8th - 14th March 2018

Eye Test

Eye Test

Sudha Padmaja Francis - 2017 India - 15:00

Eye Test is a short fiction film delves into the mindscape of the 27 year old Nivedita when she visits an eye clinic for a checkup, to deal with her mother’s demise.

Director: Sudha Padmaja Francis

Sudha Padmaja Francis/ Sudha K F is a 27 year old filmmaker and has just completed her postgraduate degree in Film from the University of Reading, UK in September 2017. She is a recipient of the Felix scholarship for 2016-2017. She currently resides in Kerala, India.

She completed her first short film in Malayalam titled Eye Test in August 2017 and is awaiting film festival results. Prior to that, she also did an MA in Cultural Studies at EFLU, Hyderabad. She has previously presented papers on cinema and has published papers in peer reviewed international journals. She published a paper on the melodramatic form in early Malayalam cinema in Subversions journal (Nov 2016) titled “Looking into the Progressive: Yakshi’s Undoing”. She has also recently published “Realism as Ethics: With an Example from Abbas Kiarostami” in the MCPH The Journal ( September 2017).