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Wed – Fri, July 3 – 5 / 9 pm
Sun, July 7 / 5 pm
Wed, July 10 / 7 pm
Directed by Rohena Gera
2018, India, 99 min
Hindi, English, and Marathi with subtitles

Writer-director Rohena Gera’s Sir, set within the confines of upper-crust Indian society, tells the story of a master and a servant who fall for each other. Ratna (Tillotama Shome) is a young widow who travels from her small village in the countryside to the megalopolis of Mumbai. A wealthy family of builders hires her to serve as a chambermaid for their son, Ashwin (Vivek Gomber). Ashwin is about to get married, but the wedding is called off when his fiancee is found to have been having an affair. Left alone, working for his dad’s company and brooding around the house, Ashwin slowly develops a bond with Ratna which turns into something far beyond that of a master and servant.

*Winner Best Film / 19th Annual New York Indian Film Festival

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Deeply memorable... shot with beautifully simplicity...with dazzling colours and intoxicating music.
- Ken Eisner, Georgia Straight
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Sun 18

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
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Shoot Some 16mm Film

Camera Orientation Day: Sat. June 1, 2019 – 10 AM – 2 PM (WFG Black Lodge Studio)

Shooting Days: June 3 – July 13, 2019

Processing Day: Sat. July 13 & Sun. July 14 – 10 AM – 2 PM (WFG Media Lab and Platform Dark Room)

Optical Printer Class: Sat. July 20 | 10am - 2pm

Editing: July – August

Screening Date: TBD
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2019 WFG Summer Teen Filmmaking Camp

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