Nirmal Anand ki Puppy (Feature Film), Internship (Short Film), Night at the Bar (Short Film)

Feature Film: Nirmal Anand ki Puppy


Saturday, Sept 21st 2019
6:00 PM at
Music Recital Hall

About the Film  

An urban middle class family in Mumbai find it hard to get their life back on track after the disappearance of their beloved Pet from their life. Without the soothing balm of their puppy in their busy and mundane city life, minor irritants that were hitherto ignored in their relationship begin to act up threatening the very foundation of their marriage.

Post Screening Discussion with Producer Giju John, Director Sandeep Mohan, Actor Karanveer Khullar, Actor Gillian Pinto

US Premiere

Cast: Karanveer Khullar, Gillian Pinto, Salmin Sheriff, Khushboo Upadhyay

Director: Sandeep Mohan

”Nirmal Anand ki Puppy’ is the fourth feature film from writer-director Sandeep Mohan, an independent-spirited filmmaker based out of Mumbai, India. His previous films are “Love, Wrinkle-free”, “Hola Venky!” and ‘Shreelancer”. Built on his penchant of telling stories woven around keen observations on social behavior and norms, his films have garnered critical acclaim as well as a cult viewership. He is also known for his unconventional way of reaching out to his audience through his ‘Great Indian Traveling Cinema’. In addition to the traditioanl ways of broadcasting – theatrical, satellite/digital – he takes his films directly to the audience to selected venues in cities around India and abroad. So far he has done over 125 such screenings in around 30 cities around the world.

Runtime: 95 minutes

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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Short Film: Internship

About the Film

Josh a young design graduate working in a dead end job has a chance meeting with his idol, a famous design magazine editor who offers him a rare and prestigious internship. However, he must convince a family to who internships mean an extra financial burden, and in an industry in which their culture has never really been well represented; that it’s a chance worth taking.

Cast: Ragevan Vasan, Frank Roome, Alex Walker, Heronimo Sehmi, Rani Moorthy

Director: Aaron Christian

Aaron is an award-winning writer, director and producer hailing from East London with over 10 years of industry experience. After graduating in film from Kingston University he went on to found Individualism a leading menswear digital publication. His experience in fashion and digital soon saw him take up a position at MR PORTER running the film department and helping them establish themselves as one of the leading global companies for fashion films and content.

Runtime: 13 minutes

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Country: UK

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Short Film: Night at the Bar

About the Film

Andy loves to have fun playing basketball and hanging with friends. One morning he wakes up with a black eye but he can’t remember how he got it. What exactly did Andy get into?

Storytellers is an amateur film making organization in the Washington National Capitol Region that develops unique story ideas into entertaining short films. It consists of a group of volunteer film enthusiasts who have come together to fulfill their passion, either behind or in front of the camera by creating short films. The members exercise their creativity in the end-to-end film making process, from a story idea to a polished film on the screen. And by doing so, enhance their appreciation and enjoyment of watching films in general.

Post Screening Discussion with Film Makers

Director: Vandana Narang

Vandana Narang is a member of The Storytellers Film Club. She enjoys writing. Script development and directing. Her debut film The Ring, which she wrote and directed, won the Audience Choice Award at the 2014 DCSAFF. In 2016 she wrote and directed The Girl On The Bridge which was also selected for DCSAFF. She has adopted two screenplays (Relativity and Mango Party) from short stories that were made into film by Storytellers. She owns an interior design firm and is a running coach.

Runtime: 18 minutes

Language: English

Genre: Drama

Country: USA

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