Cleetche Vancouver filmmaker

QUEEN OF THE BEACH

Soloshye Pictures | 2019

Documentary | 105 minutes

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Cleetche

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Matt Drake

Andy Nathani


Sasikumar.B

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Shilpa Poojar

Seeta Kyber Nayka

Chris McDonell

Pooja Poojar

Kiran Poojar

Arjun Poojar

Somanath Poojar

Shantabhi Poojar

Laxmi Poojar

Ravi Lamani

Joanna Palliparambil

Sangeeta Gudimani

Kiran Kattimani

Dan Shing Lamani

Laxman M

Bhimshi Lamani

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Sasikumar B.

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India, Canada,

England

SYNOPSIS:


A Canadian filmmaker befriends a 9-year-old girl hawking clothes and jewelry on a hippie-lovers’ beach in Goa, India, and returns 3 times over the next 7 years to capture her story and help her achieve her childhood dream of going to school.





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CREDITS


TRAILER #1 - 2:32 min.

SCREENINGS/AWARDS:


QUEEN OF THE BEACH has taken India by storm. The film has now won 11 awards in 8 film festivals there, including Best Picture or Best Documentary at all of them. Chris traveled to India in January of 2020 and was present at 4 of these festivals. Here are some of the photos from that tour.

Queen Of The Beach - a documovie by Cleetche

CIFF 2020-Kota, Rajasthan
CIFF 2020-Kota, Rajasthan
CIFF 2020-Greeted by festival director
CIFF 2020-Greeted by festival director
Best Documentary Feature
Best Documentary Feature
Festival director selfie
Festival director selfie
Newspaper article
Newspaper article
Foreign Press article
Foreign Press article
JIFF 2020-Jaipur, Rajasthan
JIFF 2020-Jaipur, Rajasthan
JIFF 2020-Closing awards
JIFF 2020-Closing awards
JIFF 2020-Group photo
JIFF 2020-Group photo
JIFF 2020 - Green Rose Award
JIFF 2020 - Green Rose Award
Chris with Sasikumar.B
Chris with Sasikumar.B
Green Rose Award
Green Rose Award
Chris dancing in Jaipur
Chris dancing in Jaipur
Chris interviewed in Noida
Chris interviewed in Noida
Best Feature Documentary
Best Feature Documentary
Trophies in Goa hotel room
Trophies in Goa hotel room
Shilpa with trophies
Shilpa with trophies
Chris and Shilpa with trophies
Chris and Shilpa with trophies

TRAILER #3 - 1:33 min.