Indian short film ‘Beti’ to be screened at Seattle International Film Festival

May 16, 2016 10:26 IST

SIFFBeti, a four minute documentary film on girl child education from India, has been invited for special screening at the 42nd Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), Washington DC.

Beti is the only short film from India to be featured amongst 421 films representing 85 countries and will be screened on 30 May 2016, which is Seattle Memorial Day at the SIFF.

About Beti

• The film was made by young student filmmakers of Chandigarh.

• The movie is directed by Shivain Arora.

• Other crew members of the film include Pihu Gupta, Keshav Garg and Shubham Garg.

• The short film promotes girl child by narrating the real life story of three girls from a government school and their dream for the future.

• Purple People Labs produced the film with a local school as a joint Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative for kids from the Young Filmmakers Academy.

Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

• SIFF is held annually in Seattle, Washington since 1976.

• It is among the top film festivals in North America.

• Its mission is to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world.

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