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Vanaja (Classic Corner)
7 pm, Wednesday, August 26
Year: 2006
Language: Telegu
Running Time: 111 Minutes
Director: Rajnesh Dolmappalli
Cast: Mamatha Bhuky, Urmila Dammannagari, Ramachandriah Marikanti
Film Festivals & Awards: Best First Feature Berlin Intl. Film Festival 2007, Best Narrative Feature IAAC Film Festival, New York, 2006, Special Mention Hamptons Intl. Film Festival 2006 Prix CIFEJ Cairo Intl. Film Festival for Children2007, Gollapudi Srinivas Mem. Award Chennai, India 2007
Synopsis: Set in rural South India, a place where social barriers are built stronger than fort walls, VANAJA explores the chasm that divides classes as a young girl comes of age.