Kaveri

Kaveri is a Kannada short film that follows the story of it’s protagonist, a 13 year old girl as she negotiates what it might mean to become a woman. Engulfed by the vastness of the adult world, Kaveri searches for the gesture that provides hope.
Directed by Shilpa Munikempanna
Produced by Rashmi Munikempanna

The film is available, with English subtitles, here: https://vimeo.com/65633715

Awards

Best Short Fiction Award. 4th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala. India. 2011.

Best Asian Short 23rd Edition of Aguilar Short Film Festival, Spain, December 2011

Selections/Screenings

Short film Retrospective, Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival, France, February 1st –9th 2013
International Premier, 41st ‘Molodist’ Kyiv International Film festival, Ukraine October 22- 30, 2011
International female film festival, Malmö, Sweden, 2nd – 4th April 2012
Official Selection,
Créteil International Women’s Film Festival, France, 30th March – 8th April, 2012 Official Selection,
Portland Oregon’s Women Film Festival, March 8-11, 2012
Official Selection, 30th San Francisco Int’l Asian American Film Festival, March 8-18, 2012
Official Selection, ViBGYOR 2012, Kerala, February 21-26
Official Selection, 5th International Children’s Film Festival, Bangladesh, 21-27 January 2012
Official Selection, 8th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival 2012, New Delhi, March 5,6 and 7, 2012
Official Selection, 14thOlympia International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Pyrgos, 4th – 10th of December, 2011
SAIFF Shaan-e-awadh International Film Festival, Lucknow 18th – 20th Nov 2011
9th Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival, Kolkata 1st – 5th Nov 2011
Official Selection, 10th Third Eye Asian Film Festival, Mumbai, Dec 22-29, 2011
Official Selection, 23rd Castellinaria Film Festival 12-19 November 2011
3rd Annual Womens Film Institute Shorts Tour, San Francisco, 2011/2012
Official Selection, Asian Connection Film Festival, Lyon (France) 2011, 19th October 2011,
Women Filmmaker’s section, 12th Dhaka International Film Festival, January 12 – 20 , 2012
3rd i South Asian Film Festival 19th to 23rd September 2012
Our Lives….To Live Film Festival. Traveled to various parts of India.
Official Selection Corti da Sogni – Antonio Ricci, Ravenna, Italy May 2012
The Weight of Mountains Film Festival 2014 [ curators Tim Marshall & Melody Woodnutt]
Bio Paradis, Reykjavik (Iceland)
Gutto, Saudarkrokur (Iceland)
Fellsborg, Skagaströnd (Iceland)