The films explore themes of the South Asian experience, while reflecting the humanist ideals of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray – the winner will be announced on Sat 4 Nov.
Dir: Nirmal Joshi | 31 mins | Hindi with English subtitles
A hilarious and unique short that shows a couple’s relationship entirely through the lens of their bedroom.
Dir: Omi Zola Gupta & Sparsh Ahuja | 18 mins | Hmong with English subtitles
A beautifully photographed look into the dying whistled language of the Hmong people of Northern Laos.
Dir: Ikprabh Singh Kohli | 20 mins |Hindi with English subtitles
A haunting and abstract short that follows a woman through her memories of the 1984 Delhi riots.
Dir: Yudhajit Basu | 23 mins | Marathi with English subtitles
Banished from the village to a dilapidated hut for the duration of her period, a young girl hopes to elope with her lover.
Dir: Jijo | 25 mins | Bengali with English subtitles
Deepa, donning a dark vigilante persona and battling criminals by night, is set on a course blinded by revenge after her family is unexpectedly torn apart.