Social x British Council present: INTO FILM #Mumbai
Social and The British Council invite you to spend an evening watching handpicked shorts from Into Films.
These short films cover various topics and subjects on social issues, moralities, ethics and problems that needs a better look at. A free screening, this provides a great opportunity to look into the world of the often ignored short films and give them the credit they deserve!
Offside: The only girl on the football team, 11-year-old Kirsty notices her Dad talking to the coach. Told that she won’t be able to play with them anymore more she is forced to come to terms with the changes that are happening to her body. With no mum to turn to and her dad unaware, Kirsty tries to figure it out herself in this delicate portrayal of a girl’s coming of age.
The River: Two boys, from different sides of a violent war, meet across a river in this highly visual and frank allegorical tale about the futility of war and the innocent victims caught amongst it.
Two Seas: A teenage girl is returned home by the police and threatened with being sent to Tehran by her worried father still grieving the death of her mother. With good exam results all the girl wants to do is study marine biology and so runs away to the sea to think only to be followed by her father and brothers. A touching drama delicately exploring a young person’s transition from childhood to adulthood.
Operator: An Emergency Services Operator starts her long shift by picking up a call to a mother whose house is on fire. This nail-biting short film gives a compellingly unique and at times distressing insight into the life and death situations an operator is faced with with not just once, but several times over the course of one evening.
Mr. Madila: An imaginative animation documenting a series of eccentric conversations between a young filmmaker and a spiritual healer whose beliefs and ideas on the universe are wonderfully brought to life through the filmmakers vivid, multi-coloured drawings.
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Rohan Plaza, 5th Rd, Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052