11/20/2020 05:00 pm – Caligari FilmBühne
India/Netherlands 2020 78 min Tamil original version with English subtitles
by Arun Karthick
Script: Arun Karthick, DoP: Saumyananda Sahi, Editor: Arghya Basu, Production: Stray Factory, Rinkel Film B.V., Producer: Mathivanan Rajendran, Cast: Koumarane Valavane, Sudha Ranganathan, Yasmin Rahman, Sabari
Arun Karthick, born 1992, is an independent filmmaker based in Coimbatore/Tamil Nadu. Self-taught, he began producing and directing short films from the age of 17. He finished his debut feature SIVAPURANAM (THE STRANGE CASE OF SHIVA) with a “Gap Financing Award” at Film Bazaar 2014 and the film premiered at 2016 Rotterdam International Film Festival in the “Bright Future” section. NASIR is his second feature, supported by the Hubert Bals Fund for script development and the NFF+HBF co-production fund.
Awards: Netpac Award (Rotterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands 2020), Grand Prix for Best Feature Film (Andrey Tarkovsky International Film Festival “Zerkalo”, Ivanovo/Russia 2020)