Online VOD

Online VOD

All Caleidoscope Virtual Edition films will be accessible from across North America from our streaming partner Festivee. The passes are available at $49 only. Passes will allow you to see all content for the virtual edition of the festival. Please buy your passes today at:

https://indianfilmfestivalboston.festivee.com/passes

 

Feature Films:

 

Film: Kathaa at 8

Language: Tamil | Malayalam | Assamese

Directed byShilpa Krishnan Shukla

Key Actors: Rachita Arke, Arzu Arnool, Geeta Balagangadharan

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: World's 1st anthology in 8 languages, written, produced and directed by a single film maker. First feature film in 8 Indian languages - Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu.

Film: Aaha Re

Language:  Bengali

Directed byRanjan Ghosh

Key Actors: Arifin Shuvo, Rituparna Sengupta, Amrita Chattopadhyay

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: Two completely different persons from two different countries and religion but one thing bond them together, that's their love for cooking.

Film: Nirvana Inn

Language: Hindi

Directed by: Vijay Jayapal

Key Actors: Adil Hussain, Rajshri Deshpande, Sandhya Mridul, Mathivanan Rajendran, Sandeep Mahajan, Raj Sharma, Rajeev Sharma

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: Nirvana Inn is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language psychological horror filmIt follows the story of a boatman who becomes the caretaker of a Himalayan resort after an attempted suicide

bhor

Film:  Bhor

Language: Hindi

Directed by:  Kamakhya Narayan Singh

Key Actors:   Devesh Ranjan, Saveree Gaur, Nalneesh Neel

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: It is said that our nation is a reality of two countries: 1. INDIA - The India of the 21st century, of gleaming malls, cloud piercing skyscrapers, expressways and air conditioned metro rails, of English speaking youth making their mark in the modern world And 2. BHARAT - Rural, agrarian, still bound to old traditions and cultural roots, lacking the basics of modern amenities and influences.

 

robibar

Film: Robibaar

Language:  Bengali

Directed by:  Atanu Ghosh

Key Actors: Jaya Ahsan, Prasenjit Chatterjee

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: Fifteen years after they parted ways, Sayani, Law officer in a corporate firm meets Asimabha, a brilliant man leading a devious life, and they go through a unique journey with a curious interplay of conflict, intrigue and surprise.

 

biryaani

Film: Biryaani

Language: Malayaalam

Directed by:  Sajin Babu

Key Actors: Mini I G, Shailaja Jala, Thonakkal Jayachandran |

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: The movie chronicles the life of Khadeeja, a married muslim woman confined within the four walls of the household, forced to conceal her desires in the name of religious and societal norms.

 

Short Films:

 

Film: Transistor

Language:  Hindi

Directed byPrem Singh

Key Actors: Ahsaas Channa, Mohammad Samad

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: Set in 1975 - Rural India, Transistor is a love story of two teenagers and how proclamation of the National Emergency and a Transistor made all the difference to their relationship.

 

 

 

Film: Ekaant

Language: Marathi

Directed bySwapnil Pagare

Key Actors: Sukanya Kulkarni, Pradnya Kuwadekar

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: 'Manasi' a poet and 'Sudha' a housewife are deeply in love with each other but the restrictions of the society has put chains around their relationships.

 

Film: Musafir Hoon Yaaro

 

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

 

Film:Painful Pride

Language: Hindi

Directed bySaumitra Singh

Key Actors: Akashdeep Arora, Rajat Arora, Pallavi Joshi

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: She needs care than cure, because it's not a disease it's just a phase.

 

amar

Film: Amar moner kone jhor - A lockdown tale

Language: Bengali

Directed by:  Soumya Sen

Key Actors: Kalpita Sen

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: It's a story of the soul of a girl, her emotions, her struggle, her wings of fantasy, her transcendence to a world where she could craft her happiness... her altered perception of life amidst an unique lockdown.

amar

Film: And he blinks

Language: Silent

Directed by:  Aneek Chaudhuri

Key Actors: Sabuj Barddhan and Ipsita Kundu

Date/Time : Anytime Nov 5 - 8

Synopsis: And, he blinks is a film on a paralysed man and his nurse who develop a dependence on each other.

shree

Film: Sree Winter Season with Jayshree Rajamani

Synopsis :

Sree is a feature-length documentary about female empowerment through dance in the immigrant community within North America. Following the stories of four different women in different locations around North America, 'Sree' showcases how dance pulls these women away from their isolated and unhappy pasts when they first immigrated and pushes them to a fulfilling future.

Jayshree, the second woman who represents 'Winter', is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer who comes to America. Though happily married, she's unable to have children. After she adopts her children from India, she celebrates the adoption by using her dance skills to fund-raise for the orphanage her children came from. She melds her classical Indian dance skills to the tune of Western jazz music, bridging a connection from her past to her present home.