India | 2018 | 23 min | Hindi | Director Attending
4 Nov, 12:30 pm, Dekyi Tsering Auditorium
In the small town of Almora in Uttarakhand, ‘Art Sir’ tries to teach his students to draw the Himalayas but, when faced of his wards’ unruly behaviour, he sarcastically suggests they tear up their work instead. Later, two friends, Faizan and Noor, sneak into the art room and do just that. Enraged, Art Sir demands a confession…
Having completed a master’s at the University of Delhi, Abhijeet Phartiyal began making short films in his native Almora. His first, Rikt Sthano Ki Poorti (2016), won him a place on the DIFF Film Fellows Programme.