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Exploring Goa in films

15th May 2019, 03:51 Hrs

#TG Life  

Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts announced a 4-day film festival ‘Goa in film @Sunaparanta from May 22 to 26. The focus of the festival is on documentaries and features made by Goan filmmakers on Goan themes and nine selected films will be screened over these four days at Sunaparanta amphitheatre.  

“Goa has myriad stories to tell across its winding lanes and vast landscapes. Goan filmmakers have, in recent years, found voice to tell these stories, each in their own unique style. This film festival is a start – towards showcasing films that have the stamp of Goa. We hope this will start a movement towards building an audience as well as inspire filmmakers’, says Nalini Elvino De Sousa, the organiser.   

The screening schedule will be as follows:  

Wednesday, May 22  

Film: A Cold Summer Night (2018)  Directed by: Yash Sawant  

Duration: 21 mins  

Film: Scars (2017)  

Written & directed by: Ronak Kamat  

Duration: 17 mins  

Friday, May 24  

Film: Remembering Kurdi (2016)  Director & Cinematographer: Saumyananda Sahi  

Duration: 64 mins  

Film: Saxtticho Koddo (2017)  

Director & cinematography: Vince Costa  

Duration: 38 mins  

Saturday, May 25  

Film: Caazu (2015)  

Directed by: Ronak Kamat  

Run-Time: 8 mins  

Film: Juze (2017)  

Written, Produced & directed by: Miransha Naik  

Duration: 94 mins  

Sunday, May 26  

Film: Amchem Cantar Hanv Gaitam (2015)  

Directed by: Ruth Lobo  

Duration: 50 mins  

Film: Dances of Goa (2013)  

Directed by: Nalini Elvino de Sousa  

Run-Time: 20 mins  


Film: Shifting Sands (2013)  

Produced & directed by: Sonio Filinto  

Duration: 28 mins  

The screenings will begin from 6.35 pm onwards at Sunaparanta Amphitheatre wherein film presentation by directors and post screening discussions moderated by Frederick Noronha, journalist. Entry free and the festival is open to all. 

For any queries, contact Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts, 63/C-8, Near Army House, Altinho, Panaji, or call on +919370675100 or send an email to

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