Kala azar by visual artist Janis Rafa has been selected for the main competition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, which will be held between January 22 and February 2, 2020. Along with nine other films the film will compete in the Tiger Competition for the Tiger Award. The date of the world premiere will be announced soon.
Janis Rafa’s feature film debut is about a young couple taking care of dead animals as an act to give meaning to their life.
Kala azar was selected for De Verbeelding (“Imagination”) 2016, a collaboration between The Netherlands Film Fund and the Mondriaan Fund. The film is produced by SNG Film in co-production with Athens-based production company Heretic.