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About Birds in Flight

Runtime: 26 minutes

Language: English

Genre: Drama

The short film, “Birds in Flight,” revolves around a middle aged Indian American woman, Meera, who had been very active in her professional teaching career and in the pursuit of hobbies such as bird watching, during her youth. As her health declines her family and Meera face challenges in coping with the changes. How each member reacts to the changed circumstances forms the crux of this story.

Cast: Sangeeta Agrawal, Sridhar Mirajkar, Isha Misra, Suneeta Misra, Kevin Williams, Mary Williams

Past Screenings:

World Premiere

Post Screening Discussions:

Post Screening Discussion with Director Suneeta Misra and Cast

Director: Suneeta Misra

Suneeta Misra has been a Maryland public school teacher for the last 20 plus years. She has made a documentary on the education of dalit in modern India in 2011. As part of this documentary, she explored the challenges faced by young dalit girls in their goal of achieving a high school education. This documentary has been shown as part of World Kids International traveling Film Festival at Mumbai, India and at the DC South Asian Film Festival held on June 1-3, 2012 in Washington DC. Her latest effort is a short film, “A Good Match” which has been completed in January of this year. Currently, she is working on a documentary project called “the Tawaifs of Basuka,” which she plans to complete in 2016-2017.