The 16th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles will take place from April 11 – 15 at the Regal L A LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center cinemas in downtown Los Angeles. Village Rockstars directed by Rima Das will be screened on the closing night. The film is about a girl, Dhunu, who has grown up in deprivation. She learns to fend for herself in hostile surroundings while nurturing her dream to own a guitar someday.
Prabhu Deva starrer Tamil thriller ‘Mercury’ directed by Karthik Subbaraj will also its world premiere at IFFLA 2018. The film is about five long-time friends, all of whom are maimed as a result of their town’s mercury poisoning, who come together for their high school reunion. But a moment of mischief and misfortune during the after-party puts them on a one-way road to hell.
In addition to movie screenings, IFFLA will host a Master Class with The Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar. Presented with support from the India Center Foundation, it will take place on Thursday, April 12 at 9:00 pm.