Programme 2018


Director: Safdar Rahman


World Premiere

Section: Discovering India

Country: India | Year: 2018

Language(s): Hindi | Time: 90 mins


On the eve of his 10th birthday, when he is handed a letter written to him by his long absent father, Chippa decides to leave his pavement abode to ?nd out more. What follows is a journey he takes into an enchanting world he creates for himself through one wintry night in Kolkata


Director's Bio

Safdar Rahman is a 27-year-old film practitioner based out of Calcutta, Mumbai, and Brussels. After having directed a few plays in school and college, Safdar landed up as a class teacher in a school in Delhi, handling a class of forty kids for two years. Consequently, he founded and runs a non-profit called Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, which works in the sphere of education and the arts. In 2014, he started working with the maverick film company, Oddjoint, where he has worn many hats over the years before recently venturing out on his own, and partnering with his wife Celine, to found Travelling Light Pictures. Chippa is his directorial debut.