HOLLYWOOD SHORTS returns to IFFLA – Apr 9 – Arclight

HOLLYWOOD SHORTS is honored to return for the fourth year as a Presenting Host of the 2013 INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF LOS ANGELESIFFLA is one of our favorite local fests, and we are excited to serve as the official host of SHORT PROGRAM #2.  This year is extra special, as festival director Christina Marouda and her team celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival.

Stay tuned over the next few weeks as we share more background on the selected filmmakers in this wonderful program.  The program will screen twice over the week of the fest, which runs at the Arclight in Hollywood from April 9th to April 14th. 

SHORT FILM PROGRAM #2 – IFFLA

Screening dates and times to be announced soon!

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…OR DIE

…OR DIE
Los Angeles Premiere
USA / 2012 / 14min
Director: Gregory Bonsignore and John Petaja

This is what happens in Hollywood when three ‘brown’ actors meet with an entertainment exec to pitch their latest internet masterpiece.
English

AFTERGLOW
U.S. Premiere
India / 2012 / 19min
Director: Kaushal Oza

Fed up with entertaining a slew of annoying guests, Minocher defies her traditional Parsi community and mourns the loss of her husband in her own way.
English, Gujarati with English subtitles

DOSA HUNT

DOSA HUNT

DOSA HUNT
Los Angeles Premiere
USA / 2012 / 22min
Directors: Amrit Singh, Sam Carroll

Searching for a connection to the motherland…through your stomach.
English

HUMBLE THE POET
Los Angeles Premiere
USA / 2011 / 12min
Directors/Producers: Brendan Nahmias, Ruth Paul

A bold and personal look at Sikh hip-hop artist, Humble the Poet, a second generation South Asian poet and musician defining his own cultural identity.
English

ENNAKUM ORU PER
Los Angeles Premiere
Sri Lanka / 2011 / 12min
Director: Suba Sivakumaran

A nun residing in a monastery hides her daughter from an approaching military as civil war ravages modern day Sri Lanka.
Tamil with English subtitles

IKA

IKA

IKA
U.S. Premiere
India / 2012 / 15min
Director/Producer: Raam Reddy

Who needs a camera to make a film when you have a cardboard box, a magnifying glass, an old VHS tape and a chicken?
Telugu with English subtitles

RIPPLES
Los Angeles Premiere
USA / 2012 / 4min
Director/Producer: Shreyasi Das

An elderly woman remembers her youth back home in Calcutta, India in beautiful animation.
English

RIPPLES

RIPPLES

UNRAVEL
Los Angeles Premiere
UK / 2012 / 14min
Director: Meghna Gupta

Tall tales, dreams and stories are spun as Western society’s least wanted clothes are literally unraveled a world away.
Hindi with English subtitles

Filed Under: Hollywood Shorts Report

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