The MovieSaints short film section (shortScape) is relatively new compared to most digital platforms, but the collection is versatile
Time slows down in Shanawaz Nellikunnil’s enigmatically titled 405, a short film based on a story by Murali Govindan, Krithika Manohar and Vishnu Nair
Despite its shaky end, Terribly Tiny Talkies’ latest short starring Rasika Dugal and Mukul Chadda is sweet, well-acted and wryly observational
Seema Bhargava Pahwa symptomizes the conflict between two haplessly domestic forms of Indian femalehood with heartbreaking pathos
The philosophy of the film may sound heavy, but it’s not. It’s accessible, even at the risk of being too obvious
There is no time for the viewer to develop any sort of empathetic connection with the events on screen. Blink and you might miss a two-month timeline
Some of them are safe and simplistic, and some of them, grating. A few titles are more watchable than others
Large Short Films’ Bin Bulaaye starring Ira Dubey and Naseeruddin Shah, is about unfilmable human emotions like closure and healing.
Ved and Arya deserves credit for how it’s composed. Far too often, conversational shorts try too hard to hide hints that are supposed to belatedly dawn upon the viewer, but here, naturalism is built into the moment
When the female protagonist refuses to be a heroine, and instead chooses to rebel for her own sanity rather than for the sake of defiance, we get a rare and modestly relatable character like the one here
Based in the bleak Ajji universe, Devashish Makhija’s new short is another damning critique of casual misogyny
When so many known faces across eras – Kajol, Shruti Haasan, Neha Dhupia, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Neena Kulkarni – come together in the same frame, it’s almost always likely that the film will favour message over method.