LIFF | Satyajit Ray Short Film Competition

21 June, 2019 8:30 pm | Genesis Cinema

23 June, 2019 4:00 pm | Phoenix East Finchley

26 June, 2019 6:45 pm, London | SOAS, Khalili Lecture Theatre

The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival’s annual Satyajit Ray Short Film Competition and Award is a rare chance to see the works of talented, emerging filmmakers, who are exploring themes of South Asian Experience. The competition’s final shortlist films will be screened at the festival and the winner of the 2019 award is announced on the festival’s Closing Night. In association with the Bagri Foundation.

Year: 2018 | Country: India
Director: Ashsih Pandey | Run time: 22 mins | Language: Urdu with English Subtitles
A young girl living on the India/Pakistan border discovers that gunfire stops if she stays awake at night.

Alien Culture 

Year: 2018 | Country: UK
Director: Iesh Thapar | Run time: 16 mins | Language: English
Southall 1979 with tensions running high, a young man thinks his brother is in trouble but the truth is far from what he imagined.

These Silences Are All the Words 

Year: 2018 | Country: Pakistan
Director: Madhia Aijaz | Run time: 15 mins | Language: Urdu with English Subtitles
A poetic essay on the public libraries of Pakistan.

U Ushacha

Year: 2019 | Country: India
Director: Rohan Kanwade | Run time: 21 mins | Language: Marathi with English Subtitles
A young farm labourer finds herself drawn to a local primary school teacher in ways she never thought possible.


Year: 2019 | Country: India
Director: Pawan K. Nayak | Run time: 26 mins | Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
A young woman hopes her monotonous life takes a turn after meeting a stranger and falling in love.

Rammat Gammat

Year: 2018 | Country: India
Director: Ajitpal singh | Run time: 17 mins | Language: Gujarati with English Subtitles
Two young boys friendship is tested when a pair of football boots goes missing.


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