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Short Film Screenings

An NCPA Presentation in collaboration with White Wall Screenings

There are so many wonderful short films being made in India, with auteurs at work in their own regions, and bold, new voices who are experimenting with form and technique. Short Film Corner hopes to connect movie lovers with these films and open up dialogue with filmmakers, who in turn, get a chance to connect with their audiences. White Wall Screenings (WWS) was founded in 2017 as a community to facilitate a conversation between short filmmakers and film connoisseurs. WWS has successfully showcased more than 300 short films and conducts workshops, masterclasses and conversations around filmmaking and films.

Hindi Film with English Subtitles (20 mins)

Maida (white flour) is a documentary film shot across a span of eight years and explores the societal norms of dowry, child marriage and the prevalent practice of school dropouts after the onset of menstruation.

Directed by Lubna Yusuf


Hindi Film with English Subtitles (21 mins)

Palak sneaks into Abhi’s diary, and worries about his intentions, later trying to understand him on the
basis of the words she read. It further leads to revealing herself and the complications associated.

Directed by Sushil S.


Hindi Film with English Subtitles (18 mins)

Naap examines the power imbalance between the rich and the poor, along with the desperate measures which seem to be the only recourse for the disfranchised.

Directed by Harshit Acharya

The film screenings will be followed by a discussion.

Admission on a first-come-first-served basis. NCPA Members will get preferential seating till 6:20 pm.

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The NCPA is committed to preserving and promoting India's rich and vibrant artistic heritage in the fields of music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography, as well as presenting new and innovative work by Indian and international artists from a diverse range of genres including drama, contemporary dance, orchestral concerts, opera, jazz and chamber music.