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IN THEATERS: Shorts Program 1

April 14th, 2022


April 22-25th, 2022


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Baahar (Outside)

India  I 14  mins I Drama, Coming of Age I 2021 I Hindi w/

English subtitles

Disaster brews when Seher gets accepted to a boarding school--a dream come true--on the evening of a big family dinner.

This film plays with SHORTS PROGRAM 1, in theaters and with the FAMILY SHORTS program online. 

NOTE: This film is coming to theaters and our virtual cinema.  

About the Artist

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Prakshi Malik is a filmmaker and dancer creating cinema about women of color from a global perspective. She grew up in Delhi, India and is currently based in the Twin Cities, MN.


She was awarded the 2020 Short Film Grant by Austin Film Society for her short film, BAAHAR, which premiered at the New Orleans Film Festival.

Her previous short, EMBERS, screened at various world festivals including PBS Short Film Festival, Roxbury Int'l Film Festival, Faces of Austin, Black Harvest Film Festival & Regent Park Film Festival.

Prakshi has trained in Kuchipudi dance, West African dance and performed with Ananya Dance Theatre. She brings her background in dance to filmmaking and has edited award-winning films.

Prakshi holds a BA in Media and Cultural Studies from Macalester College and MFA in Film Production from the University of Texas at Austin.

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