The 2016 movie Dhanak was screened in Goa today under the ‘Accessible India, Accessible Films’ section. The Director of the movie, Nagesh Kukunoor walked the red carpet along with several visually-impaired adults and children many of whom were entering a movie theatre for the first time. Under the ‘Accessible Films’ section, the non-dialogue portions of the movie were audio-described to give the audience a feel of the emotions, costumes, background etc. in the movie. This initiative was launched under the Accessible India Campaign (Sugayama Bharat Abhiyan) and done in collaboration with UNESCO and Saksham NGO.
Nagesh Kukunoor is a member of the International Jury at the 47th IFFI and his co-members in the Jury also attended the screening.
The movie is about the journey of a sister and her visually-impaired younger brother with the hope to get help for his operation. Their zest for life through this journey is contagious and irresistible.
The vibrant cast and crew of the Konkani movie ‘K Sera Sera’ walked the red carpet today evening before the screening of their movie. The film is a story of two distinct individuals, one who believes in changing the circumstances with precise and definitive decisions and the other who believes in drifting with the situations around and let the circumstances decide the course of life.
The movie was screened in the India Panorama – Feature Film section of the festival.