DEAF EARS

'Deaf Ears' is a Public Service Advertisement based on the theme of women empowerment. Within just a minute and a half the film aims to bring out the importance of breaking silence towards violence against women, which heavily prevails in the world today.

  • SHIKHA JANET ALAGH
    Director
    17 MINUTES, MIRRORS NEVER LIE, FLUSHED
  • SHIKHA JANET ALAGH
    Writer
    17 MINUTES, MIRRORS NEVER LIE, FLUSHED
  • Shikha Janet Alagh
    Producer
    17 Minutes, Flushed, Mirrors Never Lie
  • SHIVAM TODANKAR, ABHINEET GUPTA, DENISE D'SOUZA
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    PUBLIC SERVICE ADVERTISEMENT, DRAMA
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 14 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Language:
    Hindi
  • Shooting Format:
    DIGITAL
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Frames Film Festival
    Mumbai
    India
    January 24, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Rising International Short Film Festival
    Pune
    India
    October 28, 2016
    Nomination - best jury,best actor,best concept
  • Goa Short Film Festival
    Goa
    India
    October 26, 2016
    Official Selection
  • 12 Months Film Festival
    Europe
    Romania
    September 26, 2016
    Best Editor
  • Woodpecker International Film Festival
    New Delhi
    India
    September 17, 2016
    Official Selection
  • Mzansi Women Film Festival
    Johannesburg
    South Africa
    August 9, 2016
    Official Selection
  • Women's International Film Festival
    Islamabad
    Pakistan
    March 13, 2017
    Best Film
  • Festellen Short Film Festival
    Bangalore
    India
    March 14, 2017
    Special Jury Award
  • London Monthly Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    March 19, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Los Angeles Cinefest
    Los Angeles
    United States
    March 19, 2017
    Semi Finalist
  • Wular Lake International Short Film Festival
    Kashmir
    India
    May 24, 2017
    Best 1 Minute Film
  • Shorted.in
    Mumbai
    India
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • SJA Productions
    Country: India
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - SHIKHA JANET ALAGH

Shikha Janet Alagh is an acclaimed filmmaker, actor, and dedicated film educator of international recognition. Her profound accomplishments encompass an array of film festival nominations and prestigious awards, highlighting her multifaceted talent in various facets of the filmmaking process, including writing, directing, editing, and production.

Her cinematic creations have captivated audiences across multiple Indian cities and have graced the screens of esteemed film festivals in prominent global locations such as London, Los Angeles, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Johannesburg, and Europe. Noteworthy accolades bestowed upon her include the esteemed titles of 'Best Film' in Pakistan and Mumbai, 'Best Editor' in Europe, as well as 'The Jury Award' in Bangalore and Pune.

Furthermore, Shikha Janet Alagh has recently dedicated a portion of her time to nurturing and inspiring budding creative minds by imparting her knowledge and expertise in the realm of Film education through teaching initiatives for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme alongside other Arts and Humanities subjects.

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