The Field

BLOCK B

THEME: Around the World

THURSDAY  |  7 - 9 PM
WINTHROP UNIVERSITY | DINA'S PLACE at the DiGIORGIO CAMPUS CENTER | map it

Narrative | 2018 | 19 min. 13 sec.
Official Selection
Suggested Rating | PG-13
Country | France, India, United Kingdom
Language | Hindi
Producers | Balthazar de Ganay, Thomas Bidegain

Director | Sandhya Suri
Writer | Sandhya Suri
Editor | Nicolas Chaudeurge
Cast | Mia Maelzer
[TIFF  • Telluride Film Festival •  BFI London Film Festival • Hamptons International Film Festival • Leeds International Film Festival • Sundance Film Festival • Bristol Encounters • BFI London Film Festival • PÖFF Tallinn Black Nights • Whistler Film Festival • Prague Short Film Festival • BAFTA • Seattle Film Festival • Hollyshorts • Melbourne International Film Festival • Odense International Film Festival]
A poor agricultural laborer leads a double life in the village's last remaining corn field, but the harvest is approaching... 
Eligible for Specialty Award:
  • Woman to Watch

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

A graduate in Pure Mathematics and Languages, Sandhya Suri received a scholarship to study documentary at The National Film and Television school in England, where she directed 5 films screening at festivals including Cinema du Reel (Jury’s Honorable Mention), Munich International Documentary Film Festival, the BFI’s ‘Imagine Asia festival’ (Best Short Film).

Her feature documentary ‘I for India’ was commissioned by ZDF/ARTE and screened in World Competition at Sundance Film Festival. The film has screened at over twenty international film festivals, winning several awards internationally. The film was released theatrically in the U.K. and U.S. in 2008. Reviews and more information can be found at www.iforindiathemovie.com.

After ‘I for India’ Sandhya spent several years working in international development, traveling the world and filming across disaster zones from D.R. Congo to Bangladesh. She is currently based in London where she is a visiting tutor at The National Film and Television School and University College London. 

This year Sandhya was selected for the prestigious Sundance Screenwriters’ Labs and Sundance Directors’ Lab with her first fiction feature script Santosh. Here in the UK she was selected for this year’s NET.WORK@LFF professional development program. 

RELATED LINKS

Vimeo | https://vimeo.com/sandhyasuri

 
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THEATER

BLOCKS A, B, C, F, G, H

DINA'S PLACE

 at DiGIORGIO CAMPUS CENTER

ADDRESS: 2020 Alumni Dr.

Rock Hill, SC 29733

BLOCKS D, E

YORK COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

 ROCK HILL

ADDRESS: 138 E. Black St.

Rock Hill, SC 29730

WORKSHOP

GETTYS ART CENTER COURTROOM

ADDRESS: 201 E. Main St.

Rock Hill, SC 29730

WRAP PARTY

SLOW PLAY BREWING

ADDRESS: 274 Columbia Ave.

Rock Hill, SC 29730

SCREENINGS

FALL 2020

WEDNESDAY

BLOCK A | 7 - 9 PM

THURSDAY

BLOCK B | 7 - 9 PM

FRIDAY

BLOCK C  | 3 - 5 PM

BLOCK D | 4 - 5:30 PM

BLOCK E | 7 - 8:30 PM

BLOCK F | 7 - 9 PM

SATURDAY

WORKSHOP | 10 AM - 12 PM

BLOCK G  | 2 - 4 PM

BLOCK H | 7 - 9:30 PM

WRAP PARTY | 9:30 PM - 12 AM

Doors open 30 minutes prior to screening time.

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