Streaming April 28-May 1st, 2023
MAN & WIFE
India I 9 mins I Drama I 2021 I Bengali, English
w/ English subtitles
Official Selection of Dharamshala, UK Asian Film Festival, NYIFF, & Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Festival
In an arranged marriage, just before the ceremony, the
groom comes out to his would-be bride that he secretly cross-dresses.
About the Artist
Born in Kolkata, India in 1993, Rahul Roye has been working as an independent filmmaker and screenwriter since 2018. Being a queer feminist, they feel strongly against any form of social suppression. They describe themselves as a welfare worker, while writing and filmmaking are their vocations to pave the way for
yhe desired world devoid of divisions.
Their recent works include POESY AND PEACE, GUESTS, INTERLUDE ( as screenwriter and actor), DHAKA KAW (screenwriter), and their work in progress screenplays MAMATA, WAVELENGTH, & EMBERS.
They have released advertising films for Bandhan Bank, Jagaran Bank, and Fisheries in Bengal. Two of their books, 'Third-person plural' and 'Condemned' have received rave reviews from noted critics and readers. In
writing film criticisms, they have won awards under different fraternities (TRC, AIFCC, etc) and also program for regional film festivals (CISFF, Hummingbird Int'l Film Festival, Shorts Cult Film Festival,etc.) in India.
Writer/Director: Rahul Roye
Producer(s): Rudrajit Roy
Exec: Producer(s): Tushar Tyagi,
Cinematographer: Manas Bhattacharyya
Prod Design: Rahul Roye