Interview with Filmmaker Premila Puri (ITSY)

Premila Puri: When my husband narrated his experience with a spider in his car, I was really moved by his simple act of kindness towards a tiny spider. It made me realise that If we can be kind and compassionate to animals, with whom we have little in common, then why is it so hard to be kind to each other and make this a world a better place

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Purva Kothari

I am raising the fund for Be kind movement charity organisation in memory of my father-in law. He was very kind and always very supportive and helping to everyone who was in need. 

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Short Film Watch #11

Step aside Itsy Bitsy Spider, there is a new adorable mini spider in town. One that Amy Mathieson and Premila Puri’s short film Itsy uses to underline the importance of kindness.

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ITSY TMFF short critique

A single woman working a stressful job in a big city becomes suspicious of the immigrants who move in her neighbourhood. As she develops affection for a tiny spider that made its web in her car’s side mirror, her general worldviews are challenged. Below we’ve outlined the first impressions Amy Mathieson and Premila Puri’s short film ITSY has made on us.

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A SHOW FOR A CHANGE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 2018 AWARD WINNERS FOR CHANGEMAKING FILMS

“We’re honored to recognize these changemaking, gripping films that illuminate the challenges of our time,” said Jared Milrad, founder and president of A Show For A Change. “From the United Kingdom to India to the United States, our film festival continues to spread a global message of positivity and hope. I’m thrilled that our festival is elevating the voices of these brave filmmakers.”

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ITSY - a short film on Kindness

Our uplifting and award-winning short film ‘Itsy’ reinforces the power of Kindness to create a positive change within ourselves and within our local communities, a quality we need more than ever in today’s turbulent and emotionally challenging world. The short film is a reflection of multi-cultural Britain and diversity, a call to action to never judge a book by it’s cover. 

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