Kaala

India | Short | 16 min | English, Hindi

Virtual Screening:

Saturday, August 14th 2020   |   

Screening: 7.00pm

Precedes Aani Maani Screening

SYNOPSIS

Bryan is a Nigerian teenager who is struggling to acclimatise to the new culture of India, arrives at a busy locality to meet his girlfriend. Amazed looks and nasty comments begins to discomfort Bryan. However, the very thought of seeing his new found love keeps him exhilarated. To his surprise, Rashmi playfully disagrees confirming to the date. Nevertheless, Bryan being the adamant self keeps inducing Rashmi. And in an attempt of doing so, he enters the parking lot to encounter something he wished he never did.

DIRECTOR'S PROFILE

Tarun Jain is an acclaimed filmmaker. His short film Amma Meri which was set on the backdrop of agrarian crisis had

won many accolades at various prestigious festivals across the globe. It was screened in over 48 festivals including the

Oscar Qualifying Tampere Film Festival, IFFI Goa, MIFF, IDSFFK, Dharamshala and many more. His latest film

Kaala is based on the racist attacks on the Africans in Delhi. It had its world premiere at the Oscar Qualifying

Cinequest Film and VR Festival in the USA this month and also played at Rapid Lion Film Festival in Johanesberg,

South African.

STILLS SLIDE DECK

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