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The Opening Film: Asad Kirmani's Viva Medicina
In Competition at the 53rd Festival: Viva Medicina by Asad Kirmani

The Reclusive Director (AP)

Asad Kirmani, making waves at Cannes.
The young American director, Asad Kirmani, has certainly made his presence felt at Cannes this season.  Widely publicized for last week's drunken brawl with Film Notable, Woody Allen, Kirmani continues to draw attention with the opening of his latest work, 'Viva Medicina.'  Join us as we discuss his next project, a feature film for the UTSW Medical School Class of 2002... (continued)