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Saturday, September 21 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Shorts Session 1 - Bansuli, ...Or Die, Breakdown, Free Ka Refill, Nightlife

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DirectorMin Bahadur Bham

CastGhanashyam GiriNaresh Bhandari
Nepal | 15mins | 2013 | US Premiere

Synopsis: Set in a village in the remote west of Karnali, this stunning film takes place during the first elections in Nepal after the Maoist conflict period. Soulful flute melodies and the constantly flowing waters of Karnali intertwine to tell a poignant story of young Bijuli, and of love, migration, separation and longing.

...Or Die

DirectorGregory BonsignoreJohn Petaja
CastParvesh CheenaRizwan ManjiGuru Singh
USA | 14mins | 2012 | Chicago Premiere


Synopsis: Three actors are excited to make an internet video, until they learn just what that video entails.


DirectorBrayden Yoder
CastRob TepperDhanendra Kawde
India | 25mins | 2013| World Premiere

Synopsis: After fleeing the scene of a fatal accident, a desperate American falls into a fateful night amidst the darkest shadows of urban India, where a small-time hustler and mysterious tamasha dancer force him to confront the karmic currents of his own conscience.


Free Ka Refill

Harsshil R Patel
CastKunal DhruvAbhishek PatelArun Naidu
India | 15mins| 2013 | World Premiere

Synopsis: A cell phone finds a new owner for a day. He makes free calls while someone else is left to answer


Director: Harune Massey
Pakistan | 10mins | 2013


Synopsis: Two kids on a road side clinking oil bottles offering massage services, spend the night waiting for clients. “Nightlife” is a glimpse into the life of male child sex-workers in Lahore, Pakistan. A subtle observation of a grave circumstance in their lives, and a self-critique, questioning exploitation and artistic work.

Saturday September 21, 2013 11:30am - 1:00pm
Film Row Cinema at Columbia College Chicago 1104 S Wabash Ave, Chicago

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