Competition Section -Moscow VR Festival

Our film “Glimpses of Kerala” selected for the competition section at EMC VR Film Festival, Moscow.

EMC VR Film Festival is the First Russian Virtual Reality Film & Immersive Technology Festival, which was held from June 17 to June 19 2016 in Moscow, Russia.
Within 3 days of the festival 33 films in 3 major film programs (International Panorama, International Competition, Student VR Lab) were screened on 65 Gear VR’s simultaneously to over 1850 viewers (with free admission) thanks to initiators and major organisers of the festival EMC Russia&CIS as well as support of Samsung Mobile Russia (Samsung S7 Edge devices), Interactive Lab (VR Cinema system) and VRability project (Festival Program).

International Panorama brought huge interesst of the audience as works from Google Spotlight Stories, New York Times VR, ARTE 360, films by Lucy Walker and Gabo Arora, Fountainblue VR films as well as other works had their first premiere in Russia.

Glimpses of Kerala | Kollam |Kalaripayattu

Kalaripayattu, one of the oldest martial art forms of Kerala, has its origin in Yajur Veda and was handed over to disciples directly by masters known as ‘Kalari Gurukkals’. Kollam is known for its long relationship with Thekkan Kalari Mura. (There is another branch of Kalaripayattu viz Vadakkan.) Here in this 360 Degree video, Kollam’s very own theatre genius P Balachandran narrates you more about Kollam and its fond relationship with Kalaripayattu.

Glimpses of Kerala | Thrissur

The land known far and wide for Thrissur Pooram is also the abode of Kalamandalam and tourism destinations like Athirappilly waterfalls. Here in this 360 Degree video, Rima Kallingal will take you to Kalamandalam and Athirappilly Waterfalls. You can also watch a stunning dance performance ‘Shivoham’ by Rima Kallingal and her students at Mamangam School of Dance.This special dance form is inspired by the attributes of Siva. Rima gives all credits to her motherland Thrissur for taking her to the path of dance and dance schools.


Glimpses of Kerala | Kottayam

Set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom and its charming backwaters remain one of the finest tourist attractions in Kottayam. Kumarakom woos every tourist with its matchless beauty and facilities like houseboat and resorts. Tourists flowing from far and wide remain a proof for its fame. Now here is a 360 Degree video bringing you the best of sceneries and highlights of Kumarakom Tourism. So go through this 360 Degree video … and enjoy the beauty and charm of Kumarakom.

Glimpses of Kerala | Kasargod | Sanusha, Sanoop

Kasaragod district is popular for its renowned tourist destinations like Bekal Fort, Bekal Beach, Ananthapura Temple Lake, Madhur Temple, Malikdeenar Mosque, Malom, Chandragiri Fort, and lots more. However the land is popularly called and renowned for its language diversity. People of Kasaragod use seven different languages namely Malayalam, Tulu, Beary Bashe, Kannada, Marathi and Konkani. Here Actor siblings Sanusha and Sanoop Santhosh takes you along the shores of Bekal beach explaining the history of the land. This is our third video  from the series titled Glimpses of Kerala, about 14 districts of Kerala.