Manchester Indian Film Festival

Total: 60 mins 16 secs

Manchester Indian Film Festival presents this eclectic selection of shorts from the best UK Asian film makers on the circuit.  80’s Britain brings about an unlikely connection with the UK punk scene, while an abused women takes a stand for the safety of herself and her children.  We see a foster family struggle with a mute boy, and witness the ‘coming of age’ story as a girl becomes and woman.

Saturday 9th October Available for 48 hrs from 2:00pm
Thursday 30th September 3:30pm - Bolton Museum & Library In venue attendance for this screening is FREE

Alien Culture

Lesh Thappar
United Kingdom, 2017
16:09 mins
Southall, 1979. Racial tensions are running high. Lucky thinks his brother is in trouble, but the truth is far from what he expected.

Chariot Riders

Kate Jessop
United Kingdom, 2014
5:20 mins
A film about a boy's feelings of love for his best friend, another boy. The second of two films based on the theme of Love Works: exploring South Asian LGBT relationships in contemporary Britain commissioned by Bobby Tiwana.

I choose

Tina Pastora
United Kingdom, 2019
11:19 mins
A story of empowerment and resilience. Longing for a life of choice, Rupi sacrifices all that she has ever known and escapes to Wales with her two young daughters.

Vest

Samir Mallal
United Kingdom, 2019
11:58 mins
When Ali runs away, he gets caught in a case of mistaken identity with perilous consequences.

Kanya

Apoorva Satish
India, 2020
15:30 mins
A coming-of-age drama about an adolescent girl growing up between the values of occidental and traditional culture, whose aspirations of becoming a competitive swimmer takes an unexpected turn when she gets her first period.