Posts Tagged ‘Gregg Helvey’

Are we still selling Slumdogs ? Blame it on our over- desperation or something else, we make sure that we dig out some kind of connect with Oscar Nomination/Award every year. Its the same this year. A good friend figured this one and tweeted us the info.

Kavi, a short film in Hindi has been nominated for the Oscar Awards in the Short Film (Live Action) category. Its directed by Gregg Helvey. Kavi is about an Indian boy and his parents who are forced to work as slave labor in a brick kiln. Still selling poverty porn ?

The 15 mins short film was made on a budget of about $30,000 (Rs.1.4 million) and was shot in Wai in eight days. Click here to know more about the film. And click on the play button to check out the trailer of the film.