Actress Sakshi Tanwar starrer Bawra Mann to open 2nd Bangalore Shorts Film Festival

NEW DELHI: A total of 45 films will be screened in the Bangalore Shorts Film Festival to be held in the garden city on 22 June.

The film Bawra Mann; directed by Mitu staring Sakshi Tanwar (of Bade Achhe Lagte Hain fame) which tells the story of women desire will open the day-long Festival organised by Miniboxoffice.

This festival received a total of 187 films this year. The dilemma directed by Sushil Bhati shows the inner conflict of a person who is doing something but wants something else, while Sando Da directed by Abhirup Ghosh is about an aspiring detective, and Tales of the Road tell a road story in very exciting.

The aim of the Festival is to popularise the work of young & experienced filmmakers from across the India and the world.


Films from Spain, Germany, Brazil, Russia, US and from almost every region of India are being screened. The festival jury includes national award winning director Unni Vijayan and documentary filmmaker Amit Mitra.

This is the second edition of this festival, which began last year to mark 100 years of Indian cinema and salute the contribution of the Kannada film industry towards the development of cinema in India.

The festival provides a platform to aspiring and professional filmmakers for showcasing their talent with networking and marketing opportunities in film industry.

The festival objective is to create a short films culture in India, promotion of upcoming filmmakers, developing sources of revenue generation for short films and to make short film making a commercial enterprise.

This year, the festival will introduce more workshops and master classes. The Miniboxoffice HL meet will be the highlight for those filmmakers who want to venture into feature film production, conducted by Festival director Rambhul Singh

BSFF-13 is organised by India‘s only independent film festival organising company Miniboxoffice. BSFF-13 provides networking and contact building opportunities to filmmakers. BSFF-13 gives marketing and distribution facility for filmmakers which no other festival in India is providing.

Miniboxoffice has established festivals in Delhi, Noida, Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bhopal and a few more festivals are coming up. All Miniboxoffice festivals have completed one or two editions.

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