Wednesday / August 12th
6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS SPECIAL EVENT
Ranjan Das-Gupta THE HANDSOMEST TOWN (2019, 13 minutes, digital)
This is the first in a series of programmes on the great Indian city of Calcutta called “The Handsomest Town” – a series of 10 minutes programmes. Over its 330 year history Calcutta went from a small settlement to one of the World’s most powerful cities as the seat of the British Empire in India before falling into severe decline after the capital of British India was moved to Delhi in 1911.
Jayesh Jaidka HIGHBREAD = C’EST LA WEED (2019, 30 minutes, digital)
HighBread is a Serio-comedy about Jai who wants to open the first of its kind Pot bakery in Boston despite being an expelled international student from Boston University, having over-controlling, interfering and orthodox parents alongside an expired US visa.
7:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS SHORT FILM PROGRAM
Ava Warbrick MINUMAN (2020, 11 minutes, digital)
Arnold Brooks THE SKEPTIC (2019, 11 minutes, digital)
Josh Garvin OAKDALE 1959 (2020, 15 minutes, digital)
8:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION