Palme d'Or winner 'Parasite' to be screened at IFFK
Thiruvananthapuram: ‘Parasite’, the movie which won the prestigious Palme d'Or award at the Cannes International Film Festival will be screened at IFFK.
The movie will be screened in the World Cinema category of the festival. The comic thriller directed by Bong Joon-ho discusses about the increasing economic inequality in the society.
The plot of the movie revolves around a member from the poverty stricken Kim family getting to work for a rich family and the events that unfold later.
The movies of Swedish Director Roy Anderson and French director Tony Gatlif will be screened under the Contemporary Masters category. Roy Anderson’s ‘Songs from the Second Floor’, ‘You, the Living’ and ‘A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence’, which are part of his ‘Living Trilogy’, and ‘About Endlessness’ will be screened at the festival. In a career spanning six decades, Roy Anderson has made only 6 movies.
Tony Gatlif’s ‘Indignados’, ‘Geronima’and ‘Djam’ will also be part of the festival. Tony Gatlif is a French director of Romani ethnicity.
Delegate passes to be issued from December 4
The distribution of passes for IFFK will begin from December 4. It will be available at Tagore theatre from 11.00 am. The passes can be availed by registered delegates after showing their respective photo id cards. 10 counters have been opened for the distribution of passes and special arrangements have been made for senior and differently abled citizens.