Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Twelve-year-old Jekshen, an exceptional runner, lives in a beautiful mountain village in Kyrgyzstan. His parents are divorced, and life with his alcoholic father is difficult. Lonely Jekshen only has his girlfriend from school and his fathers friends for support. They encourage him to take part in a big race - a race that could change his life for the better.

Film Festivals

Awards - Busan IFF (FIPRESCI Award)

Nominations - Busan IFF (New Currents Award), Minsk IFF (Grand Prix Golden Listapad)