River To River 2013
On the occasion of the 13th edition the chief guest has been the great actress and activist Shabana Azmi, to chom the Festival has devotedan homage with the screening of three films. Among the feature film directors, Abhishek Kapoor (Kai Po Che screened at the 2013 Berlinale) and Unni Vijayan (Lessons in Forgetting, by the Anita Nair novel). Among the actors,one of the new stars of Indian cinema Vijay Varma (Monsoon Shootout, screened at the 2013 Cannes). Furthermore, also in Florence the documentary filmmaker Susheel Kurien (Finding Carlton, uncovering the story of jazz), Piyush Pande (A man who planted the jungle), Fabian Oswald (Dancing Colours), Istling Mirche (Horn Please) , and the producers Ambika Vijan and Bhavna Kapoor (The coffin maker). To represent the documentary Fearless: the Hunterwali Story, Roy Wadia, brother of the director Riyad Fabrizia Baldissera, Maria Gloria Roselli, Laura Antonini and Antonio Cristaudo have taken part to the morning talks around India.