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Divij Roopchand

Mast Qalandar, 14:57 min, Stereo, United Kingdom, 2015

After making three short films, Divij went to the London Film School in September 2012 to study a Masters in Film Making. Over the past three years he has studied film writing and directing comprehensively. ‘Mast Qalandar’ is his graduation film.

Montek is a Sikh boy about to turn thirteen. While trying on his turban on morning his mother asks him what he would like for his birthday. He doesn’t respond. If he told her what he wants she will not let him have it.

London Film School

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