India | 2017 | 32 min | Pahari | Director Attending
2 Nov, 14:00, Dekyi Tsering Auditorium
In a remote Himachali Village, a teenage boy is swept up by a whirlwind of desire when his mother’s handsome friend unexpectedly arrives. As he struggles to rein in his impulses, he learns about pashi—an ancient technique for trapping birds.
Siddharth Chauhan is an independent filmmaker based in Shimla whose work has been screened around the world. He has directed two previous shorts—Boys Don’t Wear Nailpolish (2015) and Papa (2015).