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Make Your Way To Chennai's First Ever Asian Cine Experience This Weekend

Shalvi posted on 06 October

What's Happening

If you're looking for a killer way to spend your weekend and you're a movie buff, then fellas, grab your popcorn because Chennai's got its very first Asian Cine Experience being conducted at Phoenix Marketcity & Palladium. Promising to make cinema-lovers go 'WOW!', this festival will showcase movies from across Asian countries like India, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Iran. Some of the films presented include Banting by M. Raihan Halim (Singapore, 2014), Barf by Mehdi Rahmani (Iran, 2014), Cape No: 7 by Wette-shen (Taiwan, 2008), Fine Totally Fine by Yosuke Fujita (Japan, 2008), Jackpot by Dustin Nguyen (Vietnam, 2015), Monkey Twins by Nonthakorn Thaweesu (Thailiand, 2016),  Taal by Subash Ghai (India, 1999), Thenali by K.S Ravikumar (India, 2000) and many more.

Apart from these films, there will also be a writing workshop and panel discussion with Anjum Rajabali on Saturday, October 6. Interestingly, there will also be a short film screening which will show shortlisted movies by budding filmmakers. There will be another panel discussion with directors Mehdi Rahmani (Iran), Yosuke Fujita (Japan) and M. Raihan Halim (Singapore) who will discuss the art of filmmaking on October 7.

How's The Venue

The festival will take place at Phoenix Marketcity & Palladium, Chennai, so there's no doubt the venue is impeccable. In fact, Asian Cine Experience is a part of the of the on-going September Fest program - a celebration of Asian culture hosted here.

Make A Note

Also, do not miss out the Red Carpet Premier for Boarding Pass by Mehdi Rahmani (Iran) to get them VIP vibes.

As if all of this wasn't enough already,  there will be other fun activities across both the mall spaces including an exhibition of unseen photographs of veteran actor Rajnikanth; a display of vintage cameras and filmmaking equipment courtesy of L.V. Prasad Film & TV  Academy, Chennai; a film quiz and a flash mob performance by the Loyola Dream Team - one of India’s premier dance teams.

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Phoenix Marketcity

Location Details

142, Velachery Road, Indira Gandhi Nagar, Velachery, Chennai