Prashna (Question)

 

Prashna (Question) |  Marathi | 23 Min 25 sec | 4K | Colour | 2020 | India

Directed By – Santosh Ram

Produced By –Dr . Dipali Garje Sanap , Dr. Ganesh Sanap

Awards

1) The Iris Award for Special Mention (Writing) at UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2021, Florence Italy .

2) Best Short Film National at 3rd Vintage International Film Festival, 2020

3) Best Short Film at 4th Anna Bhau Sathe International Film Festival ,2020. 

4) Best Short Fiction Film Special Mention at 14th SiGNS Short and Documentary Film Festival , 2021. 

5) Best Short Film at 6th Bengal International Film Festival 2021 . 

6) Special Jury Mention Award at 9th Smita Patil International Film Festival , Pune .

7) Best Short Film Special Honourable Mention at Sprouting Seed International Short Film Festival 2020.

8) Best Social Short Film at Bettiah International Film Festival 2020.

9) Best Director Award at 4th Anna Bhau Sathe International Film Festival ,2020.

10) Best Screenplay Award at 4th Anna Bhau Sathe International Film Festival ,2020

11) Best Cinematography at 3rd Vintage International Film Festival, 2020.

12) Best Cinematography at 3rd Sangli National Film Festival 2020.

13) Best Sound Design Award at 4th Anna Bhau Sathe International Film Festival ,2020.

14) Best Cinematography Award at 4th Anna Bhau Sathe International Film Festival, 2020.

15) Best Cinematography Award at 8th Siliguri Short and Documentary Film Festival 2021.

16) Best Story Award at MA TA  Short  Film Festival 2022.

          

 

Official Selection

1. Shortlisted For Filmfare Awards 2020.  

2. Shortlisted For Maharashtra Women Commission Film Contest 2020.                                                         

3. Pimpri Chinchwad International Short Film Festival 2020.               

4. Sprouting Seed International Short Film Festival 2020.   

5. 3rd Vintage International Film Festival 2020.

6. Indic Film Utsav, Hyderabad , 2020.

7. Bettiah International Film Festival 2020.

8. Nawada International Film Festival 2020.

9. Vishwarang International Film Festival 2020.         

10. 22nd Madurai Short and Documentary Film Festival 2020. 

11. 2nd Shades International Film Festival 2020.

12. ICA – International Cultural Artifact Film Festival 2020.

13. 4th Anna Bhau Sathe International Film Festival 2021.

14. 9th Chennai International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2021.                                                                                                                                                             

15. Ujjaini  Short Film Festival 2021.

16. 14th SiGNS International Short Film Festival Kerala 2021.

17. 6th Bengal International Film Festival 2021 . 

18. The Filmingo International Short Film Festival 2020.

19. 8th Siliguri Short and Documentary Film Festival 2021.

20. Suchitra Suvarna Chalanachitrotsava 2021, Bengaluru.

21. 4th South Asian Short Film Festival ,2021.

22.The 13Th Edition Of International Documentary And Short Film Festival Of Kerala (IDSFFK) 2021.

23. UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2021.

24. London Migration Film Festival 2021 , London.

25. Gandhara Independent Film Festival , Karachi , Pakistan.

26. 12th Educational Film Festival EDUKINO ,WARSAW, POLAND. 

27.  The 19th Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival, Kolkata .

28. 9th Smita Patil International Film Festival 2021, Pune.

29. Marathi International Film Festival (MIFF) 2021 , USA.

30. 8th Kolkata People’s Film Festival Kolkata 2022.

31. 7th Human Screen Festival TUNISIE 2022.

32. 14 th ROFIFE Rotary Short Film Festival, Turkey , 2022 

33. Festival RNAB (Revelando nuevos actores brasileños) , São Paulo, Brasil , 2022

34. 9th Zero Plus International Film Festival ,city of Tyumen (Russia) 2022

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

 

     

    Synopsis

    Ganga and her husband Rajkumar work as seasonal sugar cutting Labourers on a contract basis. They have to migrate from place to place for the work leaving behind their Native Village. Their only son Ganesh (Age 10 Years ) has to accompany them because nobody is there at home to take care of him. This is a problem for Ganesh’s educational progress as he is absent every year for Three Months. How Ganga, a Third Standard educated woman overcomes the problem of Ganesh’s Education as well as finds a way of acquiring knowledge for her own Progress.

    Cast & Crew

    Story , Screenplay & Directed By – Santosh Ram

    Produced By – Dr . Dipali Garje Sanap, Dr. Ganesh Sanap

    Executive Producers – Santosh Ram ,  Ajit Sabnis  ( Vivek Chitra Production )

    Editor – Pravin Anarse

    Cinematography – Arjun Balkrishnan                     

    Sound- Umakant Jagtap

    Art – Bharat Gumnar ,Ram Bhure

    Costume – Nisha Gagre

    Cast

    Ganesh : Ganesh chandrakant Jadhav

    Ganesh’s Mother : Anjali chandrakant Jadhav

    Ganesh’s Father : Rajkumar Devidas Munde

    Pooja : Pooja Anil Rathod

    Anna : Anil Tarachand Rathod

    Groom : Parmeshwar Devkate

    Bride Helper : Shivanand Lohar

    Teachers 1 : Saddam Madar Shaikh

    Teachers 2 : Vishwanath Wardhe

    Sugarcane Farm Owner : Sagar Prakash Mane

    and Bhim Swami, Somnath Lohar, Shivraj Appasaheb Jajnure, Tanaji Kajle Guest, Sarubai Mallinath Swami, Bhamabai Bhosle, Sampadabai Thore