Satyajit Ray Short Film Competition 2019

Satyajit Ray Short Film Competition, LIFF 2019, Ushacha

The 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.

Make sure to remember that there are no adverts before festival screenings so please do arrive on time.

 

London | Genesis Cinema
June 21, 2019 8:30 pm

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

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

Manchester | Home Cinema Manchester
June 28, 2019 6:00 pm

Nooreh LIFF

NOOREH

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 LIFF

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

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

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.

KARK

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

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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