IndoGerman Films in talk with the filmmakers of NASIR
On Occasion of “We are One – A Global Filmfestival” we will have a #LiveTalk with #director @ArunKarthick, #Producer @Mathivanan and #Co-Producer @SamirSarkar representing their film #Nasir as one of the two entries from India and MAMI-Festival for the global festival on #YouTube.
The film will run on Saturday, 6th of June at 15:30h Berlin Time/ 7pm Indian Standard Time on YouTube.com/WeAreOne.
Arun Karthick’s Tiger Competition-selected feature “Nasir” premiered at the 2020 International Film Festival Rotterdam. The self-taught Tamil filmmaker had competed in IFFR before; he debuted his first feature “The Strange Case of Shiva” in IFFR 2015. This year, “Nasir” won the NETPAC Award for Best Asian film premiering at the festival.
We will talk with director Arun Karthick, Producer Mathivanan and Co-Producer Samir Sarkar about their film “Nasir”, the difficulty of marketing the film in absences of festivals due to Covid 19 pandemic, filmmaking in times of Covid -19 and future plans.
Synopsis of NASIR: An ordinary day unfolds for a warmhearted street salesman in southern India, as he tries to make a loving home for his family while warding off the anti-Muslim sentiment of his neighbors.