Bagheera (India, UK, Australia | 2017, 19 min)
Directed by: Christopher Watson
Written by: Christopher Watson
Cast: Preeti Choudhury, Rajesh Balwani
Shot in Hindi, in a disused, Mumbai shipyard, the film is inspired by true events and addresses a major issue facing Indian society. Bagheera, the sassy leader of a girl scout troop, is abducted after a meeting one evening. She employs her girl scout skills to confront her brutal assailant and serve up a scorching retribution. Whilst the subject is dark, the message is uplifting, suggesting courage and invention in the face of adversity.