The virtual edition of the New York Indian Film Festival has an impressive slate of films in many regional languages. Here’s a list of some wonderful Malayalam films making their debut at the festival from July 24th – August 2nd.
Director: Geetha J
Starring: Garggi Ananthan, Madhu, Ramesh Varma, Meera Nair, Manoj Menon, Tara Kalyan, Nandu, Sathi Premji, Anoop Mohandas
The Q&A for Run Kalayani is moderated by the Member of Parliament Dr. Shashi Tharoor.
The False Eye
Director: Rahul Riji Nair Starring: Vasudev Sajeesh Marar, Suryadev Sajeesh Marar, Ansu Maria Thomas, Vinitha Koshy, Renjit Shekar Nair, Vijay Induchoodan , Sreejith B
Director: Shannon Karuvath
Vijay, a struggling actor, attends movie auditions religiously.
In Thunder Lightning And Rain
Director: Rajesh James
The three women- a footballer, a fisher, and a creator, tells their sagas of woes and weal, resistance, and endurance in the film. These three contemporary Shakespearian witches are etched against the carnivalesque urban space of Fort Kochi. They visit the masculine space of carnival. The camera intently listens to them with an intense zeal to film their identity.
Moothon (The Elder One)
Genre: Adventure,Magical Realism
Language: Malayalam, Hindi
Director: Geethu Mohandas
The search for Akbar brings his younger sibling, Mulla from Lakshadweep island to the decadent underbelly of Mumbai.
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