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we deliver cross-disciplinary projects
that weave the traditional with the contemporary
and celebrate arts and ideas from across Asia

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From top left clockwise: Jasmin Kent Rodgman, Jennae Santos, Eiko Soga (photo: S.E.Holloway), Shagufta Iqbal and Noel Ed De Leon (Photo: Haus der Kunstl)

U Ushacha

Dir. Rohan Kanwade

Usha, a single mother who works as a farm labourer, feels drawn to a female teacher of the local primary school in ways she never thought possible, The attraction inspires her to learn to read and write, one day hoping to be as good as her teacher.

The Peanut Seller

Dir. Etienne Sievers

An orphaned young ragpicker battling isolation and poverty in the streets of New Delhi tries to locate the one man capable of helping him find his mother.

Amar

Dir. Andrew Hinton

All great achievements require time. Amar is 14 and top of his class. Someday he’d like to be a professional cricket but for now he’s the family’s main breadwinner. An observational documentary which leads us through Amar’s daily routine.

Khargosh

Dir. Sudarshan Suresh

A debt ridden farmer struggles to keep afloat amidst mounting pressure from his money lenders. When his young daughter decides to adopt a stray rabbit, the relationship between father and daughter is put to the test.

Kush

Dir. Shubhashish Buthiani

In the aftermath of Indira Gandhi’s assassination by her two Sikh bodyguards, a school teacher travelling back from a field trip with her class struggles to protect Kush, the only Sikh student in the class, from the growing violence around him.

Kaun Kamleshwar

Dir. Anurag Goswami

Brothers Madhav and Raghu travel back to their village with a clear mission – to find Kamleshwar and put an end to their troubles. Fate, however, takes an unexpected turn…

Papa

Dir. Siddhart Chauhan

A paralysed mother, Sushma and her young son, Rajiv are learning to adjust with their new life after an accident leaves their lives changed forever, Sushma’s only hope is a pigeon, which she found in her house on the day her husband died. 

Shor

Dir. Neeraj Ghaywan

Barely surviving in the seedy ghettos of Mumbai, Lallam and Meena find each other while embracing death, divorce and redemption.

Mochi

Dir. Saqib Pandor

Gopal, a Mumbai cobbler at a railway station, struggles to make ends meet in his minimum wage job. With a growing son, it takes a fine balance to manage the family finances. But it just takes one careless mistake…

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