Gupta’s film chosen for Florence film festival


MUMBAI: White Feather Arthouse Films’ first film – The Great Indian Butterfly, after being selected for the Indo-America Arts Council Film Festival, is now set to go to the River to River, Florence Indian Film Festival.


The festival will be held from 7 – 13 December. The River to River, Florence Indian Film Festival, is the first festival in the world to entirely devote to films from and about India.


White Feather Arthouse Films was initiated to by Sanjay Gupta to promote independent cinema with daring content and to give voice and platform for young filmmakers exploring new vistas.

Says Gupta, “The Great Indian Butterfly just selected for the IAAC Film festival and now being selected for the Florence Indian Film festival is another feather in our cap. White feather Arthouse Films was launched as we wanted to make path-breaking films that would cater to a niche audience looking for intelligent cinema and now with getting selected for these festivals has made the company very proud.”


Directed by Sarthak Dasgupta, The Great Indian Butterfly features Aamir Bashir, Sandhya Mridul, Koel Purie and Barry John. The film deals with inquiries into simple truths and meanings of human existence.   Unable to come to terms with the sacrifices required for success, a young urban couple takes a trip in search of a mystical butterfly which if found, brings peace, love, luck and happiness.