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Sunday, May 14, 2:00 pm

India, Rated G, 44 Minutes
Directors: Nazneen Bhatia and Anshul Adhikari
Cast: Roshni, Jaidev, Dr. Om Kumar Sharma

Sunday, May 14, 2:00 pm

Admission: Free

ROSHNI is a documentary feature film that revolves around a woman named Roshni who lives in the land of the gods known as Dev Bhoomi and wants to travel to the land of illusions, Mumbai city known as Maya Nagari. Located at the foothills of the Himalayas the north Indian states of Himachal and Uttarakhand are known as the land of the gods. Roshni is born in Raogi village situated in the Upper Beas valley region of Kullu. She is a farmer who has her own apple orchard that she lovingly nurtures. She belongs to the Pahari culture of Himachal Pradesh and has grown up surrounded by pristine beauty, breathing clean air and prefers eating the food that is grown by her own hands for she finds it immensely satisfying. She is a young, energetic and exuberant woman who is in control of her life. Her husband Jaidev, a resident of Raogi village is a seeker and a poet with a desire to live a purposeful life.

ROSHNI means a ray of light. Within complete darkness when there enters a ray of light that is called ROSHNI. For the filmmakers, the journey of filming was one of discovery, being open, learning and following curiosity.

In Hindi with English subtitles.