K P Kumaran is a bold filmmaker who did not hesitate to make experiments with the art of cinema. This became evident from the very start when he co-authored the script of Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s path-breaking film ‘Swayamvaram’. K P Kumaran who stands at the forefront of the parallel cinema movement is most noted for his women-oriented films. The films which center on social issues that impact the lives of women, reflects a deep commitment to the empowerment of women in Kerala.
22nd IFFK will screen four films of K P Kumaran who is included in this years’ retrospective package.