Ismat

Work type

film

Year

2019

Program

 - B

USA,  20m, Digital

 

When Ismat, an undocumented immigrant, is unable to get a day off at work, lines between personal and professional begin to blur.

 

Writer/Director: Gauri Adelkar
Producer: Preethi Prasad
Director of Photography: Armaan Virani
Editor: Sudarshan Suresh
Production Design: Juliana Barretto
Composer: Ho-Ling Tang
Sound Design: Pritam Das
Cast: Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Ahmad Razvi, Zephani Idoko, Alanna Smith

 

Contact: Gauri Adelkar, gja2111@columbia.edu          

 

Breaking Barriers Grant

 

 

About the Writer/Director

Gauri Adelkar

Gauri Adelkar is an Indian filmmaker pursuing her MFA at Columbia University, where she is the 2018 recipient of the Breaking Barriers Award. Focused on social justice, her work has screened at festivals such as the Hamptons International Film Festival, Athens International Film & Video Festival and won awards including Best Director at the Boston International Film Festival.


 
PROGRAM B PREMIERE

Friday, May 17, 7:30 pm
Walter Reade Theater

Tickets⇒

 

Program B Encore: Saturday, May 18, 2 pm, Lenfest Center for the Arts; Free and open to the public