SmartFilms by Smart Filmmakers
A Day With A Slum Dweller
Abdul Aziz, a brave heart, who is well known among the mass people as a Freedom fighter of the Liberation War of Bangladesh. He had a colorful life at his youth. He was a service holder would work as a clerk in a suburb in the British period and he was paid 150 taka. He didn't get pension cause during the partition in 1947, British ruler went from the subcontinent and new Government took place and rejected all prayers belong to British government. A Centuries-old poor man Abdul Aziz came from a suburb to Dhaka few years ago and took shelter in a slum in the capital of Bangladesh. He has a daughter and a son. He lives with his daughter as because his son left him after being newly married. This incident made him hurt and sometimes when his son would try to give him 100 or 200 bugs as the pocket money, he just ignored to take. His self-respect made his son’s money simply worthless. Now he is passing very cumbersome life. But everybody resided in the slum and neighborhood loves him, his wisdom and simplicity though he didn’t get even a bit from his own blood. But, Still he wishes to survive on earth for better life. This documentary focuses on the rise and fall of life of Abdul Aziz.
MAHAK "Even a coin"
MAHAK "Even a coin" Director: Kaveh Najafzadeh Stopmotion Story line In this short film coins are the main characters. Coins come from anywhere of the house and they are just symbol of any personality of people in the world, they get connected to each other to say something in the end. It’s about: “Society to Support Children Suffering from Cancer” (Mahak Charity).
What if... ?
This short movie is about communication with innocence and body language. The story focuses on slum kids who are hearing impaired from their birth. They share a little part of them filled with aspiration, hope and perseverance, which pierces through their eyes to the tip of thier finger tips. The movie maker plays with the location of Mumbai city in India and the simplicity in which the kids smile, express themselves with thier sweet voice desired to be noticed but still unheared. The movie shares a common value about the deaf kids which is 'their humanity' which makes them unique from most of us. What if...? has participated in the Festivals: Les Brigittines for Sauter hors du cadre in Brussels and International Dancefilmfestival danscentrum Jette. Awards: World outlook/particular eye Prize from idill 2014 Performed by the Disha school for Deaf & Shivaji Lions School for Deaf in Mumbai Performers:
THAT'S SO STRAIGHT - C'EST VRAIMENT STRAIGHT
Video against homosexual discrimination. This film was created in under two weeks as part of a Plannification 10 course at New Westminster Secondary School in Metro Vancouver. The film is composed of several students in the class and was made entirely by a student crew. Directed by young filmmaker, Will Clements, this film tackles the harsh reality of bullying in high school. Playing with an alternate reality, this real-life scenario can be applied in everyday situations. Thanks to our awesome crew and actors: Directed by: Will Cournoyer Clements Starring: Lorynne Machado Kieran Mcateer, Laura W, Ethan Haid, Jordan Whittaker, Charlotte Lane, Shavon, Maria Saldana, Morgan Emsley, Maddy Smeal, Amanda Lourenco, Toby Feltham, Ethan Lo, Christine Mendoza, Liz Everdeen and many more! Thanks also to NWSS for the use of their classrooms and hallways.
THE LAST WISH
This is a story about a 10 year old son (Anay), ensuring his mother (Revathi) leads a happy life even after his death and at the same time giving a new life to his orphan friend (Anjali). Shri Sai International Films (SSIF) Directed by: Narendra Motwani. Cast: Anay - Tushar Prajapati Revati - Mukta Bhave Anjali - Deeya Chanchalani Doctor: Dr. Praful Meshram Female Doctor: Dr. Sonali Ponkshe Crew: 1st AD: Karan Kpooikar DOP: Prashant Shinde & Rishikesh Ekbote Dialogues: Kanal Bhoya & Narendra Motwani Story & Concept: Narendra Motwani Costumes: Parvin Dange Music Joy Banergee SFX & Dubbing Recordist: Sais S. Qureshi D.I Colorist: J. Rajeev Achary Editor: Abhay Gupta
One Day - Short Film
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Emotional Abuse - Short Film
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Dloko High School Choir
In January 2015 I accompanied an Edinburgh based charity, Jabulani Project on a visit to Durban, South Africa to document the amazing work they are doing with young people there. This is the first film from a series of shorts I will be producing with the fantastic footage I captured when over. This film was shot in challenging conditions at Dloko High School, Umlazi Township, on 23rd January 2015.