India I 10 mins I Drama I 2020 I Hindi w/ English subtitles
When the middle-aged Kamble makes his weekly visit to the neighbourhood barber shop, it's not just for
He can't wait to be touched by Jaan, the new barber-boy he has a crush on. It's the highlight of
his otherwise dull existence as a married man leading a dual life in a society that abhors homosexuality.
SUNDAY is the debut short of filmmaker on the rise, Arun Fulara. Indie Meme is excited to introduce you to his work at this opportune moment, as Fulara's debut documentary, WALDEN, chronicling a harsh winter's day in a remote Himalayan village is currently in post-production. The script for his sophomore short, MY MOTHER’S GIRLFRIEND, recently won the KASHISH QDrishti Film Grant and is currently in production.
+ Screens with SHORTS PROGRAM 3: In Your Head
VIRTUAL SCREENING :
SAT. APRIL 24 - 4:00PM CT
About the Artist
Arun Fulara is a writer and filmmaker based out of Mumbai, India. His debut short, SUNDAY, travelled widely to world festivals including London India Film Festival, Shorts Mexico, Inside Out Toronto and BISFF Bengaluru. Arun won the prestigious Riyad Wadia Award for Best Emerging Filmmaker for Sunday at Kashish MIQFF in 2020.
He’s previously worked as an assistant on award winning films like Ajji & Bhonsle with acclaimed filmmaker Devashish Makhija.
His short story – The Leopard of Bageshwar – won an ‘Honourable Mention’ in a contest by publishing firm, Juggernaut, and continues to be one of the most popular stories on their platform. He’s published half a dozen short stories across genres like science fiction and mythology. He’s also a frequent contributor for sites like Huffington Post and Film Companion and was previously the editor of filmmaking website Jamuura.com, which he built along with a young team of writers.
Thank you to our community partner(s) for this screening: the Austin Film Society, and the Austin Film Commission!
Writer/Director: ARUN FULARA
Producer(s): ARUN FULARA,
Editor: KAIVALYA KAYANDE
Cinematographer: RANGOLI AGARWAL
SHRIKANT YADAV - 'Kamble' (The Customer)
PRAKASH JOSHI -'Jann' (The Barber Boy)
Art Director(s): SWAPNIL UPLEKAR
Sound Dept: KARTIK KULKARNI
DI Colorist: SUNIL KAMAT
Background Music: MANGESH DHAKDE