V PICK – Short Films that go beyond the creative norms

05 . Aug . 2017
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Going beyond the conventional ways of story-telling, few short films are breaking the norms and creating new highs for the genre. This week, we present films that have successfully gone beyond their individual boundaries, and vowed us with their efforts.

Laali: When you are moved in your seat and can’t predict the end, that’s a thriller film well made. And director Poojitha Prasad has done just that with Laali. Without being too eerie with the story handling, Poojitha managed to get us the chill in the end.

Noise: Kalki Koechlin’s slam poetry offering makes us think twice about everyday nuances that we ignore living in a metro city, but which have long lasting and life altering effects. The film captures Mumbai in the truest manner possible. Enjoy Kalki’s one-woman show for her poetic prowess.

The Gift: If you looking for some great story and even greater performances, then The Gift is a must for you. It was the conviction of the leading ladies – Mandira Bedi and Gul Panag in this thriller’s script that they agreed to perform a lip lock for it. Don’t miss it if you are a Jeffrey Archer/Agatha Christie fan. Actor Kushal Punjabi made his directorial and story writing debut with this short film. Kudos!

With the growing digital platform, directors and scriptwriters are expected to push the boundaries further. This translates to short films with better content for the audiences in the days to come.