The Mirror Game

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Feature Film: The Mirror Game

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About the Film

The film follows University Professor Jay Verma. Stuck in a crumbling marriage and a failing career, Jay seeks a way out of his troubles. Ronnie, an ambitious student, approaches Professor Verma asking for help with a thesis. Verma sees this opportunity and in return for his help, makes Ronnie an offer that he hopes will solve all his problems. Ronnie accepts but soon things start to spiral out of control and Professor Verma begins to question his own sanity.


Cast: Parvin Dabas, Pooja Batra, Omi Vaidya, Joyti Singh, and more

Post Screening Discussion with Actor Omi Vaidya (from Three Idiots) and Director Vijit Sharma


Runtime: 113 minutes

Language: Hindi

Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Country: USA

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Short Film: The Visit
The Visit PosterAbout the Film

A ‘brown’ man with a beard finds himself caught in a dilemma when two men show up at his house looking for answers.  Stereotype, victim, or perpetrator? ‘The Visit’ is an upside-down look at present day racial realities.



Cast: Vishwas, Amr El-Bayoumi, David Harris, Ari Barkan, Ed Cooney, Anthony O’Connell

Shane Andries

Director: Shane Andries

Shane Andries was born and raised in Houston, TX. He has a BFA in Acting from UNC School of The Arts and he lives in NYC. He loves to collaborate with other artists to tell wonderful, honest & compelling stories. “The Visit” is his second directorial venture. His first short film was “Whatever Sunlight Remains”. Also a talented screenwriter, Shane was the winner of the 2015 Slamdance Screenplay Competition (Grand Prize and Best Feature) for his screenplay “The Delegation”.

Runtime: 11 minutes

Language: English

Genre: Drama

Country: USA

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Short Film: Holding Back

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About the Film

This film is based on a true incident in 1999, about a mothers deepest emotion to hold back her tears and put up an optimistic front, to save her son from enduring from any more pain.

Cast: Seema Biswas, Ananth Mahadevan, and more

Wilson LouisDirector: Wilson Louis

Wilson Louis is a M.Sc. post-graduate in Mass Communication, from E.M.R.C. Pune University, with a specialization in direction in the faculty of Film and TV. Wilson Louis cast his magic in the film fraternity when his short film titled “6 x 4 – the space” (A story of a lift man) was highly acclaimed for its unique concept and also technique of shooting on DV format and transferring it to the 35mm format. It won the ‘Best short film’ award at the International Seagate Awards for technical brilliance, in the year 2004.

Runtime: 20 minutes

Language: Hindi

Genre: Drama

Country: India

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