An impoverished single mother finds a way to heal a damaged relationship with her distant daughter by gifting her a pair of sandals on her first day of high school.
Film Director and Post-Production Supervisor
Pavitra Verma is a writer, director and editor from India, currently based in Los Angeles. He is a summa-cum-laude graduate from the New York Film Academy with a Bachelor’s Degree in Filmmaking, and an alumni of the prestigious Academy Gold Rising program, hosted by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Inspired by his own heritage as an Indian, he strives to tell culturally authentic South Asian stories that are universally accessible, character-driven and visually expressive. His recent works as a filmmaker include ‘Ipsa’ (2023), ‘Those Seven Steps’
(2022) and the award-winning short ‘Sandalwood’ (2020).