Riyad Wadia Award for Best Emerging Indian Filmmaker

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Riyad Wadia Award for Best Emerging Indian Filmmaker

6 Indian narrative and documentary short films compete for the KASHISH 2019 Riyad Wadia Award for Best Emerging Indian Filmmaker with cash award of Rs.20,000 sponsored by Wadia Movietone and also a free 2-day HD shooting kit sponsored by Accord Equips.

ladli

LADLI (English Title: Adorable Girl)

39 min / 2018 / India / Hindi
Dir: Sudipta Kundu

Ladli’s life has become a quest for a semblance of meaning in the world. Her tender hopes for social acceptance have been met with harshness and unkind words. She yearns for a companion who can accept her soul along with her body. Many ups and downs have taught her that love, though, does not come without judgments and conditions. When it does come, however, she finds it hard to accept.
Sun June 16th 10.45am | Liberty Carnival Cinemas

I'm-Not

I’M NOT THERE

13 min / 2018 / India / English
Dir: Ajita Banerjie

The documentary explores the relationship between migration and one’s gender and views migration as a journey that allows one to leave behind a self that they don’t identify with, and move to a new space, seeking a new identity.
Thu June 13th 12.45pm | Liberty Carnival Cinemas

blue

A LITTLE MORE BLUE

4 min / 2019 / India / English
Dir: Sugandha Bansal

A Little More Blue is the story of a girl, trapped inside the body of a boy. Since childhood she knew she was a girl and that someday she will have to break off her shackles and tell the truth to everyone. But until that day; she struggled between having the body of a boy and soul of a girl.
Sun June 16th 1.00pm | Liberty Carnival Cinemas

gap

PLEASE MIND THE GAP

20 min / 2018 / India / Hindi, English
Dirs: Mitali Trivedi, Gagandeep Singh

On a Delhi metro ride Anshuman, a transman talks about his life and aspirations. As the stations pass, we begin to look at the metro space from his perspective. His is the story of reclaiming public space and one’s own self.
Fri June 14th 11.45am | Metro INOX

rangeen

RANGEEN

10 min / 2018 / India / English
Dir: Shaikh Ayaz

A real-life cross religion love story based in Mumbai underlining that true love is beyond any boundaries of class, culture or creed.
Thu June 13th 12.45pm | Liberty Carnival Cinemas

shaadi

SHAADI KE KAPDE

11 min / 2019 / India / English, Hindi
Dir: Sonal Giani

A wedding in the family puts Sunny in a spot. A family member insists that they have to wear gender conforming clothes on the occasion.
Sun June 16th 1.00pm | Liberty Carnival Cinemas

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