Chennai International Film Festival 2013 unveils complete lineup

Still from Kanyaka Talkies

The Chennai International Film Festival 2013, to be held from December 12-19, has announced the complete lineup of films.

The festival will host Country Focus on Iran and Taiwan along with a section on contemporary films from Turkey.

The Indian Panorama section will have a mix of regional-language films like Ajanata Batas by Anjan Das (Bengali), Tapaal by Laxman Utekar (Marathi), Baga Beach by Laxmikant Shetgaonkar (Konkani), Ko:Yad by Manju Borah (Assamese), Ship of Theseus by Anand Gandhi (English-Hindi), Kanyaka Talkies by K R Manoj (Malayalam) and Lucia by Pawan Kumar (Kannada).

The festival will host retrospectives of three eminent filmmakers: French director Claire Denis (S’en Fout La Mort, Beau Travail, Trouble Every Day, L’intrus and 35 Rhums); Hungarian director István Szabó (The Door, Sweet Emma, Dear Bobe and Budapest Tales); Serbian filmmaker Goran Paskaljevic (Beach Guard in Wintertime, Special Treatment, How Harry Became a Tree,

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