High Light Opening Festival of Red Carpet Event

Date: 15th November 2019

Time: 6:00 pm

Indian Buffet Reception in the foyer at Movies@Dundrum.

Gala Night Dinner

Date: 16th November 2019

Time: 6:00 pm

at Reynolds Hall, The High School, Rathgar, Dublin 6. (BYOB policy)
Tickets €30 From Daphne / hosforddaphne@gmail.com or at the door.

Rainbow Jelly

Date: 16th November 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

(Free Screening)

Language: Bengali with English subtitles

Venue: Cabra Library

Rainbow Jelly is a tender modern fairy tale centred on Ghoton (MahabrataBasu), an orphan kid who drops out from school and moves in with his uncle Gondariya (Kaushik Sen) in an old building in Kolkata. Gondariya treats Ghoton like a slave and constantly bullies him. To escape his grim reality, the child finds solace in his rich fantasy world. One day Ghoton meets Pori Pishi (Sreelekha Mitra) a fairy who prepares magical food that will change his life.

Odd Couple

Date: 16th November 2019

Time: 3:00 pm

(Free Screening)

Language: Hindi with English subtitles

Venue: Dublin City University

Odd Couple is a smart comedy centered on two couples living in the same building but very different in terms of age and personality. In the film, forty-something Yogesh (Vijay Raaz) gets together with 39-year-old Nivedita (Suchitra Krishmoorthi) who lives in flat 404 of the building; while Piyush (Divyendu Sharma) and Navi (Pranati Raj Prakash) both in their twenties, are living together in flat 304.

Confusion ensues when they decide to get married at the same time, the registry office mixes up their documents and Yogesh ends up married to Navi and Piyush to Nivedita. In order to get married to their original partners, they now need to divorce, but according to the law they must stay married at least for one year.

My Unblood Brother (Short)

Date: 16th November 2019

Time: 2:20 pm

(Free Screening)

Language: English with English subtitles

Venue: TU / DIT Technological University Dublin

My Unblood Brother is a story of loss, longing, and unexpected redemption and is a provocative tale of the human condition. Between things said and unsaid, and thought but never expressed, life often passes people by.

This film explores the dichotomy of a brotherhood between two souls who share a deep connect that they never really express to each other, but when circumstances force them to part ways in the most unexpected of events, one of them guilt ridden is left questioning his own perspective in life and seeks answers, closure, and meaning, in loss.

Midnight Error

Date: 16th November 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

(Free Screening)

Language: Hindi with English subtitles

Venue: TU / DIT Technological University Dublin

Midnight Error is a gripping short film which tells the story of Indresh, whose car suddenly stops working when he is driving through the woods in a remote area. As he looks for a place to spend the night, he ends up in an isolated motel owned by Lily and her wheelchair-bound husband Omkar. His hosts seem very hospitable, but a sinister turn of events causes Indresh to fear for his safety.

Manthan (Tribute to Girish Karnad)

Date: 16th November 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

Tickets: € 10

Language: Hindi with English subtitles

Venue: Movies @ Dundrum

Manthan is a compelling drama based on real events centred on the co-operative revolution that happened in the Indian state of Gujarat during the 1970s. It was co-produced by 500,000 farmers who paid 2 Rupees each towards the making of the film.

Set among a community of small-scale milk producers, the film portrays the efforts of veterinary surgeon Dr Rao (Girish Karnad) to set up a co-operative owned by villagers in order to improve their condition by making them self-sufficient. The film won several national awards and it was India’s official entry to the 1976 Academy Awards.

Neerali

Date: 17th November 2019

Time: 6:00 pm

Tickets: € 15

Language: Malayalam with English subtitles

Venue: Movies @ Dundrum

Closing Reception in the Foyer of Movies@Dundrum.

Advance Booking recommended at Movies@Dundrum.

Tickets also available at the box office.

Neerali is a gripping survival thriller featuring Malayalam cinema icon Mohanlal and Parvatii Nair, a rising star of the South Indian film industry. The film is centred on the plight of gemmologist Sunny (George Mohanlal) and driver Veerappan (Suraj Venjarammoodu) who are trapped in a truck hanging off a cliff in the middle of a jungle. Their ordeal is shown in parallel to their personal stories, with particular focus on Sunny’s expectant wife Molly (Nadia Moidu) and his obsessive colleague Naina (Parvatii Nair).

The film was very successful and was praised for the compelling performances of the protagonists and the carefully choreographed action sequences.

Baba Farid

Date: 19th November 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

(Free Screening)

Language: Punjabi, Urdi, Persian with English subtitles

Venue: Rathmines Public Library

Baba Farid – Meera Dewan’s documentary celebrates the poetry and philosophy of the 12 th century mystic poet Baba Farid, revered by Sufis and Sikhs alike. Highlighting the contemporary feel of Baba Farid’s verses, which cut across class caste and religion, the film is a cinematic journey through his life and work. A compelling character in the film is Inderjit Singh Khalsa, the 94-year-old lawyer who runs the Baba Farid Society and preserves the saint’s literature and works.

Ram Aur Shyam (1967)

Date: 20th November 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

(Free Screening)

Language: Hindi with English subtitles

Venue: Rathmines Public Library

Ram Aur Shyam is and enjoyable classic of Hindi cinema which features legendary actor Dilip Kumar who became famous for playing in dramas in a dual comedic role. Here he is both Ram, the shy and gentle son of a millionaire, and Shyam, a confident and strong villager. In the film, Ram flees his family home to escape his bullying brother-in-law Gajendra (Pran), only to be mistaken for the boisterous Shyam, who in the meantime confronts Gajendra changing the balance of power in the family. Ram Aur Shyam is a delightful comedy of errors with catchy songs, stunning settings and beautiful cinematography in a pure Bollywood style.