Indiaree July Short Film Festival - by Contemporary Bengali Film Makers The stage at Indiaree was inaugurated on 15th July, 2015 with a film festival by Bengali film makers. It screened those films that chiefly come under the category of low budget and independent films. It was a fifteen days festival screening films of experienced directors as well as debut films of the makers. The themes and genres varied from overtly political to aesthetic criticism, narrative fictions and magic real.
The films screened are as follows:
Veil (Dir.: Sreemoyee Bhattacharya), Biswas Naao korte paren (Dir.: Pradipta Bhattacharyya), Ripubasona (Dir.: Rajarshi Chattopadhyay), ? (Dir.: Abhinab Dasgupta & Avik Sankar Maitra), 10+7 (Dir.: Arijit Sarkar), Basontogatha (Dir.: Arupratan Ghosh), And I was one of them (Dir.: Soumyajit Ghosh), Smriti Mrito Janopad (Dir.: Anamitra Roy), Point of View (Dir.: Debanjan Das), Jean-Luc Godard Had No Script (Dir.: Anamitra Roy), Abhijan (Dir.: Joydeep Dam), Fever (Dir.:Yudhajit Basu), Kos (Dir.: Akash Sharma), Priyo Morphine (Dir.: Atanu Singha), Refugee (Dir.: Palash Dey).
Indiaree August Documentary Festival - Independence and Beyond On the verge of the 68th year of Indian Independence Indiaree had presented a documentary festival to do more than celebration. This festival tried to bring out the real face of independence for those Indians who are victims of discrimination at every stage of their daily existence. We are ashamed of the hegemonic processes that play intricately and try to shun the basic rights of innumerable people who are marginalized in our so called democratic nation. This festival screened documentaries by makers from the different parts of the country sharing their perceptions of many untold truths.
The films screened are as follows:
'Samvidhan' by G.Biju Mohan, 'The RED DATA BOOK - an appendix' by Sreemith.N, Pradeep K.P., 'Unity Yet Diversity' by Ijas Muhammed, 'Living to Tell...' by Sudarshana Chakraborty, 'The Unholy War' by Gopal Menon.
Indiaree September Short Film Festival - by Contemporary Malayalam Film Makers On its third stage program, Indiaree had presented a festival consisting of award winning Malayalam short films by contemporary makers. Those fictions on celluloid covered a wide range of mood, treatment and genres.
The films screened were:
Inverse (Directed by Vineeth Chakyar, it was the Winner of Don Bosco International Short Film Fest 2014, Best Child Artist Award, Rewind Short Film Fest 2014, Second Best Short Film, Cinemascope Best Short Film 2014), Burn My Body (Directed by Aaryan Krishna Menon), Oru Kutty Chodyam (Directed by Ganesh Raj, it was the Winner of Best Director Award at Aashrayam International Film Festival, Winner of Best Director at Kino Short Film Festival), The Yellow Pen (Directed by Jude Anthany Joseph), Debt (State Award Winning Short Film by LAL JR), Murugan (Directed by Shanoob Karuvath), Echo (Directed by Suraj Nair, it received the Second Best Film award at the first ever Padmarajan Short Film Festival 2014 organised by the Govt. of Kerala, and Best Actor Award at first ever Padmarajan Short Film Festival 2014), A Friday (Directed by MC Jithin), Wrong Road (Directed by Muhashin Nalakath) and Eeran (Directed By K Shanavas).