Tuesday, August 22, 7:00 PM | HOYTS Melbourne Central
This year the festival closes to two special screenings, the Victorian premiere for Onir’s Shab and Mahadeb Shi’s documentary Tramjatra.
Director Onir will present the film Shab along with his cast - Raveena Tandon, Ashish Bisht and Raj Suri
Hindi / English / Bengali
||Raveena Tandon, Arpita Chatterjee, Ashish Bisht, Raj Suri, Gaurav Nanda, Simon Frenay, Areesz Ganddi
Shab is an intensely human exploration of connection and romance, centring on a few characters coexisting in the melting pot of dream seekers in New Delhi. Honesty and love battle against the powers of lust and aspiration as the characters unfold and interact.
English / Bengali
Tramjatra is the story of a long friendship, celebrating the community and environmental benefits of Melbourne and Kolkata’s extensive tramways system. Pioneered by retired Melbournian tramway ticket seller, Roberto D’Andrea, among enthusiastic Kolkatan artists, activist and tramway workers, this documentary celebrates 20 years of friendly gatherings in Kolkata, in protest against changes proposed to the rare tram networks.