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Online Program: “Retro Short Films”

Romantic moustachioed man wearing a plaid suit sits in a moody, dark-lit setting
October 06 2022

3rd i’s Festival online program this year is “Retro Short Films.”

 Oct 6, 12am – 11:59pm.

3rd i’s Retro Short Films 2002-2019
An inspiring array from the UK, Canada, India, Pakistan and the USA.

Cross My Heart, Avie Luthra (UK, 2002, 22 min)
A young man leads a double life when he tries to convince his family that he is “Indian”’ enough to inherit his uncle’s video store. A hilarious critique of racism within the South Asian British community.

Waxed Poetic, Keshni Kashyap (USA, 2004, 2 min)
A little ode to the ancient Indian beauty practice of hair waxing.

6FT IN 7MIN, Rafael Del Toro (USA, 2005, 15 min)
A wonderfully dark and entertaining comedy about Rafeev Reddi, a South Asian British adolescent who has been surrounded by death all his life. On his 18th birthday he finally comes to understand why.

Post Nup, Sandeep Kumar Sood (2011, 2 min & 4 min)
A comedic animated series about a young couple. The two episodes here are: Episode 11: “Traveling Man” and Episode 12: “Being Salman Rushdie”

Shameless, Geeta Malik (USA, 2013, 4 min)
A woman on trial for prostitution whimsically turns the tables on her accusers

The First Session, Ryan Logan & Fawzia Mirza (USA, 2015, 6 min)
In this therapy-couch comedy, two women attempt to repair their relationship with the help of an unconventional therapist.

What’s Your Brown Number?  Vinnie Ann Bose (India, 2016, 5 min)
WIYBN is an animated short exploring the absurdity of colorism.

I Know Her, Fawzia Mirza, (Canada/Pakistan, 2019, 3 min)
A playful reflection on intimate relationships.


Date: Oct 6, 2022
Event Categories: , , ,
Directors Various
Country, Year Various/Various
Running Time 63 min
Language Various languages with subtitles



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