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RIYAD WADIA AWARD FOR BEST EMERGING INDIAN FILMMAKER

Sponsored by Wadia Movietone, Indian narrative and documentary short films made in 2011/2012 that are the filmmaker’s first or second film compete for this award. The films in this category include, Between The Two, I AM (Ahm!), Khwaishqaein and The Night Is Young (Raat Baaki),


 

BETWEEN THE TWO

20 mins, India

Dir: Tanvi Talwar

Charm. Grace. Poise. Do these words define or confine women? Three characters. A Hijra, a female to male transgender and a female student film maker meet as equals and discuss their views about what being a woman means to them.

Screening: Cinemax May 27th 1.30pm as part of ‘Indian Masala Mix II’ package


I AM (Ahm!)

9 mins, India

Dir: Raj R Gupta

Set in Mumbai, the film tells the tale of a lonely gay who is being haunted by a flurry of thoughts and memories.

Screening: Cinemax May 27th 1.30pm as part of ‘Indian Masala Mix II’ package


KHWAISHQAEIN

11 mins, India

Dir: Anil Lakhwani

A story about a special bond between two unique soul mates, struggling with the complexities of their lives.

Screening: Cinemax May 27th 1.30pm as part of ‘Indian Masala Mix II’ package


THE NIGHT IS YOUNG (Raat Baaki)

8 mins, India

Dir: Pradipta Ray

On a balmy night in the city, three couples brave the odds to grab a few moments with their love.

Screening: Cinemax May 27th 1.30pm as part of ‘Indian Masala Mix II’ package

This award is instituted by Wadia Movietone in memory of the late Riyad Vinci Wadia who made India’s first gay film ‘BomGay’ and who championed for Indian independent cinema.

 

 
 
 
 
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The Night Is Young (Raat Baaki)
Queens! Destiny of Dance
My Child Is Gay
Bollywood Beats
Breaking The Surface
Burnt Money
DaKings
EATING OUT Drama Camp
Family Khusreyan Di
Gigola
Is It Just Me ?
The String (Le Fil)
Longhorns
Make The Yuletide Gay

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