The Silent Child
Goshen Theater • Thursday, 7 p.m.
Films followed by Q&A session with
Rachel Shenton, Chris Overton, and Shubhashish Bhutiani
The Silent Child
Directed by Chris Overton
Great Britain, 2017, 20 min.
The Silent Child won best short film at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in August 2017, making it eligible for entry to the Oscars. In December 2017, the film was selected as one of the final 10 films in the Live Action Short Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. The Silent Child was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for the 90th Academy Awards, which it then won. Shenton kept a promise that she had made to their young lead actress and signed her acceptance speech.
Mo Chaundry, Julie Foy, Rebecca Harris, Vanessa Johnstone, Ian Lowes, Terry Murphy, Daniel Ormerod
Rachel Fielding, Philip York, Rachel Shenton, Maisie Sly, Anna Barry, Sam Rees, Annie Cusselle
Directed by Shubhashish Bhutiani
India, 2017, 1 hr. 42 min.
Sanjay Bhutiani, Kabir Chowdry, Dina Dattani, Raj Menda, Sajida Sharma, Pravesh Sippy
Adil Hussain, Lalit Behl, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Palomi Ghosh, Navnindra Behl, Anil K. Rastogi
Friday, May 4, 10:30 p.m.
Schedule is subject to change.
In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors
Acruity • Art of Massage • Blank Space • Celtx • Constant Spring • Elephant Bar • Elko Hardwoods • Eyedart Creative Studio • Flowers By Phoebe • Froggy Radio • Gateway Cellar Winery • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Kelly Jae’s Cafe • LightBox • Los Primos • Maple City Market • Mid America Filmmakers • Nimble Wit Productions • Quality Inn • Studio Ace of Spades • Tympanum Press • Weston Fribley • Zehr Construction
This project is made possible by the support of the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.