Young Prerna has to defend her passion for skateboarding against entrenched social structures. An emotional Coming of Age-Story.
Set in a remote village in Rajasthan, India, the film follows Prerna, a local teen living a life bound by tradition and duty to her parents. But when London-bred advertising executive Jessica arrives in the village to learn more about her late father’s childhood, Prerna and the other local children are introduced to an exciting new adventure as her old friend Erick cruises into town on a skateboard. The kids become infatuated with the sport, skating through the village, disrupting everything and everyone around them. Determined to empower and encourage their newfound passion, Jessica sets out on an uphill battle to build the kids their own skatepark, leaving Prerna to fight the odds to follow her dreams and compete in the national championship.
Director, Writer and Producer: Manjari Makijany • India, USA 2019 • 109 Min • Hindi with Subtitles in german! Cast: Rachel Saanchita Gupta, Amy Maghera, Shafin Patel, Jonathan Readwin, Waheeda Rehman