‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ to be screened at Sydney film festival

Pan Nalin’s film ‘Angry Indian Goddesses‘ is all set to be screened at the 63rd Sydney Film Festival this year along with over 25 films .

The selection of the Indian film, released last year starring Sandhya Mridul, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Sarah Jane Dias, Anushka Manchanda, Pavleen Gujral, Amrit Maghera, Rajshri Deshpande, Arjun Mathur and Adil Hussain, was announced recently on the festival website.

The film has already made its mark at 2015 Toronto International Film festival where it came second in the voting for People’s Choice Award.

The Sydney Film Festival will run from June 8 to June 19 this year, screening a mix of highly acclaimed comedies, dramas and documentaries.

The festival would also include the world premiere of Ivan Sen’s Goldstone at the Opening Night Gala apart from a Martin Scorsese Retrospective.

“These are films that can change your mind, change your mood and change the way you look at the world. From big stars and big ideas to small but perfectly formed stories of truth and imagination, there’s something for all kinds of film lovers here,” Festival Director Nashen Moodley said.

Other films selected include this year’s world documentary Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner at Sundance film festival ‘Sonita’, Legendary British director Terence Davies’s ‘Sunset Song’, Tibetian movie ‘Tharlo’ and Multi award winning Film ‘Mr Gaga’.

Inputs from PTI