Ere Gowda’s Balekempa goes to New York Indian Film Fest
The director’s debut film has been nominated in the Best Film and Best Director categories
Ere Gowda is on cloud nine, for his directorial debut Balekempa has been nominated at the New York Indian Film Festival 2018. His film has been nominated under the Best Film and Best Director categories.
Gowda, who was also the screenplay writer of Thithi, is all excited about the international recognition for his first film as director. As he gets ready to head to New York on May 7, Ere Gowda speaks with CE.
“Balekempa has been doing the festival rounds and was awarded at the NFDC Film Bazaar. It winning the FIPRESCI award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018, which helped me get noticed at an international level,” says Eregowda, who will be screening his film at New York Indian Film Festival on May 9 . The results are to be announced on May 12.
Balekempa, as otherwise known as Bangle Seller, is about the relationship between a bangle seller and his wife. The film is produced by Vikvek Gomber of Zoo Entertainment and features Jnanesh, Bhagya Shree, Chandrashekar CS, and Nagaraju DP. Balekampa has music by Bendict Taylar and Naren Chandavarkar with cinematography by Saumyananda Sahi.