India 2021, 20 min, English and Hindi, Hebrew & English subtitles

These laundrymen in suburban Mumbai know full well that if they’re not on the poster, they don’t matter. In the midst of the pandemic, in preparation for the annual festival celebrating the god Ganesh, they design a new poster adorned with their mugshots in hopes of enjoying at least five minutes of fame.

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Screening Schedule:
  • Fri 27.05 | 12:00 | Cinematheque 2
  • Tue 31.05 | 19:00 | Cinematheque 5
  • Watch Online | The film will be available From May 26th until June 5th

Rishi Chandna's debut short documentary, Tungrus (2018) traveled to 150+ international film festivals (Hot Docs, BFI London Film Festival, IDFA), won 28 awards, and became an Oscar-qualifying short documentary after winning at Slamdance Film Festival, 2019. It released online on NYT Op-Docs, PBS SHORTS, The Criterion Channel.

Production: Rishi Chandna
Production Company: Chicken Roll Films
Editing: Rishi Chandna, Grant Davis
Cinematography: Navagat Prakash, Ashutosh Thakur
Sound Design: Alok Kotian, Aditya Singh, Kartik Kulkarni