Kaveri (2011) 19 minutes. HD. Narrative Short Film. Kannada

Kaveri is a short film that follows the story of the protagonist, a 13 year old girl as she negotiates what it might mean to become a woman. Engulfed by the vastness of the adult world, Kaveri searches for the gesture that provides hope. This film has been screened at various national and international film festivals.

Award: Best Short Fiction Award 4th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala, 29th July – 4th August 2011

Award: Best Asian Short 23rd Edition of Aguilar Short Film Festival, Spain, December 2011

Film Festivals and Screenings

  • Short film Retrospective, Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival, France, February 1st –9th 2013
  • International Premier, 41st ‘Molodist’ Kyiv International Film festival, Ukraine October 22- 30, 2011
  • International female film festival, Malmö, Sweden, 2nd – 4th April 2012
 Official Selection
  • Créteil International Women’s Film Festival, France, 30th March – 8th April, 2012 Official Selection
  • Portland Oregon’s Women Film Festival, March 8-11, 2012
  • Official Selection, 30th San Francisco Int’l Asian American Film Festival, March 8-18, 2012
  • Official Selection, ViBGYOR 2012, Kerala, February 21-26
  • Official Selection, 5th International Children’s Film Festival, Bangladesh, 21-27 January 2012
  • Official Selection, 8th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival 2012, New Delhi, March 5,6 and 7, 2012
  • Official Selection, 14thOlympia International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Pyrgos, 4th – 10th of December, 2011
  • SAIFF Shaan-e-awadh International Film Festival, Lucknow 18th – 20th Nov 2011
  • 9th Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival, Kolkata 1st – 5th Nov 2011
  • Official Selection, 10th Third Eye Asian Film Festival, Mumbai, Dec 22-29, 2011
  • Official Selection, 23rd Castellinaria Film Festival 12-19 November 2011
  • 3rd Annual Womens Film Institute Shorts Tour, San Francisco, 2011/2012
  • Official Selection, Asian Connection Film Festival, Lyon (France) 2011, 19th October 2011
  • Women Filmmaker’s section, 12th Dhaka International Film Festival, January 12 – 20 , 2012
  • 3rd i South Asian Film Festival 19th to 23rd September 2012
  • Our Lives….To Live Film Festival. Traveled to various parts in India.
  • Official Selection Corti da Sogni – Antonio Ricci, Ravenna, Italy May 2012
  • The Weight of Mountains Film Festival 2014 [ curators Tim Marshall & Melody Woodnutt]
    Bio Paradis, Reykjavik (Iceland)
    Gutto, Saudarkrokur (Iceland)
    Fellsborg, Skagaströnd (Iceland)