Programme 2018

Soni

Director: Ivan Ayr

fiction

Section: India Gold

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 97 mins

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Synopsis

The alliance between Soni, a young Delhi policewoman, and her superintendent is tested to its limits when they suffer a major setback in their fight to curb the most serious social crisis of a generation.

Director's Bio

Ivan Ayr grew up in multiple cities across northern India. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, he studied English literature at Cañada College in Redwood City, California. He later enrolled for screenwriting and film direction courses at the San Francisco Film Society, where he wrote and directed his first short film, Lost and Found (2013), as a eulogy to his stolen bicycle. Soni is Ayr’s feature directorial debut, which had its world premiere at 75th Venice Film Festival.

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