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London based Sri Lankan Tamil film director & writer Suba Sivakumaran premieres her full-length independent fiction film “House of my fathers” (Tamil: Mouna Kaandam, Sinhala: Nomiyana Mathakaya) at the BFI London Film festival, shortly after its world premiere in South Korea at the Busan International Film Festival. After decades of war, one Tamil and one […]

An independent Tamil documentary filmmaker living in Sri Lanka has been invited to the prestigious Cannes international film festival to screen his latest production. Demons in Paradise is the result of ten years of work by Jude Ratnam, who for the first time is seeing the Civil war from the inside. Synopsis Sri Lanka 1983, […]

Here at Thamarai we do our very best to cover all things South African with a Tamil connection. When it comes to films, we have featured period dramas including “White Gold“, a 2010 film about the struggles of indentured Indian labourers, and more recently, “Free State” staring the handsome Andrew Govender, who represented South Africa […]

MURANEE is the beautiful real life story of a young British Tamil couple. The wedding film cum short film directed by Jenson Singaragah will leave you wondering why this was never made into a full length feature film! The 20 minute film has crossed the 1 million view mark on youtube within a few months, […]

After the roaring success of Palme d’Or-winning Dheepan, there appears to be an increasing interest in the cinematic telling of Tamil stories. Stories, however, that are not told by the mainstream South Indian film industry, but stories that are real and gripping. Stories told by the real, everyday Tamilians. Stories that are a true representation […]