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Kala azar | Janis Rafa

Kala azar is an obvious, stultifying, and facile lecture masquerading as art cinema.  Kala-azar is the Indian name for Black Fever, a potentially fatal parasitic disease, and according to the official synopsis for the new Greco-Dutch co-production Kala azar, the feature debut of writer-director Janis…

December 17, 2020
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