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PASHI

Siddharth Chauhan
India | 2017 | 32 min | Pahari | Director Attending
2 Nov, 14:00, Dekyi Tsering Auditorium

PASHI
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SYNOPSIS

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.

 

DIRECTOR

  • Siddharth Chauhan

    Siddharth Chauhan

    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).

     

Credits

Director : Siddharth Chauhan
Producer : Siddharth Chauhan
Screenwriter : Siddharth Chauhan
Cinematographer : Yashwant Kumar & Siddharth Chauhan
Editor : Ish Sharma & Siddharth Chauhan
Sound : Tanmaya Das
Music : Prabir Sekhri
Production Company : Secret Corridor Pictures

FILM FESTIVALS/AWARDS

Festivals:
Rhode Island Film Festival 2017
Indian Film festival of Los Angeles 2018
New York Indian Film Festival 2018
Great Lakes International Film Festival 2017
Roma Independent Film Festival 2017
Marietta International Film Festival 2017
Shanghai Queer Film Festival 2017

Awards:
Best Director Award, WMIFF, Washington DC 2018
Best Cinematography Award, MIFF, Georgia, 2017
Best Director, BASFF, California 2018
Best Short Film Award, SFAAF, Chile 2017
Audience Choice Award, SFAAF, Chile 2017
Honorable Mention for Best Director, SFAAF, Chile 2017
Honorable Mention for Best Actor, SFAAF, Chile 2017
Q-Drishti Film Grant, Kashish MIQFF 2018
Best Actor, Kashish MIQFF 2018