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This selection showcases the impact of race, immigration status and caste on young people following their dreams and pursuing their interests

For Ages 11-14 | 71 minutes | Presented in English and original languages with English subtitles

Themes: Facing challenges, overcoming obstacles, discrimination, identity, peer pressure, awakenings, religion, tradition, untouchables

This program contains: Mature language

Wheels on the Bus

After being bullied into making iron wheels for his upper-caste peers, Bhyal, a lower caste blacksmith, and his friend Laba are compelled to steal iron from the village to make the wheels. At Bhyal workshops, the boys work through the night and fall asleep. Laba's father finds his son asleep with Bhyal. Outraged at this sight, he calls the village religious chief to purify his son.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    North American Premiere
  • Note
    THEMES: Gender Spectrum, Identity Exploration
  • Director
    Surya Shahi
  • Screenwriter
    Surya Shahi, Rajesh Prasad Khatri
  • Producer
    Sushant Shrestha, Surya Shahi, Rajesh Prasad Khatri, Prabin Kumar Rawat