MUMBAI: After winning the best feature film award in the South Asian International Film Festival in New York in October this year, Tanuja Chandra’s English film Hope And A Little Sugar will be featured at IFFI in Goa and at the Kara Film Festival in Karachi.
The movie will be screened on 30 November at the INOX Theatre in Goa and on 7 December in Karachi, Pakistan. The film stars Anupam Kher and Mahima Chowdhary along with, Vikram Chatwal and a newcomer Amit Cial.
“Hope And A Little Sugar will be screened in Goa and Karachi. Being an American production, the film show will be attended by the main cast and crew, many of whom are coming from New York to Goa just for the day. My film was first shown in the South Asian International Film Festival in New York in October this year, where it won the best Feature film award. In Goa it will be having its Asian premiere,” says Chandra.
An emotional drama shot in New York, the film tells the story of a young Muslim photographer, his secret love for a Sikh woman, and the conflict between him and his father-in-law who is a retired army colonel. The tale unfolds in the backdrop of the tumultuous events of 11 September, 2001 in New York.
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