Malaka's ‘Transparence’ in Tel Aviv

Young short-filmmaker Malaka Dewapriya's film "Transparence" was screened at the 11th Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Israel.

Malaka's experimental film "Transparence" carrying the theme of gender equality represented Sri Lanka at the competitive section of the International Tel Aviv student film festival held from June 2 - 11.

Earlier Malaka's film was selected to be screened at the 'Short Short Film Festival' in Tokyo 2004 and Cinestud student film festival in Netherlands 2005.

Scripted by Malaka the attempts to examine the predestined conflict between such 'constructed' meaning and the practical world when a man and woman live. In such a relationship individual aspirations begin to stand out, and 'meaning' is lost inducing both partners into struggle for domination

"Transparence" played by Anuruddhika Padukkage and Aruna Priyantha is edited by Harsha Dissanayaka. Nuvan Withanage directed the musical score while Senarath Disanayake handled the make up.

The Tel Aviv Student Film Festival is acknowledged as one of the largest and most respected student film festivals in the world. The most important part of the event is the participation of students, professionals and academics from all over the world. This gathering gives an opportunity for young artistes to gain practical experience, share ideas and enjoy the meeting of minds with other aspiring filmmakers from all over the world.

The weeklong Festival is packed full with a variety of professional activities, such as special screenings, workshops, master classes and unique retrospectives as well as social activities such as ceremonies, parties, trips in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Every other June a unique cinematic event takes place in Tel-Aviv: The International Student Film Festival. It is a week of youthful and daring cinema, fascinating events, workshops, conferences and exhibitions.

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