India / USA
Gulzar, a boatman on Kashmir’s gorgeous, peaceful Dal Lake, plans on leaving his home for the city alongside his best friend Afzal. A military curfew puts their plans on hold, however. Forced to remain in his hometown, Gulzar meets Asifa, a pretty Kashmiri-American researcher studying the lake. A sweet and tender romance soon develops against a backdrop of jealousy, competition, and ongoing political turmoil.
Kashmiri with subtitles, 82 min
A confused narrator jumps between three extreme situations ... but are they actually all the same? A brilliantly constructed short with a perfect payoff.Part of: Shorts 7: Chaos Theory
French with English subtitles, 10 min