• Bittu

    Directed by Karishma Dev Dube
    India/USA | 17 minutes |

A close friendship between two girls is eclipsed by an accidental poisoning at school. Based on a true story.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes and Best Student U.S. Short

film details

Director: Karishma Dev Dube
Producers: Mary Evangelista
Screenwriter: Karishma Dev Dube
Cinematographers: Shreya Dev Dube
Editor: Colin Elliott, Karishma Dev Dube
Music: Arooj Aftab
Cast: Rani Kumari, Renu Kumari, Saurabh Saraswat
Country: India/USA
Language: In Hindi and English with English subtitles.
Year: 2020
Running Time: 17 minutes
Contact Email: kd1511@nyu.edu
Website: https://www.facebook.com/bittushortfilm/

director biography

Karishma Dev Dube is an Indian filmmaker based in New York. A recipient of the Dean’s fellowship, Karishma is currently a thesis MFA candidate at NYU’s Film Program. Her most recent work is Devi (Goddess), an award-winning short film that has been featured on BBC world and played in over 40 film festivals around the world including BFI London Film Festival, LA Film Festival, OUTfest LA and Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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