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SAIFF 2013 unveils complete lineup

By NewsDesk • Published on December 3, 2013

SAIFF-logoAmit Kumar’s Monsoon Shootout will open the 10th Annual South Asian International Film Festival which will be held from December 3-8, 2013.

Gyan Correa’s The Good Road, India’s official submission to the Oscars in the foreign-language category, will screen as the closing film.

Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar’s Good Morning Karachi will be screened as the Centerpiece film. The film addresses the tension between religious extremism and modernity through the eyes of a young woman, Rafina, coming of age in Karachi city.

Hammad Khan’s Anima State, Rajat Kapoor’s Ankhon Dekhi, Richie Mehta’s Siddharth, Kamal K.M.’s I.D and Anup Singh’s Qissa will compete in Feature Film Competition.

Rahul Desai’s Khoon Ltd, Shiva Shankka’s Outpost, Rodd Rathjen’s Tau Seru, Anand Tiwari’s Neighbours and Shubhashish Bhutiani’s Kush are the short films in competition.

The Spectrum section of the festival will screen Joya Dass’ documentary First Sight and Q’s Tasher Desh.

The Grand Jury of the festival comprises Kelly Edwards, VP Talent Development, HBO; Seymour Wishman, President, First Run Features; Rajendra Roy, The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film,MoMA ; Isil Bagdadi, Co-Founder/ President of Distribution,CAVU Pictures; Emily Russo, Co-President,Zeitgeist Films Ltd.; Deborah Matzner, Professor, South Asian Studies,Welleslley College.

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