SCREENINGS & EVENTS
A young mother works as a tempo driver to support her family after her husband abroad stops communicating. On the job, she finds herself falling for a new man.
Nepal I 116 mins I 2019 I Nepali w/ English subtitles
India I 80 mins I 2020 I Tamil w/ English subtitles
Nasir is a wryly funny, romantic family man going about the daily errands of his job as a salesman. As the day unfolds, his course will be altered by an act of communal bigotry.
India I 91 mins I 2019 I Marathi w/ English subtitles
Artistically inclined villager Avdhut Kale struggles to find his place in the metropolis of Pune. His work and the pressure of societal expectations disconnect from himself as he seeks firm ground to call his own.
Afghanistan I 83 mins I 2019 I Dari w/ English subtitles
From filmmaker Sahraa Karimi, comes the resonant story of three women from different generations and social backgrounds; each living in Kabul and facing a pivotal challenge.
Iran I 75 mins I 2019 I Persian w/ English subtitles
The tales of 7 Iranian & Afghani girls, told in seven episodes. The stories deal with overlapping issues of marriage, violence, and the loss of control over one's own destiny.
Pakistan I 138 mins I 2019 I Urdu w/ English subtitles
A devout Muslim, Rahat is a respected elder in his community. At a wedding, he inadvertently shows off a dance, which gets recorded & shared, breaking norms and causing those close to him to push him aside.
A mother saves to build a road in her Himalayan village so her son, a wheelchair user, can reach school & his doctor. Her husband believes a religious ritual is the remedy and steals her savings.
India I 83 mins I 2021 I Hindi w/ English subtitles
India I 85 mins I 2019 I Hindi, English, Oriya w/ English subtitles
A sharp, tongue-in-cheek documentary following a rebellious female singer as she fights for space in modern day India, a country deeply uncomfortable with her emancipation.
India I 17 mins I 2019 I Gujarati w/ English subtitles
While attending her sister's wedding in India, Anita has some news to share. Her family's response pushes her to question whether her life in America is any better than those in her hometown.
Nepal I 18 mins I 2019 I Nepali w/ English subtitles
At the outset of a civil war, villagers migrate from rural Nepal to urban India to survive. A young boy aims to remain behind to play in an upcoming football tournament with his friends.
Pakistan I 18 mins I 2019 I Urdu w/ English subtitles
A young boy is torn between learning to help care for his disabled sister and forcing her to experience the world as he does.
India I 28 mins I 2019 I Punjabi w/ English subtitles
A short documentary profiling five queer members of the Sikh community, with a variety of identities. The film investigates how the personal, religious, and familial aspects of their lives interact.
India I 15 mins I 2019 I Hindi w/ English subtitles
A young, Muslim girl thinks she has a strong friend group, but finds that at lunch they'll share food with anyone but her. When a prankster steals everyone else's food, can she turn it into an opportunity?
Pakistan I 10 mins I 2019 I Urdu w/ English subtitles
Zahida arrives at an elder home, believing her son will take her back after a week's stay. She meets Farhat, who is also full of hope. However, she soon realizes the future might be different from her expectations.
India I 24 mins I 2019 I Hindi w/ English subtitles
A lonely laundry worker from the suburbs of Kolkata finds unexpected companionship in an unclaimed red dress, which triggers unresolved memories & from the past.
India I 22 mins I 2019 I Dogri w/ English subtitles
An eight year old Kashmiri girl, Nooreh, residing in a small village on the India-Pakistan border believes that she has discovered a strange solution to end the relentless cross firing.
India I 10 mins I 2019 I Hindi w/ English subtitles
A middle aged man makes a pilgrimage to his favorite barber shop every Sunday, rain or shine. And it’s not just for a shave. As a closeted gay man, he nurses a crush on his charming hairdresser.
India I 15 mins I 2019 I Hindi w/ English subtitles
A young actress stranded in her apartment during the COVID-19 crisis has only her Aloe Vera plant, named Trivedi Ji, to keep her company as she experiences the loneliness of lockdown.
Bangladesh I 24 mins I 2019 I Bangla w/ English subtitles
After moving to a new town to find better education for their children, a family is taken aback by the strong pressure to purchase furniture for entertaining. Each family member responds in their own way.
India I 19 mins I 2019 I Bengali w/ English subtitles
A young migrant worker walks from Delhi to his old hometown due to the COVID-19 lockdown. He seeks shelter with an Islamophobic politician, and must hide his status as a religious minority.
Nepal I 23 mins I 2019 I Nepalese w/ English subtitles
A young, talented but unconnected woman dreams of becoming an actress. She meets a young actor who befriends & supports her, but is secretly part of a human trafficking network.
India I 17 mins I 2019 I Hindi w/ English subtitles
An Indian woman challenges her society's patriarchal traditions, and the family members who would enforce them, in order to give her beloved, recently deceased grandmother her last rites.