Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest

South Asian American Shorts package includes 4 films

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 A mysterious phone call draws a religious studies professor into a dark labyrinth of mystic puzzles, the answers to which will reveal a nefarious global conspiracy - and shake the foundations of the world’s oldest religion.

Director Biography - Raj Krishna

Raj’s first began his career as a producer; his first short film, MY ‘FRIEND’ MICK (directed by Ankush Jindal), played at Fantastic Fest and LA Shorts and was sold to ShortsTV in 2019. Raj’s second short KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK (directed by Sudhanshu Saria), world premiered at the Busan, won Best Screenplay at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), and was picked up by Mubi. Raj also produced THE REUNITED STATES (directed by Ben Rekhi), profiling the political and racial polarization happening in the US, which will be playing at Cinequest and the United Nations Film Festival in October 2020. Raj’s cannibal horror script VARNA HEIGHTS was selected as one of ten projects to be featured at the NFDC Co-Production Market at Film Bazaar in Goa in Nov 2019.

In 2020, Raj directed his first film PADMAVYUHA, an Indo-American mystery thriller rooted in Indian mythology. The film stars Nikhil Prakash, Ross Turner, and Pooja Batra.

  • Year
  • Runtime
  • Language
    English, Hindi
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Raj Krishna
  • Screenwriter
    Raj Krishna
  • Producer
    Sean O'Hare, Oscar Arguello
  • Cast
    Nikhil Prakash, Ross Turner, Jaaved Jaaferi, Pooja Batra