KUSH

By Shubhashish BHUTIANI

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Social issues - Completed 2013

Inspired by a true story: In 1984, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her two Sikh bodyguards, causing anti-Sikh riots to erupt throughout the country. A teacher travelling back from a field trip with her class of 10-year-old students struggles to protect Kush, the only Sikh student in the class, from the growing violence around him.

Festivals
& Awards

Venice - Biennale 2013
Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film
Venice - Biennale 2013
Best Innovative Budget Award
Hamptons International Award 2013
Special Jury Prize for Cast Performances
FilmLabFestival 2013
Winner Best Short Film
South Asian International Film Festival 2013
HBO sponsored Best Short Film Award
Cleveland International Film Festival 2013
Honorable Mention in International Short Film Award
National Award 2013
presented by the President of India
Dusty Film and Animation 2013
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    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Social issues, True Story, Drama
    • Countries
    • INDIA
    • Languages
    • HINDI
    • Duration
    • 20 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Shubhashish BHUTIANI
    • Writer(s)
    • Shubhashish BHUTIANI
    • Producer(s)
    • Sanjay BHUTIANI, Sajida SHARMA, Shubhashish BHUTIANI, Lata BHANDARI, Monica BHUTIANI, Yogi VASHISHTA, K.N. BHANDARI
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