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Tamil Canadian film to make world debut at Shanghai International Film Festival

Toronto, Canada – Vishnu Muralee of Eyecatch Multimedia Inc. is pleased to announce that Canadian filmmaker Lenin M. Sivam’s new feature film, “A Gun & A Ring”, is set to make its world debut at the 16th annual Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) in June.

Nominated for the prestigious Golden Goblet Award, the highest prize awarded at the festival, the film uses brilliantly interwoven montage of characters to explore the harsh realities faced by different generations of Tamil Canadians who try to re-build their lives in an adopted land but are unable to let go of their past framed by violence, death and conflict in Sri Lanka.

“To be picked up by a major film festival such as SIFF is a recognition of our work and vision,”said Mr. Sivam. “Almost everyone who worked on it volunteered their time and resources to share an important story worth telling.”

“A Gun & A Ring” is Sivam’s much-anticipated second feature film following his debut “1999″, which was named as one of the Top 10 Canadian Films at the 2009 Vancouver International Film Festival and an Official Selection at the 2010 Reel World Film Festival.

 Media Contacts

 – Kumaran Nadesan, Press Agent, A Gun & A Ring

   (647) 967-5628

   [email protected]

– Tang Bing, Director of Public Relations, Shanghai International Film Festival

   [email protected]

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