Parched

Details
Genre:
Drama
Run Times:
116 min
Language:
English, Hindi (w. English Subtitles)
Cast:
Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, Lehar Khan, Riddhi Sen, Mahesh Balraj, Chandan Anand
Director:
Leena Yadav
Writer:
Leena Yadav
Plot Summary

In a rural Indian village, three ordinary women begin to break free from century-old traditions that have kept them locked in servitude.

Festivals and Awards

Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, September 2015
Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden, November 2015
*Winner: Impact Award, Stockholm Film Festival
Camerimage, Poland, November 2015
Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA, January 2016
*Best of the Fest List
Santa Barbara Film Festival, USA, February 2016
Miami Film Festival, USA, March 2016
Festival International de film de Fribourg, Switzerland, March 2016
Festival de Valenciennes, France, March 2016
*Winner – Jury Award
*Winner – Best Actress: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, Lehar Khan
Cleveland International Film Festival, USA, March 2016
Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, USA, April 2016
*Winner – Audience Choice Award for Best Film
*Winner – Grand Jury Award for Best Actress – Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte Surveen Chawla, and Lehar Khan
Beijing International Film Festival, China, April 2016
Festival des Cinemas Indiens de Toulouse, France, April 2016
*Winner – Audience Award for Best Film
New York Indian Film Festival, USA, May 2016
Festival des Cinema du 5 Continents, France, May 2016
*Winner –  Lycéens Jury Prize
*Special Mention – F5C Jury Prize
Seoul International Women’s Film Festival, South Korea, June 2016
The Women Film festival in Pamplona, Spain, June 2016
Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe (CCA), USA, June 2016
Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK, June 2016
Berkshire International Film Festival, USA, June 2016
Cinetopia, USA, June 2016
London Indian Film Festival, UK, July 2016
Indian Film Festival Stuttgart, Germany, July 2016
*Winner – Director’s vision award
DC South Asian Film Festival, USA, July 2016
Asian Summer Film Festival, Spain, July 2016
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, Australia, August 2016
*Winner – Best Indie Film, Best Director
Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival, USA, September 2016
Trinidad + Tobago Film Festival, September 2016
Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan, October 2016
Festival of South Asian Films, Switzerland, November 2016
Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival, Australia, November 2016
3rd i Films, USA, November 2016
Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Australia, November 2016
*Nominated – Best Screenplay (Leena Yadav, Supratik Sen)
River to River Florence Indian Film Festival, Italy, December 2016