Sundance Film Forward: film, Umrika
Sundance Film Forward travels to Georgia to present the film, Umrika
with filmmakers Prashant Nair (Director, Umrika), Swati Shetty (Producer, Umrika).
In partnership with StickyToePads (Producers of Atlanta 48 Hour Film Project and DecaturDocs),
Film Forward visits Atlanta and Macon for a series of screenings, discussions, and master classes.
Discussion with director Prashant Nair and producer Swati Shetty to follow the screening.
Genre: drama, comedy.
A small village in India is invigorated when one of their own travels to America (aka Umrika) and details his adventures through letters home, sparking community debate and inspiring hope. But when the letters mysteriously stop coming, his younger brother Rama sets out on a journey to find him. With the help of his best friend Lalu, Rama retraces his brother's path to find himself charting one of his own.
Date: Monday, March 28, 2016
Free and open to the public.
Venue: White Hall Screening Room 110, Emory University, 301 Dowman Dr., Atlanta, GA 30322