14 films selected for competition section in IFFK; 'Churuli' and 'Hasyam' to represent Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram: 14 movies have been selected in the competition section of this year’s International Film Festival of Kerala. The movies have been selected from 10 countries including Brazil, France and Iran.
Lijo Jose Pellissery’s ‘Churuli’ and Jayaraj’s ‘Hasyam’ are the Malayalam films competing in this year’s IFFK.
The competition section also includes other Indian films including Mohit Priyadarshi’s debut film ‘Kosa’, Akshay Indigar’s ‘Chronicle of Space’. Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof’s award winning film ‘There is no evil’ is also part of the competition section.
IFFK will also screen three films of South Korean director Lee Chang-dong this year.
‘Burning’ which won an Academy award nomination for best picture, ‘Oasis’ which won Silver Lion award at the Venice International Festival and ‘Poetry’ are the 3 films that will be screened in the retrospective category.