Smash (Feature Film), No Time, Son (Short Film)

Feature Film: Smash


Sunday, Sept 22nd 2019
11:30 PM at

 About the Film  

In the 1990s, Principal of Shekhawati High School in Fatehpur, Rajasthan is faced with the daunting task of saving the school from shutting down.
The only way he can save the school is by improving its academic results, which is impossible in a village that gambles and fritters away their time. The other option available for him is to somehow inspire the school to win the State Level Badminton Tournament.

Cast: Chetan Sharma, Abhimanyu Singh, Suneel Sinha, Mayur More, Maya Macun, Sanjay Singh, Kailash Soni, Sishir Sharma, Vineet Sharma, Ranjan Kumar

Director: Radheshyam Pipalwa

Radheshyam Pipalwa or popularly known as RS is an Indian Film Producer & Director who specializes in Production Management, Executive Producing and Content Development. He has also contributed to the essential documentary film collection of India by producing a public diplomacy film titled – ‘Watering the Grassroots’ on micro financing for rural women. He has also initiated a multi-part documentary series on the lost folk music heritage from various regions of India. He has effectively produced over 300 high-impact TV Commercials in his career spanning more than 20 years. A Konkani film he produced, titled ‘Na-chomia Kumpasar,’a Musical Tribute to great unsung musicians of the country who arranged and performed in live orchestras for thousands of great songs, was very well received in Maharashtra, Goa and Internationally. Winning 3 National Awards and 22 International awards, the film was part of the “OSCARS” as one of the 300 films shortlisted for their Original Score.

Runtime: 111 minutes

Language: Rajasthani (Hindi)

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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Short Film: No Time, Son

About the Film

The movie is about Ajay and his 6yr old son Addu. Addu loves his father and wants to play with him every day, however Ajay is always busy with work and doesn’t get enough time to spend with Addu. Everyday he promises Addu that he will take him to the park tomorrow but that tomorrow never comes. Will Addu ever get Ajay’s time? Will Ajay ever realize that how much Addu misses him?

Post Screening Discussion with Film Makers

Cast: Advay Jayanti, J.V.Aravind, Amoolya Sharma

Director: Aravind Jayanti

Aravind Jayanti is an Account Manager by profession, who lives in Ashburn, VA. Aravind is an avid movie buff and in his free time writes stories and screenplays. He is inspired by the renowned Indian filmmaker Mr. Mani Ratnam. His stories and the characters are real and related. Human emotions is what drives his writing. He did a Film Making course from NJ Film School and while he attempted to make short films couple of times in the past but couldn’t finish the projects as expected. No Time, Son is his first successfully completed project. His dream is to get an opportunity to work with Mr. Mani Ratnam and learn the craft of fine film making. He is a trained singer and his hobbies include playing tennis and cricket.

Runtime: 8 minutes

Language: English

Genre: Drama

Country: USA

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