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bestరొమానియా దేశం రాజధాని బుకారెస్ట్ లో ఈ నెల 23-30 వరకూ అంతర్జాతీయ చలనచిత్రోత్సవం జరుగుతోంది. ప్రముఖ దర్శకుడు వుడి అలెన్ దర్శకత్వంలో ఈ మధ్యనే వచ్చిన వికీ, క్రిస్టీనా, బార్సిలోనా చిత్రం ఈ చలనచిత్రోత్సవం ప్రారంభోత్సవ సినిమా ప్రదర్శింపబడింది.ఫీచర్ ఫిల్మ్, డాక్యుమెంటరీ ఫిల్మ్, షార్ట్ ఫిల్మ్, స్టూడెంట్ షార్ట్ ఫిల్మ్ – అనే నాలుగు విభాగాల్లో ఈ క్రింది చిత్రాలను ఇక్కడ ప్రదర్శిస్తున్నారు.

Feature Films Competition

1. Absurdistan (directed by Veit Helmer, Germany 2008)
2. Chiko (directed by Ozgur Yildirim, Turkey/Germany 2008)
3. The Happiest Girl in the World (directed by Radu Jude, Romania 2009)
4. Eldorado (directed by Bouli Lanners, Belgium 2008)
5. Mister Morimoto (directed by Nicola Sornaga, France 2009) – new version premiere!
6. Shotgun Stories (directed by Jeff Nighols, USA 2008)
7. Wendy & Lucy (directed by Kelly Reichardt, USA 2008)

Documentaries Competition

1. The Day After Peace (directed by Jeremy Gilley, Great Britain 2008)
2. Dobra Pani (directed by Pawel Krzywicki, Poland 2008)
3. Just Leave Daddy Be (directed by Debbie Kleijn, The Netherlands 2008)
4. Beyond Soccer (directed by Halder Gomes, Brazil 2009)
5. Microcosmos Sarajevo (directed by Barbara Turk Niskac, Saso Niskac, Slovenia-Slovakia 2008)
6. New York City Girls (directed by Yseult Digan, France 2008)
7. Salaam Aleykum Copenhagen (directed by Saso Niskac, Denmark- Slovenia- Slovakia 2008)
8. Supermen of Malegaon (directed by Faiza Ahmad Khan, India, 2008)
9. They Came to Play (directed by Alexandru Rotaru, USA 2008)
10. Tiny Joys (directed by Balint Ibolya, Hungary-Romania 2009)

Short Films Competition

1. Megatron (directed by Marian Crisan, Romania 2008)
2. Venetia (directed by Florin Piersic Jr., Romania 2008)
3. Renovare (directed by Paul Negoescu, Romania 2009)
4. The Attack of Robots from Nebula-5 (directed by Ghema Garcia Ibarra, Spain 2008)
5. 18 Seconds (directed by Zacharias and Macgregor, Spain 2007)
6. Ata (directed by Cagla Zencirci & Guillaume Giovanetti, France & Turkey 2008)
7. The Diary (directed by Massimo Amici, Italy 2008)
8. Hawker (directed by Dustin Fenely, Australia, 2008)
9. E finita la commedia (directed by Jean-Julien Collette & Olivier Tollet, Belgium 2007)
10. Immer Sommer (directed by Michael Ruf, Germany 2008)

Student Films

1. Bric-Brac (directed by Gabriel Achim, Romania 2008)
2. The Long Way Home (directed by Anamaria Chioveanu, Romania 2008)
3. Aitilop/ Ecilop (directed by Matei Alexandru Mocanu, Romania 2008)

ఎలాగూ గత కొన్ని నెలలుగా ఇక్కడే (బుకరెస్ట్) లో ఉంటున్నాను కాబట్టి ఈ చిత్రోత్సవంలో కొన్ని సినిమాలు చూసి వాటి గురించి నవతరంగంలో వ్యాసాలు ప్రచురించే ప్రయత్నం చేస్తాను. ఇక్కడ ప్రదర్శిస్తున్న సినిమాల్లో మన దేశం నుంచి కూడా ఒక సినిమా ఉండడం విశేషం. ఈ సినిమా Supermen of Malegaon అనే డాక్యుమెంటరీ చిత్రం.

ఈ సినిమా గురించి మరిన్ని విశేషాలు:

supermen‘Supermen of Malegaon’ follows a small group of people, deep in India’s hinterland, for whom the fantasy associated with film has become the currency with which they buy their sanity, the irrepressible nature of their spirit. Malegaon, tucked away near the heart of India geographically, is fraught with communal tension, under severe economic depression. Yet it houses a tiny film industry. Having begun with tributes, the industry now churns out quirky, low-budget, socially aware, notoriously funny spoofs. Their ambition has grown; they are ready to take on Superman. We follow them on this journey. At times funny, tragic, contemplative. Always warm and engaging.

About the director

Faiza Ahmad Khan graduated from a course in Social Communications Media in 2002. After graduation she worked as a Production Executive in Ad-film company. In 2004, she left to do freelance work, including short films and documentaries. A year later she worked with critically-acclaimed director Manish Jha as a Chief Assistant Director on his feature film, ‘Anwar’. In early 2007 she came across the Supermen of Malegaon and by October, they became the subject of her first full-length documentary film.

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  1. Manjula March 26, 2009 /