Nude (Feature Film), Husband, Wife, and The Banana (Short Film)

Feature Film: Nude

Saturday, Sept 8th, 2018
2:30 PM at
Music Recital Hall


About the Film

After her husband abandons her and their 12 year old son for another woman; Yamuna is left with no choice but to move to Mumbai for survival. The job finds is to be a nude model at an art school. She will do everything to fulfill her dream to help her son lead a successful life in future. But fearing the society, she keeps her profession a secret.

Official Selection and Opening Night Film New York India Film Festival May 2018

Official Selection National Film Festival of Kerala June 2018

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Kalyani Mulay, Madan Deodhar, Chhaya Kadam, Om Bhutkar, Shrikant Yadav, Neha Joshi, and Kishor Kadam

Director: Ravi Jadhav

Ravi Jadhav was born in Mumbai. He studied Visual Communications and Graphic Design at Sir J.J. School of Art. He is an ad-man and commercial writer turned film director. Ravi’s first feature film Natrang (2010) won National Film Award for Best Film in Marathi language. His every film since then has received critical acclaim as well as commercial success. Ravi has become one of the leading filmmakers in Marathi cinema in last decade. He is associated with some of the significant works in Marathi film and advertising medium in capacity of writer, director and producer.

Runtime: 110 minutes

Language: Marathi/Hindi

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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Short Film: Husband, Wife, and The Banana

About the Film

Lokesh is the eldest… bachelor in the village of Dasangaon. The reason behind his delay in marriage? He believes that it is because of his extremely crooked… teeth. However, fixing his teeth would be quite an expensive affair. Lokesh prays for a miracle and Vicky enters his life. Vicky is an Australian entrepreneur who needs assistance in setting up a factory for her latest invention – a 100% biodegradable product. Lokesh hopes that by helping Vicky, he can collect enough money to get his teeth fixed and then get married! Meanwhile, Vicky’s main requirement was getting all of the local banana farmers to cooperate…

Cast: Parul Joshi, Skye Linhart, Vinod Nahardih, Beena Malji, Swapnil Shrirao, Rahul Mishra, Sonam Arora

Director: Nina Srivastava

Nina is both a director and writer, who spends her time between New York and Mumbai. Her career began when she first interned for film director, Mira Nair (The Namesake) and later went on to work for New Line Cinema. Her recent achievements include directing digital ads for mobile phone Honor 9 Lite, Fresh Voices Screenplay 2017 nomination for Best Drama- Feature (Writer), 14 Transmedia nominations for a feature Gujarati film (Creative Producer), short film- ‘Teri Meri Christmas’ (Co-writer & Director) garnered over 14 million views on YouTube, and her short about terrorism was chosen to screen in select theaters in Mumbai by Kodak. Her next goal is to direct a feature film. Nina’s latest short film, ‘Miyan Biwi aur Banana,’ was completed in April 2018. It has been an official selection at the Accolade Global Film Competition, Women’s Only Entertainment Festival, Asia-Southeast Festival (Audience Favorite), Peekskill Film Festival (winner, Best Cinematography) and screened at Zee Cinemas (Mumbai), Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods International Institute and by the Indo-European Independent Council. The film is inspired by a young inventor from MIT, Kristin Kagetsu, who runs the company, Saathi Pads, in Ahmedabad.

Runtime: 20 minutes

Genre: Drama

Language: Hindi

Country: USA

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