Summer Park short Film(China) Director: Michael Benko After the death of her parents, 17-year-old Summer takes to stealing as an outlet for her harsh life. She finds solace in the company of Park, a good-hearted teenager who obsessively records conversations on a tape-recorder, and the pair go on a wild adventure through the outskirts of […]
Remarkable Journey Movie(English/America) Through lively first-person stories, Remarkable Journey explores the ‘pioneer’ generation of Indian immigrants to North Carolina, as the world’s oldest and largest democracies met here in the midst of the Civil Rights movement and beyond. These energetic newcomers helped fuel the expansion of opportunities in science and business in our region, as […]
Amarta short Film (Indonesia) Director: Bambang Kuntara Murti A city where its people are forced to buy water and work for a Boss who controls the springs. Water Goddess who is believed to be the guardian of the springs gives no answer to the problem. In the midst of misery and despair, a girl appears […]
Teheran Meantime short Film (Iran) Director: Mohammad Hossein Jafari Moghaddam Fard This non-narrative silent short is a piece of visual poetry. With imaginative cinematography, it contemplates the despair and alienation of modern urban life with beauty and poignancy.
Sameer Movie (India) Genre: Suspense, Political Drama Tone: Realistic, Experimental Language: Hindi (Additionally Gujarati, English) After a young and innocent Muslim engineering student is taken into custody by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), he is forced to help the ATS in their mission to find his own roommate Yasin, the mastermind behind Hyderabad and Bengaluru blasts, […]
Soul on a String Movie (China/Tibetan) Depicts a trip through Tibetan folk and magical traditions recounting the tale of a Tibetan brought back from death by a Buddhist Lama who embarks upon a journey to carry a magical stone to a sacred land.
Holy (UN)Holy River Movie (India/English) Holy (un)Holy River follows the world’s most revered and reviled rivers, the Ganges River of India. The film’s directors, Pete McBride and Jake Norton, followed the river source-to-sea documenting its intense beauty, its spiritual reverence and its struggle to survive, over a period of three years. From its pristine headwaters […]
White Sun Movie (Nepal/Nepalese) A former Maoist rebel struggles to reintegrate with his unwelcoming community and move beyond a painful past. It shows how the scars of decade-long civil-war never quite heal, even long after the conflict has officially ended. Two brothers who fought on opposite sides of Nepal’s civil war are forced to reunite for […]
Right Now, Wrong Then Movie (South Korea/Korean) Quite by accident, a film director arrives in town a day early. With time to kill before his lecture the next day, he stops by a restored, old palace and meets a fledgling artist. She’s never seen any of his films, but knows he’s famous. They talk. And together, […]