When a 'manual scavenger' cannot continue her work emptying dry outdoor toilets for upper caste villagers, her 11-year-old daughter must assume the responsibility.
SCREENING | WEDNESDAY, JULY 11TH |CROWLEY THEATER
SHORT | USA, INDIA | Texas Premiere, 23mins.
Shilpi Shikha Agrawal recently directed, photographed, and wrote 'DO NOT LOSE' and '(OUT)CASTE'. Both shorts, which she shot on 35mm, are currently playing festivals internationally. They were made during her time at the American Film Institute Conservatory, from which she has an MFA. Previously, she freelanced in New York as a cinematographer and before that, spent years cutting her teeth in the electrical & camera departments. She currently splits her time between Los Angeles and Texas.
Directed and written by: Shilpi Shikha Agrawal
Editor: Knar Kitabjian
Producer: Elena Aksenova
Cast: Aurea Jolly, Nandini Minocha, Deepti Gupta