Tag: india

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Journeys, Genders and Identity (Shorts Program)

Saturday, January 26 – 11:30am
Ages 11+

This program celebrates beautiful and complex stories of identity and diversity — just like you, the people you will meet in this program are one of kind, finding their way towards their authentic selves, rejecting stereotypes and reaching out to others who respect and affirm their journeys.

CFFS 2019, Features

Chuskit

Sunday, January 27 – 5:00pm
(Feature from India, in Ladakhi with Eng. subtitles)
Ages 9+
* Co-presented with Tasveer South Asian Film Festival *

To chase her dream of going to school, a feisty paraplegic girl rebels against the traditions of her family members and other elders in her remote Himalayan village. Her spirit and determination are infectious, but in a village that is paved only by rough stones, a school that can only be reached by a river crossing, and a family with little money, how can Chuskit’s dreams ever come true?

CFFS 2018, Features

5 Rupees (CFFS 2018)

Sunday, Jan 28 @ 5 PM (Piyush Panjuani, India, live action, 2017, 82 minutes, in Hindi with English subtitles) For ages 8+ Co-presented with Tasveer South Asian Film Festival! North American premiere! Hamid, age 7, lives with his grandmother in a small village, and although they are poor, they are rich in love for each other. And […]