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Umbartha screening & Director Interaction

Pagdandi will be screening a short film ‘Umbartha’ followed by interaction with its Director Sumit Vanjari on Sunday, 16th March, 2014 from 5-6PM.

More about the film:

On a Sunday, 26-year-old widow Sudha tells her 7-year-old sun Ahish that she will go to the market. He wants to join her at all costs, but she leaves him at home with explicit instructions not to leave the house. When his 14-year old friend Neha visits him, his mother’s orders are soon forgotten. Together they leave the house to explore the neighbourhood. Then both of them observe that his mother is not on the market but hiding a secret instead.

Vanjaris short film Umbartha was recently screened at the 10th Indian Film Festival,Stuttgart,Germany,held from July 17-21. The eight-minute film has been screened at other film festivals too,and won an award for best actor at the By2coffee National Level Short Film Festival,Bangalore.