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Imagineindia 2018 Official Presentation

The 17th edition of Imagineindia International Film Festival will come to Madrid’s screens from May 17 to 31, 2018. More than 80 films, 7 venues, 12 international guests make this festival a classic among the film festivals in Spain.

13 films from 11 countries will compete in the Official Section for the “Golden Chakra” in the 17th edition of Imagineindia, which will take place in Madrid from May 17 to 31. Accompanied by parallel sections for documentaries, short films, film schools, humanitarian conflicts (Syria), women or religions. Continue reading Imagineindia 2018 Official Presentation


Imagineindia Programme in September – October – November


B The Travel Brand Xperience (MADRID)                                                             Calle Miguel Ángel 33.  Metro Gregorio Marañón

Monday  2 October                                                                                                             19.30 h

Free and Easy  (Geng Jun)  China Continue reading Imagineindia Programme in September – October – November

Manuel Tallafé (Actor)

Manuel Tallafé (Cadiz, July 5, 1963) is a Spanish actor. A multi-faceted artist, he has also been gagman, singer (won with his first album the prize ImaginaRock), collaborator in television and radio programs. Participant in more than 30 films.

Nerea Garmendia (Actress)

Born in the Guipuzcoan town of Beasain, at age 10, she moved to San Sebastián where she lived until she went to Madrid to study at the Cristina Rota Drama School and Alicia Hermida’s La Barraca.

Nerea began to become famous among the Basque public with the program of ETB2 Vaya Semanita where she was one of the protagonists. The sitcom was presented by Óscar Terol and had such fame that TVE1 decided to launch them statewide with Made In China.

Moh Maya Money (Munish Bhardwaj)

Moh Maya Money (English: In Greed We Trust) is a Hindi Feature film directed by Munish Bhardwaj and starring Ranvir Shorey and Neha Dhupia. The film’s journey began at the NFDC Film Bazaar in 2015 where it was a Film Bazaar Recommends project. The film premiered at the New York Indian Film Festival, and has also played at the London Indian Film Festival, Silk Screen Festival at Pittsburgh and the Chicago South Asian Film Festival where it was selected in competition and as the Centerpiece film. Continue reading Moh Maya Money (Munish Bhardwaj)

SANSARE DADAYAKKARA, a film of Prasanna Jayakody (Srilanka) in Barcelona

SANSARE DADAYAKKARA, Dir. Prasanna Jayakody | Sri Lanka | 2015 |75’
Leopard Do Not Bite (Sinhalese: Dadayakkaraya) is a Sri Lankan drama directed by Prasanna Jayakody, starring  Sanjeewa Upendra, Hemasiri Liyanage, and Christina Britto. It depicts a conflict between a monk and a hunter, giving a ground to a philosophical exploration of death’s place in life. The story was inspired by Simon Navagattegama’s novel Dadayakkaraya’s story. It was screened at 20th Busan International Film Festival 2015. Continue reading SANSARE DADAYAKKARA, a film of Prasanna Jayakody (Srilanka) in Barcelona

Imagineindia 2017 AWARDS

BEST FILM :     Cold of Kalandar (Turkey)                                                                                   Producers :       Iván Angelusz , Nermin Aytekin

BEST DIRECTOR :   Mustafa Kara (Turkey) for Cold of Kalandar


Haydar Sisman (Turkey) for Cold of Kalandar

Ritwick Chakraborty (India) for  The Violin Player

BEST ACTRESS :   Tiina Mälberg (Estonia) for  Mother


Alexander Surkala (Chequia)  for The Noonday Witch

Avik Mukhopadhyay (India)  for The violin Player

BEST MUSIC :     Ben Corrigan (England)  for  The Noonday Witch


Braquage Sérénade (Guillaume de Ginestel) France

The Ravens (Jennifer Perrott)  Australia

SPECIAL MENTION for Shortfilm :

There was a place (Irene Garcés)  Spain

Andhere Mein (Vijaya Singh)  India

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT  :   Adoor Gopalakrishnan  (India)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION  :    Public Service Broadcasting Trust (PSBT)  India

July rain (M.Khutsiev) a prophetic work at Imagineindia Navarra

Fimoteque of Navarra                                                                                                       Paseo Antonio Pérez Goyena  3                                                                               Pamplona                                                                                                                                   Tf :  848 424 795                                                                                                         

Wednesday 21 december                                                                                   20.00 h

Marlen Khutsiev’s “July Rain” has lost none of its radical modernity. Often described as the Soviet version of an Antonioni film, pic follows 28-year-old Lena (Evgeniya Uralova, who bears a vague resemblance to Monica Vitti) through a kind of existential crisis, as she realizes her relationship with perfect boyfriend Volodya (Aleksandr Belyavsky) is empty and their friends are superficial fools. Continue reading July rain (M.Khutsiev) a prophetic work at Imagineindia Navarra

Taandro, a film of Samten Bhutia

TAANDRO (Nepal) 2015

Director:  Samten Bhutia
Music:  Aadha Sur
Producer:  Satish Kumar Gautam
Cast:  Dayahang Rai, Rajan Khatiwada, Buddhi Tamang
Script:  Samten Bhutia, Upendra Subba

Koshish is a member of an underground Maoist group that is battling the Government of Nepal to overthrow the monarchy and establish a republic. He specifically belongs to the cultural wing of the outfit, which consists of troops that go from village to village and spread awareness among the poor, uneducated masses about their rights. It is in effect the propaganda wing of the guerilla outfit. Koshish is leading an unarmed cultural troop on an awareness program in the village of Chailung, in the western district of Lamjung. Continue reading Taandro, a film of Samten Bhutia


Few films have shown early 1960’s Moscow, its young inhabitants, its streets, squares, houses, and apartments in such lively, immediate fashion and created a such clear-sighted portrait of a whole generation’s attitude towards life as Marlen Khutsiev’s MNE DVADTSAT LET (I Am Twenty, 1961-64). Born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1925 and trained at the State Film Academy (WGIK) in Moscow, this director, screenwriter, actor, professor, and outstanding protagonist of the 1950s and 60s Soviet New Wave produced the central work of Soviet Thaw-Era cinema with this film, despite the fact it had to be cut and reworked following an intervention by Khrushchev. Continue reading IMAGINEINDIA AT FILMOTEQUE OF NAVARRA (DECEMBER 2016)