Renowned chef Vikas Khanna’s directorial debut, The Last Color, based on his best-selling book by the same name has been selected as the opening night film at the Indie Meme Film Festival (IMFF) 2019 in Austin, Texas.
Austin has strong film presence with many famous Indie-film directors from the city, its film festivals, and is the seat of the University of Texas known again for its film and TV studies. It is also called the “third coast” of US filmmaking after LA and NYC.
The director tweeted on Saturday: “Big News – We are super excited to announce that our movie — ‘The Last Color’ has been officially selected as the ‘Opening Night Film’ at Austin’s Indie Meme Film Festival, Austin. We are coming on April 26 to splash colours.”
We are super excited to announce that our movie – THE LAST COLOR has been Officially selected as the “Opening Night Film” at Austin’s Indie Meme Film Festival #imff2019 @indiememe @LASTCOLORFILM
Austin, we are coming on April 26th to splash colors. 💖 #PowerOfColor pic.twitter.com/iOMknbUGcB
— Vikas Khanna (@TheVikasKhanna) March 23, 2019
The film festival will begin on April 14 and go on till April 26-28.
Indie Meme Film Festival aims to promote socially relevant independent cinema from South Asia in an effort to influence social and cultural awareness and consciousness and encourage and facilitate dialogue.
The film stars Neena Gupta, who plays a 70-year-old widow Noor from Vrindavan. The story revolves around the friendship between the widow who lives a life of complete abstinence and Chhoti (Aqsa Siddiqui) and a 9-year-old flower seller and tightrope walker.
The film also stars transgender activist Rudrani Chettri.
The film has been shot by Subhranshu Das and produced by Bindu Khanna, Poonam Kaul and Jitendra Mishra under the banner of House Of Omkar.