ketan Mehta, Dasi by B. Narsing Rao, Dahan by Rituparno Ghosh, Chandani Bar by Madhur Bhandarkar, Mee Sindhutai Sapkal by Anant Mahadevan and Byari by Suveeran.

The green carpet premiere at LIFF 2013 will be Teri Mc Luhan’s documentary Frontier Gandhi, on the forgotten freedom fighter, nationalist and peace advocate Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan.

A special section on children’s films has been curated by Amole Gupte, the Chairperson of the Children’s Film Society of India, which will feature 6 children’s films.

The Ladakhi section of the festival will include Tsering Motup Chospa’s feature film Lzadol (broken piece of moon), with its central theme of women’s strength, patience and wit against the evils of the day.

The Feature films in competition are: Fandry, Chayilliam Hues of Red, The Bella Vista, Days of Life, Ko;Yad, Cheekha the crier, Oass, My Tribe and Black Forest.

The Documentary films in competition are: B.V. Karanth, Milange Babey Ratan De mele, Venice Syndrome, The Girls from South, Tzevtank, City’s Edge, Stolen Democrazy, Bottle masala in, Behind The Mirror, A few Days More, Who will be a Gorkha, At the Crossroads, Texture of LossJungwa – Broken silence, Journey into the light and Los rockers.

The Jury for LIFF 2013 will be headed by actor-director Aparna Sen. Paul Smaczny, Mathew Robbins, Vimukthi Jayasundara, Alireza Shahrokhi and Teri McLuhan will be the International Jury members of the festival.

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