Short of the Week

India

Drama about Hope in Live-Action
Ritesh Batra / 8 min / India / 2014

Akhil, a young shoeshine boy, dreams of becoming a gourmet chef when he has a chance encounter with India’s most popular TV cuisiner.

Documentary about Perseverence in Live-Action
Pilgrim Films, Andrew Hinton / 9 min / India / 2012

Amar is 14 and top of his class. He’s also his family’s main breadwinner, working two jobs six and a half days a week. An observational documentary that follows Amar through his daily life.

Thriller about Crime in Animation

Set on a train, a passenger let’s his worries get the best of him.

Drama about Life & Society in Live-Action
Ashvin Kumar / 15 min / India / 2009

In this Oscar-nominated short film a young boy is caught on the wrong side of the India-Pakistani border. The film presents the common humanity on both sides as well as the danger in the middle.