Mark





Written, produced
& directed by Meena Nanji
Camera: Harmeet Basur
Editing: Bob Brook
Music: Vivek Maddala

HERE AND AWAY

[11 mins, HD, 2012]

A boy’s experience as he contemplates the world
he was born into, the wonder and mystery of nature, the confusion of changing times and people, and the possibilities of the future. Inspired by a short story by Franz Kafka, entitled
Children on a Country Road

AWARDS
Stellar Selection (Best Narrative), Black Maria Film/Video Festival 2013 
Best Experimental Film, Oaxaca Film Festival 2012 
Award of Merit, Lucerne Int'l Film Festival 2012
Nominated: Golden Reel Award for Excellence in Short Films, LA Asian Pacific Film Festival 2013


SELECTED SCREENINGS
PBS Online Shorts Film Festival April 2014
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C
Film Independent/Project Involve Director Showcase, Los Angeles 2013
Aesthetica Film Festival, York, United Kingdom
Black Maria Film + Video Festival travelling all over the NE USA 2013
Indian Film Festival Los Angeles (IFFLA) April 2013
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival May 2013
Tasveer, Seattle South Asian Film Festival
Third I, San Francisco
Oaxaca Int'l FilmFest Mexico, 2012
Pune Int'l Short Film Festival, India 2012


FUNDED BY
The Peter Reed Foundation (NY)
Santa Monica Artist Fellowship (administered by the City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Dept, Santa Monica, CA, USA)