Samskara | Impressions
Directed by Sankalp Rawal
Canadian Premiere. According to various schools of Indian philosophy, every action, intent or preparation experienced by an individual leaves a Samskara (Impression/Impact/Imprint) in the deeper structure of his or her mind.
This film uses a split screen to juxtapose a little boy with his adult self. To illustrates how life repeats itself and how he grows up to become the man who had left the strongest impressions on him: his wife beating father.
Sankalp is currently developing a Script for Pan Nalin (Director – Samsara and Valley of Flowers) Samskara is his first film as a Writer/Director. He co-wrote a short titled ‘Sometimes she loved me too…’ screened at the last Florence Indian Film Festival.
He has worked on Web and TV writing and development projects for Star(Ishqbaaz), Disney, Hotstar(Tanhaiyaan) and Balaji.
Sankalp’s Production house ‘Myths & Mountains’ is producing a Masterclass on “Bhagavad Gita – Navigating the Battle of Life” with the renowned philosopher Dr.Ravi Ravindra.
Sankalp Rawal has been a Production assistant for Prakash Jha films.
He was the EP for the documentary “Reality of Being” directed by Rajula Shah [Ex- Acting Dean FTII]. And, has Studied writing from Pan Nalin, Mahesh Dattani (Playwright and Screenwriter) and Kathie Giorgio (Wisconsin, USA). Sankalp’s short story “The Monk and the Warrior” was selected at the Swedish literary festival in Delhi. He’s a part-time Performance Poet and a full-time student of Myths.
Writer: Sankalp Rawal
Producers: Myths & Mountains Movies
Shorts Series, November 3 / 100 minsINTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM The International Shorts program highlights the best of Asian Diaspora and Hapa short filmmaking from around the world, with dramas, comedies, LGBTQ films, documentaries, fantasy/sci-fi, and experimental shorts. Films are in multiple languages with English subtitles or in English.