Tungrus and Cat Sticks win at 25th Slamdance Film Festival!
Author: Tribe Desk |
February 1st 2019
Directed by Rishi Chandna, Tungrus won the Documentary Short Grand Jury Prize at the 25th Slamdance Film Festival. The first independent short film by Chandna, it has been very well received across the world having played at Visions Du Reel, BFI London Film Festival, Melbourne Film Festival, HotDocs and IDFA. In a cramped apartment in Mumbai, a family considers eating their hell-raising pet rooster, so that they can reclaim their lives. Having been featured on New York Times as an Op-Doc (opinion documentary), watch the short film here.
Cat Sticks received an honourable mention in the Narrative Feature category wherein Dollhouse by Nicole Brending won the Grand Jury Prize. Co-scripted by Ronny Sen and Soumyak Kanti DeBiswas, the film themed on drug addiction was the only Indian film selected in the Narrative Feature Competition category at Slamdance Film Festival 2019.
Running alongside the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Slamdance ran from January 25-31, 2019, concluding with the awards ceremony was held at the Treasure Mountain Inn.