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.