Liberated People hosts screening of International Films at Urbanworld Film Festival 2014


Join  on September 21st, 2014, for a screening of international films, Restoration Place   I 

This year represents the third year of partnership between Urbanworld and Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. Concluding the festival (September 17-September 21), we are pleased to host several an afternoon of outdoor music and community screenings.

 
Difret ­Narrative Feature: 99 mins
Directed By: Zeresenay Berhane Mehari
Principal Cast: Tizita Hagere, Meron Getnet
Film Websitewww.difret.com
Urbanworld Websitehttp://urbanworld.org/films/difret

Meaza Ashenafi is a young lawyer who operates under the government’s radar helping women and children until one young girl’s legal case exposes everything, threatening not only her career but her survival.

 


Jaya­ Narrative Short: 18 mins
Directed by: Puja Maewal
Principal Cast: Faimida Shaikh, Anil Rathod, Nizammudin Shah
Jaihind Kumar
Film Websitewww.pujamaewal.com
Urbanworld Websitehttp://urbanworld.org/films/jaya

Young Jaya survives gruesome gang life on Mumbai's unforgiving streets by posing as a boy. When she meets a wealthy businessman who may be the father who abandoned her, she sets out to reclaim her identity, in this engrossing drama that was shortlisted for a Student Academy Award®.

Location: West Plaza

About Urbanworld
The Urbanworld® Film Festival is the largest internationally competitive festival of its kind. The five-day festival includes narrative features, documentaries, and short films, as well as panel discussions, live staged screenplay readings, and the Urbanworld® Digital track focused on digital and social media.

For more information on Urbanworld, check out www.urbanworld.orgwww.urbanworld.org
 

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