Audacity | A Short Film by Anirban Roy (with English subtitles)

Audacity | A Short Film by Anirban Roy (with English subtitles)



It starts out over a song and ends up where no one could have expected. A thirteen-year-old Indian girl has her first real confrontation with authority when her father forbids her to play the American dance music she loves. When she decides to take revenge, the situation escalates to become a neighborhood scandal. A dark comedy about parental authority, teenage rebellion, curry, whiskey, and house music.

“This short film packs in drama and social satire that could fill an entire feature. It’s fun to be audacious.” – Anirudh Bhattacharyya, Columnist, The Hindustan Times (India’s largest-selling daily).

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Audacity won the following awards:

Audience Choice Award at IFFLA, 2012
Festival Committee Award at Miami Short Film Festival, 2012

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Audacity has been shown at numerous festivals, including:

NYIFF, 2012
AFI Fest, 2012
Vancouver International Film Festival, 2012
Dallas International Film Festival
Kerala International Film Festival
Newport Beach Film Festival
Silhouette Courts Métrages, Paris, 2012
Boston International Film Festival, 2012
Edmonton International Film Festival, 2012
Indian Film Festival, Stuttgart, 2012

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Original title: Aashpordha
Director: Anirban Roy
Screenplay: Anirban Roy, Robert Little
Producer: Somnath Sen

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