2nd International Film Festival of Shimla
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 ​​​OFFICIAL SELECTION IFFS2023
International Film Festival of Shimla
(9th Edition)
Festival Date: 22-24 September 2023
Venue: Gaiety Theatre, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India





​SN | Project Title | Duration | Country of Origin | Language | Project Type | Director 
1 Seven Thousand Souls | 0:58:45 | Czech Republic | English | Documentary | Sanjin Miric 
2 HOW DO I SHOW THE OCEAN SPACE YOU CARRIED INSIDE YOU? | 0:40:00 | Mumbai, India | English | Documentary | Abeer Rafeeq Khan
3 Brush Stroke |0:38:57 | India | Assamese | Documentary | Parthajit Baruah
4 THAT DAY | 1:14:44 | China | Chinese | Feature | Zuofu
5 Happiness Class | 0:51:00 | Delhi, India | English | Documentary | Samina Mishra
6 SwaraSamhitha | 0:32:15 | Canada | Telugu | Short | Srinivas Krishna Kasturi
7 Missing Since 6.12.1956 | 0:19:58 | Pune, India | Marathi | Short | Anand Pande
8 BANDIT'S BAZOOKA 0:29:59 Delhi, India Hindi Short DIVYESH GANDHI
9 Window Shopping উইন্ডো শপিং  0:34:07 India Bengali Short Soumitra Bagchi
10 The Ripple 0:23:24 Imphal, Manipur, India Other Short Khwairakpam Bishwamittra Singh
11 Solitary 0:16:59 Canada Arabic, English,Hindi, Japanese, Panjabi, Russian, Spanish, Urdu Short Maninder Chana
12 Fatima 0:59:00 Kolkata, India Hindi Documentary Sourabh Kanti Dutta
13 A Lost Tune Of Life 0:21:19 Assam, India Assamese Short Biju Das
14 Enter the Room 0:15:00 United States English Short Harry Waldman
15 Knife, Chocolate 0:15:00 Iran Persian Short Hooshmand Varaei
16 Searcher 0:19:28 Delhi, India English Documentary Divya Sachar
17 By The Throat 1:17:47 Belgium Dutch Documentary Effi, Amir
18 The Stranger 1:36:19 United States English Feature Veena Sud
19 SHAKILA  – The Collage of Struggle  0:49:00 Kolkata, India Bengali Documentary Subhasis Chakraborty
20 Uss Paar उस पार 0:09:27 India Hindi Short Aditya Arvind Chavan
21 Ankahi 0:25:41 Mumbai, India Hindi Short Kaksha Patel
22 Chasing Mirages 0:05:22 Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Hindi Music Video Abhishek Kumawat
23 The Heart's Eye 0:15:00 United States English Short Sriram Thiruvengadam
24 What Are You Searching? ते के लाउ लोडना ? 0:34:55 Kullu, HP, India Hindi Short Princy Pal
25 Mate 0:33:08 Australia English Short George-Alex Nagle
26 Vindhya Victim Verdict V3 2:04:00 India Tamil Feature AMUDHAVANAN P
27 Titu Ambani 2:00:00 Mumbai, India Hindi Feature Rohit Raj Goyal
28 THE SECRET OF WOMEN 1:37:48 Trivandrum, Kerala, India Malayalam Feature PRAJESHSEN G
29 Game Over 0:28:24 Turkey Persian, Turkish Documentary Saeed Mayahy, Miriam Carlsen
30 For The Sake Of Ava 1:40:00 Iran Persian Feature Mohsen Seraji
31 Ekaki একাকী 0:26:33 Guwahati, Assam, India Assamese Short Rupam Jyoti Malakar
32 HOD 0:33:54 Bengaluru, India English Short Vishanth
33 APARNA 1:23:23 Kolkata, India Bengali Feature INDRANIL CHAKRABARTI
34 DomKawala- The Raven 0:10:43 Maharashtra, India Marathi Short Prasad Sawant
35 Fallen Shadows At Sunset 0:06:11 Iran English Animation Hiva Amini, Mehdi Golnari
36 Dava दवा 0:14:51 Chhattisgarh, India Hindi Short Shashank Trivedi
37 Shooting Your Own Shadow 0:03:21 United States English Short Joseph J Parisi, Michael Amman
38 The Road 0:21:42 India Hindi Short Daanish Shastri WITHDRAWN
39 Roya 0:21:59 Afghanistan Persian Short Mohammad Reza Mohammadi
40 Dot 0:08:12 Iran English Animation Mohammad Zare
41 Meera 0:25:38 Kolakat, India Bengali, English Short Saurav Mookherji
42 The Merchant Of Vinashna 0:19:03 USA & India Hindi Short Kunal Shrivastava
43 CHAR-DHAM [Four Abodes - The Pilgrimage] 0:22:28 Mumbai, India Hindi Short RAKESH MADHOTRA
44 The Murder of Olof Palme 0:20:17 Sweden English Animation Joaquim Weibull, Paco Garcia
45 Boond-boond se... (Every drop counts!) 0:30:00 Mumbai, India Hindi Documentary Nandan Saxena, Kavita Bahl
46 The Journey of ISRO 0:56:30 India English Documentary Shridhar K S
47 Sundarban - Saga of Hungry Tides 0:59:59 Kolkata, India Bengali Documentary Abhijit Chakraborty
48 Smiling Goddesses 0:10:47 Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India Hindi Documentary RICHA SINGH RAJPUROHIT
49 MAKHA 0:05:28 India Dogri Music Video RAHUL ROSHAN AZAD
50 Darbha दर्भ  0:22:03 Mumbai, India Marathi Short Vismay Kamate
51 On / Off 0:07:06 Argentina No Dialogue Animation Nicolas P. Villarreal
52 HE CONQUERED THE JUNGLE  0:24:55 Bengaluru, India Telugu Short Sai Bharadwaj Vedula
53 Songya  1:44:00 India Marathi Feature Milind Inamdar
54 Like a Dog 0:19:52 Tehran, Iran Persian Short Hamid Naseri Moghadam
55 DAHINI - THE WITCH 1:50:00 Hyderabad, India Hindi Feature RAJESH TOUCHRIVER
56 For Child Never Born برای کودکی که هرگز زاده نشد   0:15:00 Iran Persian Short Afsaneh Aghanezhad, Vali Bagheri
57 LOHRI 0:15:17 Canada English Short Virinderpaul Singh
58 Awakenings of Rock 0:15:00 Chandigarh, India No Dialogue Short Abhinav Chhabra
59 Ezhuthola (Saga of alphabets) 1:40:10 India Malayalam Feature SURESH UNNIKRISHNAN
60 The Relapse 0:27:00 Mumbai, India English Short Naren Singh Nayak
61 Punch drunk 1:40:00 Iran Persian Feature Adel Tabrizi
62 The Dream I’ve Never Had 0:15:00 Iran Persian Short Majid Halvaei
63 NELUMBO 0:16:16 Khuzestan, Iran Persian Short Abbas Khademalrasoul
64 FORGOTTEN SONG (39 min) 0:39:59 Poland Polish Short Monika Grzybowska
65 Kim's Video 1:24:00 United States English, Italian, Korean Documentary Ashley Sabin, David Redmon
66 Tyrannosaurus Blues 0:03:18 Italy English, Italian Documentary Vittorio Caratozzolo & Class 1 A
67 Two worlds 0:11:28 Tamil Nadu, India Tamil Short nithya gopalakrishnan
68 LIB- Life Is Beautiful 0:23:33 India Malayalam Short Baijuraj Chekavar
69 Naree ণাঋ  0:26:45 Dhaka, Bangladesh No Dialogue Short Mohammad Arafatur Rahman
70 Curettage 0:11:41 Guilan, Iran Persian Short Sepideh Ghavami
71 The Writer is dead  1:07:00 United States English Feature Shahab Hosseini
72 Nargesi 1:24:00 Iran Persian Feature Payam Eskandari
73 The Breath 0:52:00 Iran German, Italian, Persian, Thai, Turkish Documentary Behzad Rezaei WITHDRAWN
74 Ismail 0:17:00 Egypt Arabic Short Maged Atta About seta
75 Saas (Mother-in-law) सास 0:29:30 Shimla, India Hindi Short Rajnishwar Chauhan
76 The Last School Of India & The Adventures Of Guruji 0:50:49 Mumbai, India Hindi Documentary Bhupesh Jagdish Sehgal
77 Dawn of Death طلوع مرگ 0:12:19 Iran English Short armin rajaei
78 The Magic Plate 0:28:17 India Malayalam Short SREERAG POIKAYIL
79 Into the Mist  1:18:42 Bagmati, Nepal English, Nepali Documentary Sachin Ghimire, Gaurab KC
80 Yaadhum Oore Yaavarum Kelir [ One Planet; One Family ]  1:35:27 India English, Tamil Feature Venkata Krishna Roghanth
81 The Librarian 0:20:43 Turkey Turkish Short, Student Serkan Aktaş
82 POROBHAT- (OF FOLK AND FLUTE)' 0:59:43 Guwahati, Assam, India Assamese Documentray Monjul Baruah
83 Aach 0:31:20 Sangli, India Marathi Short Film S Rohit
84 Reminiscence of Gangaur (यादों में गणगौर)  0:29:00 Bhopal, India Hindi Documentray Sudeep Sohni 
85 Pratibada 0:29:46 Bhubaneswar, India Odia Short Film JITENDRIYA PRADHAN
86 HER SHARE OF SKY 0:36:00 Mumbai, India Hindi Documentary Manoranjan Badatya
87 Tenzing Bodosa 0:56:44 JNU, New Delhi Hindi Documentary Mushuka Ramchiary
88 JUARE 0:20:23 Kullu, H.P Hindi Documentary DDMA 
89 LAADI SURMA 0:06:43 Shimla, H.P Himachali Music Video Praveen Jaret
90 Mann Bhovta Khany tari 0:07:47 Panaji, Goa Konkni Music Video Mayur Kambli 
91 White Roses  0:15:32 Chandigarh English Short Film | Preety Sharma
92 Beyond the 7 Seas 2:30:00 Kochi, Kerala Malayalam Feature Films | Pratheesh Uthaman & Dr Smily Titus
93 Vallicheruppu 1:46:00 Kochi, Kerala Malayalam Feature Films | Sree Bharathi 
94 Akashathinu Thazhe 1:46:00 Kochi, Kerala Malayalam Feature Films | Lijeesh Mullezhathu
95 Kooman 2:33:00 Kochi, Kerala Malayalam Feature Films | JITHU JOSEPH
96 Home 2:41:00 Kochi, Kerala Malayalam Feature Films | Rojin Thomas
97 Nekal-Chronicle of the Paddy Man | 0:41:25 | Kochi, Kerala | Malayalam | Documentary | Ramdas M.K
98 Our Odyssey is Red | 0:39:18 | France | English | Documentary | Naomi Jahan 
99 MIRAG 0:16:14 Mumbai Marathi Short Film Abhijeet Zunjarrao
100 Chiya Bare Bare | 0:04:35 | Srinagar | Music Video | Gul Reyaz
101 The Wedding of Equality | 0:35:00 | Chhapra, Bihar | Hindi | Documentary | Aakash Arun/Sushant
102 Back to the future |1:30:00 | Delhi | Hindi | Documentary | Manohar Singh Bishtt​

​103 Ek Jagah Apni | 1:30:00 | Delhi | Hindi | Feature | Maheen Mirza
104 Motherhood In Captive | 0:54:00 Iran/Dubai | Persian | Documentary | MS. MARYAM EBRAHIMVAND
105 The Pledge | 0:18:32 | Iran/Dubai | Persian | Short Film MS. MARYAM VEYSMORADI
106 Dhinga | Gavar |0:30:00 | Jaipur | Rajasthani| Documentary | Somendra Harsh /RIFF Film Club
107 Noishorrifics | 0:35:00 | Kerala | Malayalam | Documentary | Sohan Lal

108 ​​SON OF THE SOIL | 0:23:57 | Manipur, India | Manipuri | Short Fiction | Akanshya Bhagabati