virtual IMFF 2020 Line-up
A lonely, married woman bonds with a younger man over their shared love of unusual foods. As their excursions become more adventurous, their relationship begins to take a dark turn. Aamis is an Assamese love/horror story that centers desire, food and the social taboos.
Two sisters, Sudha and Radha, 86 and 93, have a near-magical existence in their village home in Uttar Pradesh, North India, along with their entourage of domestic help. This charming documentary by Tanuja Chandra delves into aging, death and life itself.
Escaping from child marriage, a young club dancer living in the streets of Bombay, must choose between fending for her family and finding love with a boy orphaned by the militancy. Painted frame by frame and woven delicately through music, a red rose brings together three tales of impossible loves. Based on true events, the film is a hand-painted, exquisitely told homage to Mumbai.
This will be a filmmaker's journey with Uma, a certified scuba diver, exploring the underwater world & the threat to coral reefs of Gulf of Mannar, India. Born in a traditional family in Tamil Nadu 53 years old Uma, a homemaker, has been trying to bring attention to this alarming environmental issue through her paintings. It is, in fact, these corals that inspired Uma to learn how to swim, dive & paint in her 50s.
Anjani, a young migrant, battkes hordes of monkeys as a contractual Monkey Repeller - a newly created government job to tackle the monkey menace in the heart of Delhi. The film is a hybrid of reality and fiction, incorporating real characters alongside trained actors, and verite footage with crafted mis – en – scene.
‘Tale of Rising Rani’ an inspiring story of a young girl named Rani who broke all the societal norms and paved the way for her loved ones.
In the late 1980s, a young man who daydreams of action-packed Bollywood heroics finds himself in an orphanage as the Soviets maintain control and the Mujahideen fight to take their land back.
Having found someone she likes, Maya is ready to commit to marriage under one non-negotiable condition: that her mother joins the household.
12-year-old Karan returns home to finds his shower has run dry. As Karan turns the shower tap full to either side, he discovers that with each full turn, time turns back. Karan is at first confused, but then decides to use the glitch in time to diffuse a domestic quarrel between his parents over a lost diamond ring.
Bouma is the story of a middle-aged couple in the 1960s, living their mundane lives in Kolkata. The husband drinks and smokes and does everything expected of a man, but wants his wife to be extremely pious and subservient.