Following significant feedback from communities and growing concerns over COVID-19, the Parramasala Board has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Parramasala Festival. The safety and wellbeing of our communities is of the highest importance to the board, stakeholders and event managers of Parramasala.
Parramasala, 13-15 March 2020, Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta, FREE
12 – 14 March | 7:30pm
Gather your nearest and dearest, and settle in for free screenings of brilliant world cinema on the lush banks of the Parramatta River foreshore by twilight.
The program offers a strong showcase of the burgeoning South Asian film industry and beyond, with a stellar selection of titles from all across the globe. There’s something for everyone, so take your pick from side-splitting comedies to tear-jerking dramas.
THURSDAY, 12 MARCH | BHEESHMA (2020)
The film revolves around Bheeshma, a man making his living as a meme creator, who wants to remain single forever. But will he be able to?
FRIDAY, 13 MARCH | GULLY BOY (2019)
Gully Boy is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language musical drama film directed by Zoya Akhtar, and written by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti. The film is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar under the banners of Tiger Baby Films and Excel Entertainment productions, with Nas as an executive producer. It stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, and features Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Vijay Raaz in supporting roles. Inspired by the lives of Indian street rappers Divine and Naezy, the film is a coming-of-age story about an aspiring street rapper from the Dharavi slums of Mumbai.
SATURDAY, 14 MARCH | TAHNAJI (2020)
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language biographical period action film starring Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan and Kajol. It is directed by Om Raut and produced by Ajay Devgn, Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar.Set in the 17th century, the story revolves around the life of Tanaji Malusare, depicting his attempts to recapture the Kondhana fortress once it passes on to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who transfers its control to his trusted guard Udaybhan Singh Rathore.