Two Indian short films will be screened at the 6th Gulf Film Festival to be held from April 11-17, 2013 in Dubai.
Allah is Great by Andrea Iannetta is part of the official International Short Competition. It revolves around Frank Asmas, a Danish engineer who meets Salim, a taxi driver, when he is on his way out of a remote Indian village to Nairobi. Coming from different worlds, their journey together results in mayhem.
The film won a Special Jury award at the 60th National awards announced recently.
Calcutta Taxi (India-Canada) by Vikram Dasgupta will be screened in Intersections section. The film is set against the grimy backdrop of a city going through a political crisis and unravels the story of three lives that coincide and affect each other.
The Gulf Film Festival is an annual non-profit cultural event that aims to celebrate the highest standards of Gulf cinema.