American Indie UNION LEADER Southeast Premiere
Saturday, Nov 18, 3:30pm at Cinema Paradiso Hollywood
Friday, Nov 19, 1pm at Savor Cinema Fort Lauderdale
JAY GOHIL, 36, works at Apollo Chemicals, an Indian toxic chemical plant. He keeps a low profile for fear of making waves despite the fact workers are dying of cancer caused due to Chromium Sulfate exposure. His primary intent is to send his son to medical school so that he can provide a better life to his family. But when Jay’s good friend and colleague, DIGANT, is murdered for complaining about the toxic working conditions and no health benefits, and he has contracted cancer himself, Jay decides to act against the Apollo Chemicals despite his wife GEETA’s resistance.
Thus, begins a thrilling chase for the truth that has tragic consequences.
Writer: Sanjay Patel , John Winston Rainey, Chinmay Sankrat/ Producer: Sanjay Patel, Chandres Bhatt / Cinematographer: Nilip Deb / Editor: Aurelien Brentraus, Aalaap Majgavkar, Brock Roberts / Principal Cast: Rahul Bhat, Tillotama Shome, Jay Bhatt, Samvedna Suwalka, Jayesh More, Prashant Barot / Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Guest: Sanjay Patel
Director: Sanjay Patel an engineer, author, and a passionate person about using film as a tool for social change, Sanjay’s one of the goals for life is to educate, enlighten, and empower others. Sanjay is interested in exploring how films can change attitudes, beliefs, and bring about individual and social change. Sanjay believes, if used correctly, the films could be an extremely powerful tool. It can help us understand the world from another’s viewpoint. They can make us aware of issues we would never see or experience in our own lifetimes.
Sanjay made his debut as director and producer with the award winning short film If You Love Your Children. Since its August 2014 release in Los Angeles, the film has won 20 international awards from places as far flung as Flickerfest in Australia to Delhi International Film Festival in India.