Indian American Filmmaker Suchi Talati’s ‘Girls Will Be Girls’ Receives Berlinale Talent Footprints Grants

Talati and Chadha have worked together for a long period. While they were students at Sophia College in Mumbai, they co-directed a documentary about adults with autism and Down's syndrome as a class project. They remained close friends and even discussed doing movies together.

Indian American Filmmaker Suchi Talati’s ‘Girls Will Be Girls’ Receives Berlinale Talent Footprints Grants
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"Girls Will Be Girls," a film by Indian-American filmmaker Suchi Talati, has garnered Berlinale Talent Footprints grants, including the €10,000 VFF Talent Highlight Award. The film will be produced by Pushing Buttons Studios, which was formed by Indian actors Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha, and coproduced by Crawling Angel Films' Sanjay Gulati and Pooja Chauhan.

The VFF — Copyright Agency of Film and TV Producers — presents the award each year to one promising young project selected from the Berlinale Co-Production Market's Talent Project Market in collaboration with Berlinale Talents. Chauhan presented the project to the market. The film also received the €6,000 ARTEKino International Award, which is given by ARTE to a production from the Berlinale Co-Production Market that is aesthetically noteworthy.

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