9 mins

Inspired By Kindness, A Young Boy Takes On His Dad, Hatred, Prejudice

Masala Mama

Ah Seng loves to draw superheroes, but can’t afford the comics depicting them. When he resorts to stealing a comic book from a small Indian provision ('mama') shop, the gentle owner takes pity, as fate challenges assumptions on where friendship is possible.

  • Berlin International Film Festival, Generation Kplus
  • Arte Short Film Award, Hamburg International Short Film Festival (Germany)
  • Best Director Award, 2nd Singapore Short Film Awards

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