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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 a dialogue with filmmakers, who in turn, get a chance to connect with their audiences.


The Complaint
Hindi Film with English Subtitles (10 mins)

In fond memory of Major Uday Singh, Sena Medal, Shaurya Chakra. Harish Singh, a retired bank manager from Allahabad is carrying an emotional scar that makes him sceptical of the Muslim community. But when a Muslim engineer comes to fix the old man’s laptop, something happens that proves to him that humanity is beyond hatred. The army officer displayed in this film is a real-life martyr who sacrificed his life for the nation.

Directed by Mrinal Bahukhandi


Miniaturist of Junagadh
Hindi and Urdu Film with English Subtitles (30 mins)

1947. Junagadh. Kishorilal plans to buy the ancestral home of Husyn Naqqash, a blind miniaturist, who is forced to migrate with his family to Pakistan, for a pittance. When Kishorilal learns Husyn is in possession of a rare miniature collection, he schemes to get hold of it along with the house. But there is a secret that Husyn’s family is holding back, not only from Kishorilal but also from Husyn.

Screenplay & direction by Kaushal Oza


Vaishnav Jan Toh…
Hindi Film with English Subtitles (11 mins)

Set in 1944, against the backdrop of Mahatma Gandhi’s visit to a village, Vaishnav Jan Toh… is the story of a mother who faces a crisis as her faith in Gandhi’s message is put to test. Winner of the National Award for the Best Debut Director of a Short Film, Vaishnav Jan Toh… won three other International Best Film Awards, apart from multiple film festival screenings.

Screenplay & direction by Kaushal Oza


Admission on a first-come-first-served basis. NCPA Members will get preferential seating till 6.20 pm.


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