Friday, October 30, 2015

            17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival
  October 29 to 5 November, 2015

Section:   Discovering India
Curated by Uma da Cunha
“Khoya” (Canada)
World Premiere
Directed by Sami Khan
Venue  PVR, Phoenix, Lower Parel, Theatre Nix 3
Date/Time   Saturday, October 31 at 4.00 pm
To be followed by
Q&A with director Sami Khan 
and producer Karen Shaw

Synopsis: “Khoya” directed by Sami Khani,  2015,  82 mins, English

When his adopted mother dies unexpectedly, Roger Moreau loses the last tie he has to his Canadian upbringing and identity. He decides to travel to India to find his biological parents that gave him up for adoption more than two decades ago.

New York-based Sami Khan’s short films have screened at international film festivals including Toronto. He graduated from Columbia University with an MFA in Film, where his thesis film
“75 EL CAMINO” won faculty honours. In 2013, Sami was selected to participate in the Berlinale’s Talent Campus. He has also been  selected for the Tribeca Film Institute’s All Access Fellowship and NBC Universal’s 2014 Director’s Fellowship.

2nd screening “Khoya
Monday, November 2, 11.15 am

PVR ECX5 - Citi Mall, Andheri West

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