Friday Films @Max Mueller Bhavan
We are Young. We are Strong. (Wir sind jung. Wir sind stark.)
Director: Burhan Qurbani, colour and b/w, 128 min., 2013/2014
Rostock-Lichtenhagen, August 1992: unemployed youths struggle with their boredom and frustrations in a prefabricated housing development. At night, they run riot, fighting with the police and foreigners. The confrontations become so threatening that the authorities decide to evacuate the Romanian Roma from a refugee centre.
Berlin to Kolkata
Lady of the Lake
A film by Haobam Paban Kumar
71 min. / colour /2016/ Meitei with English Subtitles
This was selected to be screened at the Berlinale 2017 in the Forum section of the festival. This film among a few other selected films from India received an overwhelming response from the audience.