Live interactions with participating filmmakers and actors, are an integral part of the film festival experience. Unfortunately COVID prevented the travel of many this year. As an alternative lively conversations , discussions and talks were conducted with filmmakers across the globe virtually . Audiences will get a chance to watch a Conversation with Lifetime Achievement Award winner Jean-Luc Godard, the Aravindan Memorial Lecture by Mira Nair, and engaging sessions with renowned directors such as Amos Gitai, Uberto Pasolini, Jasmila Zbanic, and Ahmad Bahrami.
Renowned filmmakers from across the country Girish Kasaravalli, Jayaraj, Lijo Jose Pellissery, Pa Ranjith,, Pushpendra Singh, have all shared their views, and talked about their films. Younger voices of Sanal Kumar Sasidhran, Mahesh Narayanan, Akshay Indikar, Mohit Priyadarshi, Arun Karthick, Sajin Baabu, Don Palathara, Kavya Prakash, Thamizh are all talking about their work and films. Actors Manju Warrier and Fahadh Faasil have spoken about their challenges.
The conversations will be available on the official IFFK YouTube channel from March 2nd onwards. Film Companion South a digital media partner is sharing our content on their platform as well. FC Front Row – a collective of film and entertainment enthusiasts, is their new initiative which will give IFFK subscribers and followers a three month free subscription. Tune in and enjoy the virtual experience of the IFFK!