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Indian film “Rhythmatics” selected for Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

By NewsDesk • Published on October 20, 2012

Rhythmatics directed by Hitesh Kewalya will screen at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (CICFF). The festival will run from the 26th October to 4th November, 2012.

The CICFF is one of the largest annual children’s film festivals that screens over 250 films from across 40 countries.

Rhythmatics is produced by Edumedia, a company that explores the impact of education on media through events, print, films, internet, television, mobile, gaming and other emerging media.

“Math teacher Mugdha is exasperated with her student Vikram who is always fidgety in class. But she notices that Vikram is very methodical with his tapping and twiddling, even his distractions have a consistent beat. Being a teacher who does not giving up easily on her students, Mugdha decides to help Vikram to focus and learn his concepts by adopting a beat and rhythm to her teaching. In the end, a conventionally strict teacher, finds and unconventional way of helping her student,” reads the synopsis of the film on the Edumedia website.

Kewalya, a graduate from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, started his career as a writer for the All India Radio. He has worked as a screenwriter, lyricist, and director.

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