Film edition 2021


Category: Elements +6

An 8-year-old boy tries in vain to become The Flyman to escape Bull Boy, the boy who hits him in school. But the one thing stopping him from flying is Gravity.

Original Title The Flyman
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +6
Tipology Short Film
Duration 10'
Production Year 2021
Nationality India
Directed by Roopal Kewalya
Screenplay Roopal Kewalya
Main cast Zachary Braz
Palals Prajapati
Leysha Mange
Produced by Roopal Kewalya

Headshot 3577c8538f headshotRoopal Kewalya

Roopal is a published author, screenwriter and filmmaker. Passionate about stories, she wrote a children’s book called The Little Rainmaker, published by Penguin India, in 2018. The book travelled with her all over India to Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC), Singapore. Her feature film script TIGADI was invited to the NFDC Screenwriter’s Lab, India, 2019. She was also the Content Head for a digital start-up called Kool Kanya which helps women take up the careers they love. Roopal has actively volunteered for a number of children’s organisations like Katha India and 17000ft Foundation as a storyteller and mentor. Recently, she was also on the curation committee of Kidscinema 2020, an online international children’s film festival supported by UNESCO. She is currently the founder of CORNUCOPIA PICTURES – a production house based in Mumbai that creates live action content for children. THE FLYMAN is her first short.

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