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Khisa (Pocket)
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Show Time: June 4 - 20, 2021
Director: Raj Pritam More
Starring: Kailash Waghmare, Shruti Madhudeep, Meenakasi Rathod, Dr Shespal Ganvir, Vedant Dipak Shrisagar
Run time: 00:15:56
Language: Marathi ( with Subtitles)
Year Made: 2020
Country: India
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This is the story of a young boy who lives in a remote village in Maharashtra. He decides to get a large pocket stitched for his school shirt, in which he keeps all his precious belongings - petals, coins, marble balls; A pocket, he is proud of. It sets him apart from others his age, whose pockets are not only smaller in comparison but also ordinary and similar to each other in appearance.
The little boy does not understand the politics of symbolism that adults engage in, and his pocket soon becomes a point of contention amongst elders in the village ...
This tragic story of the loss of innocence and coming-of-age of a young boy, is ironically symbolic of the times we live in.

Director : Raj Pritam More
Raj Pritam More is visual-fine Indian Contemporary artist live and work in Mumbai. His achievements are, he has many feathers on his cap-from being a 54th National Award winner Lalit Kala Academy New Delhi. Winner of Asia Art Award & Excellence prize Seoul, Korea. Now he is coming his own short film ''Khisa''(pocket) directed by him self.
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