Pari has promised her blind brother Chotu that she’ll help get his eyesight back before he is ten. She doesn’t know how, but she’s optimistic. One day she spots her favourite Bollywood star, Shah Rukh Khan, on an eye-donation poster. Convinced he will cure her brother, the orphaned siblings set off to meet him, on a fairy-tale-like journey across Rajasthan, full of laughter, music, singing and new friendships.
Subtitles will be read by an experienced reader.
This film is screening as part of IFI Family Festival 2016 (June 24 – 26th).
Closing Night Short Film: My Grandfather Was a Cherry Tree
A young boy shares his thoughts about life and death in this exquisite Russian animation as he describes his unusual Grandfather who was a strong believer in true love.
Russia / 2015 / Animation / Directors: Olga Poliektova, Tatiana Poliektova