India United States
18 min.


Director | Sushma Khadepaun
Script | Sushma Khadepaun
Director of photography | Nikhil Arolkar
| Will Mayo, Sushma Khadepaun
Sound | Savitha Nambrath Qazi
Composer | Mehul Surti
Producer | Ankur Singh


Anita, a young Indian living in the USA returns to India for her sister’s wedding. She counts on her husband’s support to announce some great news. All excited, her family immediately has a baby in mind, but their joy is short-lived. Anita found a job.


About the director:

Born and raised in India, Sushma is a writer/director based in New York. Her latest short film Anita had its world premiere in Venice’s Orizzonti 2020. She is the first Indian female director who has been in competition in Venice since 2000. Her previous short film, FOREN, had its world premiere at the Palm Springs International ShortFest in 2017.