Rooh has now embarked “6 Official Festival Screenings” till date across United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Africa and having being nominated as "Best Short Film" at Changing Face International Film Festival (Australia) in 2019.
The film showcased it’s first South American - Latin American premiere on October 4th, 2019.
With the latest 'Official Selection', Rooh becomes one of the maiden short films produced in Punjabi language to be screened at a film festival in the Latin American Country.
The film underlining the importance of ‘Kesh’ in a Sikh’s life – which is an important component of the 5 'Kakaars' of Sikhism debut with its first festival premiere at the Sikhlens - Sikh Arts & Film Festival 2018 (California, United States). The Indian premiere of Rooh is schedule to screen in the first quarter of 2020.
"I am extremely delighted and happy to know that our 'Rooh' which is very close to my heart has been officially selected by Santiago Independent Film Awards (SIFA). I had actually grown my beard for 8 months for this film as the 'Authenticity' was the first thing that we had taken care of ! Films like Rooh are made very rare and the kind of passion with which the film has been made proved magical! I feel very proud to be associated with such kind of films. " - Kanwalpreet Singh, Actor, Rooh.
"The journey of international screenings has been commendable with great response from the international Sikh Community to the film right from the 1st premiere at Sikhlens (California) in November last year. People generally awe entertainers and comedies in Punjabi, but, I am happy that Rooh found it's space and the audience at the festivals and communities overseas. The journey continues, and every milestone is overwhelming!" - Ojaswwee Sharma, Writer- Director, Rooh
Rooh has been an Official Selection at the following #FilmFestivals till date:
Santiago Independent Film Awards 2019 (Chile), BMO IFFSA's Sikh Art & Film Festival 2019 (Canada), Sikhlens - Sikh Arts & Film Festival 2018 (California), Changing Face International Film Festival 2018 (Australia), The Lift-Off Sessions 2018 (United Kingdom), Inshort Film Festival (Nigeria).
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