Dec 14, 2014
Join Heartland Film and Indiana University Cinema for a special presentation of 2014 Heartland Film Festival Grand Prize Winner for Best Narrative Feature winner Siddharth - Feature Film. Directed by Richie Mehta, 114 minutes, drama, foreign language. Mehendra is a chain-wallah, eking out a living fixing zippers on the bustling streets of New Delhi. To ease his financial woes, he sends 12-year-old Siddharth to work in a distant factory. When the boy doesn’t come home for holiday, Mehendra and his wife slowly begin to suspect that he was kidnapped. With few resources and no connections, he desperately travels to Punjab and Mumbai to find Siddharth. The film is a heart-rending and suspenseful tale of one father’s journey across India in search of his son. In Hindi language with English subtitles. (2K DCP presentation) Tickets $6 / $3 students.