Recent Films Directed by Indrani

Legend of Lady White Snake

A meditation on obsession, gender roles and metamorphosis, inspired by an ancient Chinese legend. With "The Hidden Chamber" poem by NY Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman

Reviews: "A magical little film, Guinness shines in this epic tale of love, life and loss" - Cator Sparks, Huffington Post

"A highly conceptualized interpretation ...Guinness ignites a Gothic Chinese legend." - Arnie Eggerts, Tatler Hong Kong

"Sensational" - Camile Paglia

Awards and Screenings:

Los Angeles Independent Film Festival:

 Won "Best Picture" 
 Won "Best Production Design" 
 Won "Best Costume Design" 
 Won "Best Visual Effects" 

London Fashion Film Festival:

 Won "Best Picture" 
 Won "Best Director" 
 Won "Best Design" 

LJFFF at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art:

 Won "Best Picture" 
 Won "Best Director" 
 Won "Best Costume Design" 
 Won "Best Visual Effects"                     Won "RED Epic Camera Award

Princeton Film Festival:

 Won "Best of Festival" 

Kolkata International Film Festival:

"Official Selection"

ASVOFF at Centre Pompidou, Paris

"Official Selection"


Girl Epidemic

Girls are being treated like they're an infectious disease. As a result, over a million disappear every year--many falling victim to infanticide, sex slavery, and child labor. Fortunately there is a cure: Education. For Project Nanhi Kali, with Strawberry Frog. 

Reviews: CNN Freedom Project Interview interview with Indrani, Quincy Jones and Tony Schiena.

"Indrani's creative lens, coupled with an impassioned perspective on gender realities in India, resulted in a powerful and provocative piece of film." - Huffington Post

"Riveting, shocking and touching... Indrani's direction is brilliant and provocative!" - Forbes

Behind the Scenes with Anand Mahindra, Scott Goodson, StrawberryFrog

National Organization of Women (NOW)

Awards and Screenings:

CNN Freedom Project Heard Expose Award: Won "Best Film" 2018 awarded by Quincy Jones

Artemis Women in Action Film Festival, Los Angeles: "Official Selection" 2018

Princeton University: "Arts & Humanities Symposium 2018" 

Chicago International Social Change Film Festival: "Official Selection"

PhotoSchweiz, Zurich Switzerland 

New York Film Academy 

American Society of Media Photographers "IdeaShare"

North American Bengali Film Festival at NABC, Orlando Florida

Till Human Voices Wake Us

A dream within a dream of love, loss and Selkies -- Celtic mythical creatures,  seals in water, enchantresses on land -- who storm Manhattan to rescue one who falls for a drowning man. 

Starring Lindsay Lohan, produced by Rick Schwartz (Black Swan, Gangs of New York), music by Grammy-winning Henri Scars Struck, DP Pergrin Jung, written and directed by Indrani.

Los Angeles Independent Film Awards : 

Won "Best Director"                      Nominated for "Best Picture"

New York Short Film Festival :    

Won "Best of New York"

International Fashion Film Awards : 

Won "Best Picture"

London Fashion Film Festival :          

Won "Best Director" 

One Reeler Awards :                              

Won "Best Supporting Actress"  

Los Angeles Short Film Festival :

"Official Selection"

ASVOFF at Centre Pompidou, Paris :

"Official Selection"

Cineframe International Short Film Festival of India 2017 :                  

"Official Selection"


Girl Rising India -- Woh Padhegi Woh Udegi

"One girl with courage is a revolution." 

Indrani directed Bollywood superstars Freida Pinto, Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Sushmita Sen, Parineeti Chopra and Nandita Das for Girl Rising India -- Woh Padhegi Woh Udegi,  screened on StarPlus and cornerstone of Government of India's "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" (Save Girl Child, Educate Girl Child) campaign. 

Huffington Post Review: "Director and photographer Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri, renowned for her iconic imagery and visionary storytelling...has showcased the inspirational stories...Indrani is internationally recognized for her extensive work on social causes and her video and stills campaigns."

Times of India Review


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