New Meetup: Come and watch the Indian 2010 Blockbuster Angadi Theru on Nov 21 in Richmond

From: Cinevolution Media Arts S.
Sent on: Sunday, November 14, 2010 10:50 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for New Asia Film Festival Group!

What: Indian 2010 Blockbuster Angadi Theru on Nov 21 in Richmond

When: Sunday, November 21,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Richmond Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC V6Y 1R9

November is Labour Film Month

New Asia Film Festival Co-presenting Indian Blockbuster Angadi Theru in Richmond



Time: 2pm, Sunday, November 21

Vevue: Lecture Hall, Richmond Cultural Centre (7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC)

Cost: Free to the public


Film website: www.angaditheruthefilm.com

Film reviews: www.southdreamz.com/2010/03/angadi-theru-movie-review.html


The Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF) kicks off Labour Film Month in B.C. on November 9, 2010. New Asia Film Festival in Richmond is proud to be a partner this year.


"CLiFF is about sharing the stories of workers and workers' issues, such as social justice and human rights, with a broader audience. Films are also a creative way of helping to spur positive social change." said Lorene Oikawa, CLiFF BC coordinator and BCGEU vice-president.


Angadi Theru (English: Market Street) is a 2010 Indian Tamil-language drama film written and directed by Vasanthabalan of Veyil fame, starring debutant Mahesh and Anjali in the lead roles. The film, the title of which referring to the Ranganathan Street in Chennai where the story plays, also features actress Sneha appearing in a cameo role as herself and music jointly composed by Vijay Antony and G. V. Prakash Kumar.[1] An Ayngaran International production, the film was launched on 11 February 2008 [2] and released on 26 March 2010 to critical acclaim and it was a block buster hit. The movie was the closest competitor for the Indian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film but it lost to Peepli Live.[3]

During November, films will be screened for free in 50 locations across Canada. B.C. screenings will also take place in Burnaby, the Kootenays, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Cowichan, Prince George, Abbotsford, Maple Ridge, Surrey, and Vancouver.


This is the second year of the CLiFF festival. Twenty-two films have been selected from dozens submitted from around the world. Nine are Canadian, four from the U.S., two from Britain, and one each from Australia, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Turkey and the Netherlands. This year CLiFF is also continuing its partnership with Canada's National Film Board, recognizing the NFB's valuable contributions to labour films over the decades.

Check http://labourfilms.ca/bc to find a screening near you.

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