13th Chennai International Film Festival from Jan-6th to Jan-13th – 2016

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13th Chennai International Film Festival from Jan-6th to Jan-13th – 201

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF 13th CIFF

Dates – 06th to 13th January 2016

MAIN VENUE – WOODLANDS THEATRE COMPLEX

Other Venues- Inox (2 screens), Casino, Russian Centre of Science and Culture

and RKV Studios, Vadapalani.

Competition for Tamil films – 12 films

Indian Panorama – 11 films

Celebration of 120 years of Buster Keaton – 6 films

Tribute to Iyakkunar Sigaram K.Balachander and Aachi Manorama – 8 films

Country Focus

 China – 4 films

 Venezuela – 6 films

 Rainer Werner Fassbinder – Germany – 7 films

 Nils Malmoros – Denmark – 6 films

World Cinema – 123 films

The Inaugural film is “Victoria” (Germany) directed by Sebastian Schipper. It was an

entry in Berlinale Competition including Best Cinematography Award.

We are proud to present the undernoted award won & acclaimed films:-

 Winner of Golden Berlin Bear “Taxi” (Iran) by Jafar Panahi

 Winner of Silver Berlin Bear “Aferim” (Romania)

 Winner of Crystal Bear – “Flocking” (Swedan)

 Winner of Un Certain Regard Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival – The High

 Winner of Art Cinema Award- Directors’ Fortnight section- 2015 Cannes

 Winner of Prize of the Ecumenical Jury- Cannes Film Festival 2015 – My

Sun (Croatia)

Film Festival and Winner of Golden Peacock Award at IFFI, Goa –“Embrace

of the Serpent” (Colambia)

Mother (Italy)

 Winner of Un Certain Regard – Directing Prize-Cannes Film Festival 2015 –

 Winner of Un Certain Regard section Cannes Film Festival 2015 – RAMS

 Winner of Best Screenplay-Cannes Film Festival 2015 – Chronic (Mexico)

Many award won films from other Indian languages like Masaan, Court,

Priyamanasam will be screened in 13th CIFF.

Journey to the Shore (Japan)

(Iceland)

Films Recommended for Oscar to be screened at 13th CIFF

 Official entry from India for the 88th Academy Awards – “Court”

 Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “Jalal’s Story”

 Estonian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “1944”

 Philippine entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “Heneral Luna”

 Romanian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “Aferim”

 German entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “Two Lives”

 Croatian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “The High Sun”

 Montenegrin entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “You Carry Me”

 Colombian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

–Awards – “Embrace of the Serpent”

 Ethiopian entry – Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards

–“Lamb”

 Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “Good night mommy”

 Lithuanian entry – Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards –

“The Summer of Sangaile”

 Serbia’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “Enclave”

 Thai entry- Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards – “How

to win at Checkers (Every Time)”

 The Netherlands entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th

Academy Awards – “The Paradise Suite”

 Icelandic entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy

Awards – “RAMS”

 Serbian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards

– “See You in Montevideo”

 Official entry from Finland for the 87th Academy Awards – “The Fencer”

 Official entry from Albania for the 88th Academy Awards – “Three Windows

& a Hanging”

 Official entry from Pakistan for the 88th Academy Awards – “Moor”

Other Salient Features

 Presentation of films made by the students of M.G.R. Government Film &

Television Institute, Taramani, Chennai.

 Interactive sessions with visiting Film Directors/Producers daily at the Main

Venue – Woodlands Theatre in the afternoon.

 Red Carpet Screenings at Inox Theatre from 07th January to 12th January 2016.

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