Category: 2019 Festival

Hamid

Hamid

Eight year-old Hamid learns that 786 is God’s number and decides to try and reach out to God, by dialling this number. He wants to talk to his father, who his mother tells him has gone to Allah.

Tue 30 April, HOME, Manchester | BOOK NOW

Noblemen

Noblemen

It is winter in a prestigious all boys’ boarding school, where children continue to practice age-old rituals and codes bound by years of hierarchy. Shay is picked on constantly, the main perpetrators being Arjun, the tall athletic sports captain, and his best friend Baadal.

Wed 1 May, HOME, Manchester | BOOK NOW

Pinky Memsaab

Pinky Memsaab

Pinky, a wide-eyed girl who has recently moved from Pakistan to Dubai seeking a better life, finds an unconventional kinship with a beautiful socialite, Mehr.

Sat 4 May, HOME, Manchester| BOOK NOW

Book Launch: Indian Cinema Beyond Bollywood: The New Independent Cinema Revolution (Routledge, 2018)

Book Launch: Indian Cinema Beyond Bollywood: The New Independent Cinema Revolution (Routledge, 2018)

Join us for a launch of this important edited anthology. The event will feature the screening of a film montage, reading of excerpts, panel discussion and a Q&A session.

Wed 3 April, House of Lords, London | REGISTER NOW

Evening Shadows

Evening Shadows

In a small town in Southern India that lives within a cocoon of traditions and social morality, when a young gay man Kartik, comes out to his mother Vasudha, her entire world comes crashing down.

Wed 3 April, Regent Street Cinema, London | BOOK NOW
Fri 5 April, Phoenix Cinema, Leicester | BOOK NOW

UK Premiere: Victor’s History

UK Premiere: Victor’s History

Vic hires Dorian and Zuhair – a bullheaded documentary filmmaker; and a mild-mannered cameraman—to immortalize his personal hero and role model, his late father.

Thu 4 April, Rich Mix, London | BOOK NOW