Widow of Silence

(Urdu/2018/85 mins)  Praveen Morchhale

24-May-2019 | 02:00 PM | The Stein Auditorium

Synopsis: In a conflict ridden Kashmir, a Muslim half-widow finds herself, her 11 year old daughter and ill mother-in-law in a crisis when she attempts to get her missing husband’s death certificate from the government. Now she will have to find the strength to come out from an unthinkable and absurd situation.

Cast: Shilpi Marwaha, Ajay Chourey, Bilal, Noorjahan

Cinematography: Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah

Editing: Anthony Joseph

Writer: Praveen Morchhale

Sound: Sanal George

Director Bio: ICFT Unesco-Gandhi Medal Award winner filmmaker Praveen Morchhale was born in Central India. After few years of making short films and working as a theatre director, Praveen Morchhale achieved recognition with his debut feature film‘Barefoot to Goa’(2013). ‘Walking With The Wind’ (2017) was his second film which screened at the competition as Camerimage, Sao Paulo IFF, Fribourg IFF, Mumbai Film Fest and many other film festivals. ‘Walking With The Wind’ won 3 National Film Awards in 2018.

A new wave filmmaker, he is known for his simple, subtle and poetic films.

Age Limit: U/A

Festivals & Awards: Best Indian Film Award , Kolkata International Film Festival2018 |International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019|Goteborg Film Festival 2019|Busan International Film Festival |IFF of Asian Cinema, Vesoul 2019 | IFFK 2018 |BIFF 2018 |IFFLA 2019