Vartul (Circle) | Marathi | 35MM (Cinrmascope ) | 18 min 30 sec | Short Film ( 2009)
The movie revolves around Damu (played by ChinmayPatwardhan), a 10-year-old boy. He leaves his home to buy Jagarry. On the way he meets his friend Manya. They stop at a Bioscopewallah. Damu realizes that he does not have enough money and he decides to earn some quick money. This greed takes him to play a game. After the game Damu goes to the shop. But he walks back with tearful eyes…
Since its world premiere in July 2009, the film has been selected for 54 Film Festivals across the world, Winning Thirteen Award
List of Officially Selected Film Festivals
Top National Film Festivals
2nd Nashik International Film Festival 2009, Nashik, India
Third Eye 8th Asian Film Festival 2009, Mumbai, India
11th Osian’sCinefan Film Festival 2009, New Delhi, India
7th Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival, Kolkata, India
2nd Jaipur International Film Festival 2010,Jaipur, India
9th International Social Communication Cinema Conference 2010, Kolkata, India
The Fourth National Short And Documentary Film Festival 2010, Karimnagar A.P., India
ViBGYOR International Film Festival 2010, Thrissur, Kerla, India
Kala Ghoda Arts Film Festival 2010, Mumbai (India)
2nd CMS International Children’s Film Festival (6–12 April 2010), Lucknow, India
2nd Thendhisai International Short Film Festival of Madurai 2010, Tamil Nadu, India
Third Eye 2nd Asian Film Festival 2010, Kolhapur, India
12th Madurai International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2010 (opening film)
Ankur Film Festival 2010, Nashik, India
Fourth International Short Film Festival of India 2010, Chennai, India
3rd International Documentary and Short Film Festival Of Kerala, 2010, India
SCRIPT International Short Film Festival 2011, Kochi, India
2nd International Film Festival Nagpur 2011, Nagpur, India
1st Guwahati International Short Film Festival, 2011 Guwahati (India)
Pune Short Film Festival 2011 (India )
Pu La Utsav 2011 Pune (India)
International Short Film Festival 2011, Bhubaneswar, India
Gujarat International Short Film Festival 2011, Surat, India
5th Chinh India Kids Film Festival 2011, New Delhi, India
Dada SahebPhalke Film Festival-2012, Greater Noida, India.
FFSI Short & Documentary Film Festival 2012 Kolkata (India ).
Jagran Film Festival 2012 (India ).
IGNITE Short Film Festival 2013, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh .India
6th Filmsaaz, International film festival of short films and documentaries 2013.(India ).
Tinsukia Orange Film Festival 2013
ICONOCLAST-2013 National short film festival Mumbai (India )
6th Goa Marathi Film Festival 2013 (India)
Malabar Short Film Festival 2013, Calicat (India)
International Film Festival Of Kanyakumari 2013 (India)
Lakecity International Short Film Festival 2013 (India)
The 9th Annual Free Spirit Film Festival 2013, McLeod Ganj ( India )
Midnapore International Film Festival 2013, West Bengal (India)
2nd Shaan-e-awadh International Film Festival 2013 Lucknow, India.
Navi Mumbai International Film Festival 2014 Navi Mumbai, India .
9th Children’s India International Children’s Film Festival 2014, Banglore (India)
Darbhanga International Film Festival 2014, Darbhanga (India) .
Barshi Short Film Festival 2014 (India).
Warnanagar Short Film Festival 2014 (India )
1st Maharashtra Short Film Festival 2014 (India)
1st Goa Short Film Festival 2014 (India).
International Film Festivals
4th Lahore International Children’s Film Festival 2012 (Pakistan ).
The Art Factory : Sunday Flix, A new independent film series 2013 Paterson, NJ (USA)
No Gloss Film Festival 2013, Leeds, UK
South Texas Underground Film Festival 2013, Texas (USA)
Free Spirit Film Festival 2013, McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh (India )
17th Toranto Reel Asian International Film Festival 2013 (Canada)
4th International Random Film Festival 2013, Garpenberg (Sweden )
5th National Show of Independent Cinema “Otros Cines”, San Nicolas (Argentina) 2014.