ARMS OF A MAN
Director – Rohan Kanawade
Producer: Neeraj Churi
2022 | Marathi | India, United Kingdom
Rohan Parashuram Kanawade is a self-made filmmaker with a background in interior design. His debut short Ektya Bhinti (2013) won him the ‘Riyad Wadia Award for Emerging Filmmaker’ at South Asia’s largest queer film festival KASHISH MIQFF. His short Khidkee (2017) was a part of the 48th Indian Panorama Section of IFFI, Goa. His lesbian short set in rural India, U Ushacha (2019), won him the coveted ‘Satyajit Ray Short Film Award’ at London Indian Film Festival. This short won ten awards and was screened at 35+ film festivals internationally, with a theatrical release in India in January 2020. It is now streaming on British Film Institute’s BFI Player in the UK.
Arms Of A Man is Rohan’s debut Marathi language feature film which was part of Film London Production Finance Market under New Talent Strand, and Marathi Scriptwriting Camp’ organized by MFSCDC and NFDC in 2021.