Join @WeAreLiberated @GbengaAkinnagbe on September 21st, 2014, for a screening of international films, Restoration Place @MoCADA @UWFilmFest I #urbanworld
This year represents the third year of partnership between Urbanworld and Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. Concluding the festival (September 17-September 21), we are pleased to host several an afternoon of outdoor music and community screenings.
Meaza Ashenafi is a young lawyer who operates under the government’s radar helping women and children until one young girl’s legal case exposes everything, threatening not only her career but her survival.
Jaya Narrative Short: 18 mins
Directed by: Puja Maewal
Principal Cast: Faimida Shaikh, Anil Rathod, Nizammudin Shah
Film Website: www.pujamaewal.com
Urbanworld Website: http://urbanworld.org/films/jaya
Young Jaya survives gruesome gang life on Mumbai's unforgiving streets by posing as a boy. When she meets a wealthy businessman who may be the father who abandoned her, she sets out to reclaim her identity, in this engrossing drama that was shortlisted for a Student Academy Award®.
Location: West Plaza
The Urbanworld® Film Festival is the largest internationally competitive festival of its kind. The five-day festival includes narrative features, documentaries, and short films, as well as panel discussions, live staged screenplay readings, and the Urbanworld® Digital track focused on digital and social media.