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Date and Time: Sat, May 13, 9:30 PM
Location: Theatre 2, Village East by Angelika, New York, NY
Director: Miransha Naik
Starring: Arjun Radhakrishnan
Run time: 1 hour 15 mins
Language: Marathi, with English subtitles
Year Made: 2022
Country: India
With: Wagro (10 mins) and Birha (25 mins)

Present day Goa, a small and an extremely reserved Hindu community serves as home to Mattu, 30, a farmer. He makes the mistake of beating up another villager and in return, his family is shunned from the temple rituals and adding to that they are fined a hefty sum of 3 lakhs. Not only does the family have to deal with the humiliation of being social outcasts but also Mattu has to come up with the money quickly or else his sister's wedding will be called off.

Director : Miransha Naik
Miransha Naik made his writing and directorial debut with the short film Ram in 2014.[3] It was a comedy about a Goan boy desperate to lose his virginity, and featured debutante teenager Rushikesh Naik, who later played the lead role in Juze, his debut feature film. The film is about the social injustice and exploitation faced by migrant laborers in Goa, and is set in the 1990s. It was co-produced by people from India, France and Netherlands (Thin Air, Three Rivers, Kepler Films, Cine-Sud Promotion) under the banner of Goa Film Bazaar, with some of the editing done in Paris. It premiered at the Hong Kong International Film Festival in April 2017. Vaat is his second feature