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Kamali
24-minutes
A single Indian mother fights for her daughter’s empowerment through skateboarding.
Screening days and times
  • Sunday: Block 1 – 9:00am

Kamali

Filmmakers
Running Time
Short Film
24 minutes
Genres
Documentary, Short

Kamali

Kamali is the only girl skateboarder in a fishing village. Her timorous mother, Suganthi takes a pilgrimage in a quest for self discovery. Separated for the first time, they must find freedom in a man’s world.

Filmmaker Notes:

Kamali’s story represents an incredible moment in India and shows how massive change can start with just one person. I wanted to create a film that celebrates everyone who takes the risk to be themselves. I believe skateboarding is a symbol of going against the grain, standing boldly in front of society and taking ownership of one’s life. I feel that Kamali’s mother Suganthi, and others like her, hidden by the walls of their homes, are heroes who should be celebrated for their quiet bravery. I hope this film does just that.

Film details
Subtitles
Full
More information
Festival screenings
Year(s) screened
  • 2019
Screening days and times
  • Sunday: Block 1 – 9:00am
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