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International Shorts Series 1 & 2 (72m)

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International Shorts Series 1 & 2 (72m) contains the following films:

1) Aniksha (20m)

2) Leaving Isiolo (15m)

3) Ashes (20m)

4) Hakuumacaato (17m)

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After her arranged marriage, Aniksha a young Mauritian woman finds a job at a busy call center where she encounters her enigmatic supervisor and discovers a world of possibilities placing her between the choice of tradition or a modern lifestyle.


Awards: Jury Prize for Best Canadian Short Film, Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival, 2020; Best Foreign Film Award, L.A. Shorts IFF, 2021

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    20 minutes
  • Language
    French, Creole
  • Country
    Mauritius, Canada
  • Premiere
    Los Angeles
  • Director
    Vincent Toi
  • Screenwriter
    Vincent Toi
  • Producer
    Vincent Toi
  • Co-Producer
    Guillaume Colin
  • Cast
    Neeshi Beeharry, Laurent Lucas, Kristeven Mootien
  • Cinematographer
    Antoine Ryan
  • Editor
    Daniel Dietzel
  • Production Design
    Valérie-Jeanne Mathieu
  • Sound Design
    Simon Gervais
  • Music
    Tobias Rochman