Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Smile Please
(Smile Please)

Year: 2021
Country: India
Language: Hindi
Run Time: 21 minutes

Smile Please


The story of young Ali, who is afflicted by Moebius Syndrome. To make matters worse his condition is yet undiagnosed. As Ali and his family prepare to leave their small town home, Ali worries about acceptance in the new unknown city and the sorrow of having to leave behind his best friend, Rajan. As the two friends make plans to enable them to stay in touch, for the first time in his life Ali must ask something of his father.

CIFF46 Screenings

Allen Theatre

Sunday, April 03, 2022 at 9:20 AM

CIFF46 Streams On Demand

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM -
Sunday, April 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: United States and US Territories
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: Yes

Shorts Program
Family Shorts 2

Director

Director
Bakul Matiyani

Producer
Neha Parti Matiyani

Screenwriting
Bakul Matiyani

Cinematography
Neha Parti Matiyani

Editing
Bakul Matiyani

Principal Cast
Rishabh Karmakar, Om Kanojia, Alok Chaturvedi, Laxmi Rawat, Neeraj Singh, Aseem Hattangadi, Tahura Mansuri

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