Girl Epidemic  Director and Cinematographer

Girls are being treated like they're an infectious disease. As a result, over a million disappear every year -- many falling victim to female infanticide, neglect and sex slavery. 

CNN Freedom Project  Indrani interviewed with Quincy Jones, Tony Schiena, journalist and editor Lief Coorlim.

Huffington Post: "Indrani's creative lens, coupled  with an impassioned perspective on gender realities in India...[are] powerful and provocative." 

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

Tribeca Film Festival: 

      Disruptors Award 2019

CNN Expose Awards: 

     Best Picture Award

National Screen Institute (Canada): Official Selection 
National Organization of Women (NOW): Official Selection
Princeton University, Creative Arts & Humanities Symposium: Screening
Chicago International Social Change Film Festival: Official Selection
PhotoSchweiz, Zurich Switzerland: Official Selection
American Society of Media Photographers "IdeaShare"Screening

Produced with Project Nanhi Kali and Strawberry Frog

 


Legend of Lady White Snake  - Director, Writer and Producer

A meditation on obsession, gender, LGBTQ perspectives and transformation, inspired by an ancient Chinese legend, with "The Hidden Chamber" by NY Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman

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

Arne Eggers, Tatler Hong Kong: 
"A highly conceptualized interpretation...ignites a Gothic Chinese legend." 

Awards and Screenings:

Los Angeles Independent Film Festival:
      Best Picture Award
      Best Production Design Award
      Best Costume Design Award 
      Best Visual Effects Award 

London Fashion Film Festival:
      Best Picture Award 
      Best Director Award 
      Best Design Award

LJFFF at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art:
      Best Picture Award 
      Best Director Award
      Best Costume Design Award 
      Best Visual Effects Award
      RED Epic Camera Award

Princeton Film Festival: Best of Festival Award

Kolkata International Film Festival: Official Selection.

ASVOFF at Centre Pompidou, Paris: Official Selection


Till Human Voices Wake Us - Director, Writer

A dream within a dream of love, loss and creatures of the deep as Selkies, Celtic mythical creatures that are seals in water, enchantresses on land, storm Manhattan to protest the destruction of their world and find love. Starring Lindsay Lohan, produced by Rick Schwartz (Black Swan, Gangs of New York), music by Grammy-winning Henri Scars Struck.

Los Angeles Independent Film Awards:

     Best Director Award  
     Best Picture Nomination

New York Short Film Festival:    

      Best of New York Award

International Fashion Film Awards: 

      Best Picture Award

London Fashion Film Festival:          

      Best Director Award

One Reeler Awards :

      Best Supporting Actress Award 

Princeton University Arts and Humanities Symposium : Screening
Los Angeles Short Film Festival : Official Selection
ASVOFF with Jean Paul Gaultier, Centre Pompidou, Paris : Official Selection
Cineframe International Short Film Festival of India 2017 : Official Selection
Berlin Fashion Film Festival : Official Selection


Crescendo: Beats of the Beautiful Game 
- Director, Cinematographer, Writer and Producer

With music by Jetta produced by Pharrell Williams

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, Jezebel
"Rad...feminist film director and fashion photographer Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri captured a group of girls (and an elephant!) playing soccer in the streets of Jodhpur. It's jubilant...[with] an underlying feminist message... Inspiring."

Katherine Brooks, The Huffington Post
"A celebration of both athletics and education, in which the Yuwa women demonstrate the power of collective sports as a platform for social development... One of 11 films of the "Beats of the Beautiful Game" series by top directors including Spike Lee..."

Kyle Hodge, Complex Magazine:
 "A fun, colorful journey intertwining realism and fantasy through the streets of Rajasthan." 



 

Girl Rising India (Woh Padhegi Woh Udegi) - Director

"One girl with courage is a revolution." Indrani directed 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, trended #1 on Twitter and became central to Prime Minister Modi's "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" ("Save Girl Child, Educate Girl Child") campaign.

Shinjini Das, Huffington Post
"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."

Priyanka Dasgupta, Times of India 

 


Mero Gaon: My Village - Director, Cinematographer and Writer  

The Rubin Museum of Art, New York presents:

 "Join Gyetrul Jingme Rinpoche and award-winning director and photographer Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri...[for] Mero Gaon, which tells the story of the rebuilding of a village in Nepal after the devastating 2015 earthquake." 

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