Palayadawasi

Feature Film: Palayadawasi

Saturday, Sept 9th, 2017
2:30 PM at
Music Recital Hall

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About the Film

A film, Palyadawasi, is based on the real fact of the hapless ‘Paradhi’ tribe in India that has been suffering from injustice by police and other elements of the society. Unfortunately, they still have to live on outskirts of town as they are hated and perspectives of people towards them as thief hasn’t changed yet. The story is about the battle of Protagonist, who gets education, becomes a policeman, and makes every efforts to bring his tribe to mainstream.

Cast: Vishwanath Kale, Pragati Kolage, Akash Banasode, Karteek Mane, Abhijit Harer

Post Screening Discussion with Director and Actress Pragati Kolage

Awards and Nominations:

  • Winner, Los Angeles Independent Film Festival 2017

Director: Pragati Kolage

Pragati Kolage is software engineer by profession but passionate about film making. She is currently living in USA from last 13 years. She is passionate writer, published five books with leading publication house in Maharashtra in Marathi language. Her area of writing is social issues and current happening things around world. She is confident of making many more films in future.

 

Runtime: 120 minutes

Language: Marathi (with English Subtitles)

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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Short Film: Vaarasa

About the Film

RAHUL PAGARE, a young poor Dalit boy, after the demise of his father as a sewage worker, fails to find a respectable job to support the family financially. He finds himself stuck betweenhis sister SHEETAL’sanger for not being bothered of family’s financial problems on one side, and his own ideals on the other. Ultimately, Rahul finds himself in a spot of making the final call, as he struggles with his belief in Ambedkar’s call of ‘Educate, Organise, Agitate’.

Awards and Nominations:

  • First Runner Up, Kala Ghoda Arts Short Film Festival, Delhi

 

Director: Shreyas Chougule

Shreyas Chougule is an Actor, writer, director and theater enthusiast. He has done experimental and commercial theater in Pune for 5 years after which he has studied Film-Making from Seameduschool of Media, Pune. He has written four short films and directed one.

Runtime: 15 minutes

Language: Marathi (with English Subtitles)

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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