When faced with an emergency, Abdul, an illiterate Muslim man from rural India, tries to hijack a domestic flight and redirect it to Australia. Inspired by actual events, this satire exposes the bigotry of a society fed on religious stereotypes and paranoia.
When hot shot, Wall Street deal-maker Jai thinks of putting some pleasure into his 48 hour business trip to Mumbai, Sahil, his young, music-producer friend, drops everything, including his reckless boyfriend Alex, to help him execute the perfect getaway. Hiking the hills and canyons of Maharashtra, amidst half-attempted conversations and sudden silences, business calls and old jokes, the friends discover there is more than just time-zones keeping them apart. Things take another turn when Alex shows up with a new male-companion at his side, throwing up old conflicts and bringing unanswered questions to the fore. LOEV is about this weekend between friends where chances are missed, truths evaded and among all the stumbles, the love that unexpectedly prevails.
The human-traffickers have a well-established route: from Burma into Thailand across the Mekong River at Tchilek, along quiet country roads, passing bribed police checkpoints and into Bangkok, where the illegal migrants are on their own. Lianqing is one of five illegals who travels this route one summer night in 2013; along the way a fellow migrant called Guo is kind to her, and their fates later become entwined. Once in Thailand, Lianqing finds 'underground' jobs, saves money and finds out where to buy fake identity papers with the hope of making it to Taiwan. But, Guo has different ambitions..
Originally Katharina studied economics and management in Berlin and Paris at the
University Paris-XI Dauphine, where she finished her MBA in international economics.
Since then she has been working in film business for 24 years. She started in film
distribution and world sales at MK2 - Marin Karmitz in Paris, moving to film production in
Toronto, Canada. Since then, she has been working in different positions on film sets in
national and international productions over 16 years.
She founded Suckale Film Produktion in 2003, directing documentaries, short and experimental films and produced in Germany, Africa and India, where she discovered her love for India. As a consultant she worked for Wüste Film on a French-German coproduction, for WestEast Films on European-Indian co-productions as well as for Yash Raj Films India in world sales. She works closely with many European and American producers, TV channels, sales companies, and distributors and is name to reckon with in international film business.
Originally an engineer in Petro-Chemical Industry, he joined film industry in 2008. With his impeccable skills of building up finances and handling operations and a keen eye for scripts and know-how of the business of Indian and International cinema, he brings a very accurate judgment on what works in a particular market. His operational skills not only come from his job experience in petro-chemical industry but also from heading the Operations of a big event management company in Mumbai. His being an acclaimed actor is another special advantage to his film-maker skills. Add to that the wonderful circle of friends he has all over the world and the network he has in various film festivals, which makes him a valuable asset.
Meenaz studied Journalism at Bombay College of Journalism - KC College of Management Studies, Mumbai, where she garnered theoretical and hands-on knowledge and skills of the media world. It wasnt long before she decided to take it to the next level and got her feet wet in the field of documentary filmmaking, and independently produced a short wildlife documentary Seahorses – the bottom feeders
She has worked on national and international assignments related to production and during our last project for a Swedish feature film, she was also involved in some aspects of scripting. With a good head for figures, organizational skills and an intimate knowledge of several other aspects of film production, and financing, she contributes to the company by offering both creative on and off-set assistance through production managing, producing and marketing.
Writer, Director & Editor - Akshay Indikar.
Producer - Chitrakathi Nirmiti & Bombay Berlin Fim Productions
DIRECTOR - SANTOSH SIVAN
PRODUCER - BOMBAY BERLIN FILM PRODUCTION
Producers : Seashore Image Productions, Flash Forward Entertainment, House On Fire, Myanmar Montage Films
Co-producer : Bombay Berlin Film Production
Producer - Bombay Berlin Film Production
Co-Producer - Four Line Films L.A.
Produced by: Wueste Film, Yildiz Oezcan, Stefan Schubert
Service Production + Casting India: Bombay Berlin Film Production
Producer - Fact and Fiction Films
Social producer - Bombay Berlin Film Production
Line Production Services is our core speciality, and we organise your production tasks in a way you could only imagine. You can bind all your production related work in a go as we provide inclusive production services under one roof. Since the inception of Bombay Berlin, we have produced work for clients from UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, India, China and Australia.