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Imagineindia in Barcelona. December – March

IMAGINEINDIA in collaboration with Casa Asia presents a number of 11 films, seven of which come from India, one from Sri Lanka, one from Pakistan and two from Nepal.

This festival is integrated almost in its totality by productions that have participated in big festivals like Busan , Berlin or Cannes, although not form part of what currently is considered commercial circuit, since most are movies more parallel cinema, with a solid narrative structure. This program is part of the programming of Imagineindia 2017 that has been selected by Qazi Abdur Rahim, nominated to the Goya (Spanish film awards)  on two occasions and director of the ImagineIndia International Film Festival, that in 2017 will held its 16th Edition in Madrid. With films from 2014 to 2016, these films are characterized by raising topics that, despite coming from cultures very different between itself, are very present in their present societies. About problems around the identity of gender, family relations and socio-political conflicts or contrasts between the religion and the mandane life.

PROGRAMME :

Tickets:  3.5 euros
For members:  2 euros
Cines Girona :  C/Girona, 175, 08025, Barcelona

Saturday, 4  March 2017                                                                                         19.00h

KALO POTHI, Dir. Min Bahadur Bham | Nepal | 2015 | 90’
We are in the year 2001, a temporary ceasefire brings a much-needed break to a small war-torn village in Northern Nepal, bringing much joy among the residents. Prakash and Kiran, two young close friends, are also starting to feel the change in the air. Though they are divided by caste and social creed, they remain inseparable, and start raising a hen given to Prakash by his sister, with hopes to save money by selling her eggs. However, the hen goes missing. To find it, they embark on a journey, innocently unaware of the tyranny brought by the fragile ceasefire.