Award winning film ‘Island City’ to be released in September

Ruchika Oberoi..The film has been screened at 26 international film festivals.

Ruchika Oberoi..The film has been screened at 26 international film festivals.

A critically acclaimed award-Winning feature film, Island City, will be released on September 2. The film includes Vinay Pathak, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Amruta Subhash and Chandan Roy Sanyal in its cast.

The film, which is directed by Ruchika Oberoi, had its world premiere at the 72nd Venice Film Festival 2015 in the Venice Days section, where it won the FEDEORA (Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean) Award for Best Debut Director.

“Island City has had an incredible festival journey so far but there is no greater joy than having one’s film released at home. This is now becoming a reality due to the efforts of National Film Development Corporation which has nurtured this film every step of the way, from script stage through production and now to release,” Oberoi said in a statement.

“With the support of Drishyam Films, who are on board as distribution partners, we hope to have a substantial theatrical presence and reach out to audiences across several cities,” she added.

The second official poster of Island City was unveiled by the film’s official Twitter account on Wednesday.

Island City was screened at 26 international film festivals and won top awards at five events. The film connects three stories — two black comedies and a tragic-comic tale of love showing an ever-changing city in a time of uneasy transition. – CINEWS

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