Chariot Riders is the second of two works exploring love in South Asian communities in present-day Britain.
Ash is 13 and he doesn’t like anything Indian. He does like spending time with his best friend Kuldeep. Chariot Riders is about first love.
Animation direction and sound design Kate Jessop
Written by Carl Miller
Voice: Sarjan Hira
Sound Recordist: Mitch Crane
Based on an original idea and produced by Bobby Tiwana
British South Asian Issues of Gender and Sexuality Programme, Centre for Research in the Social Sciences, Quayside, University of Huddersfield, Fri 30 Oct 2015, 14:00 – 17:30
Shout Festival 2015, Mac, Birmingham, Sat 14 Nov 2015
LGBT History Month 2016 Showcase, Queens College, Cambridge, Thu 26 Nov 2015, The Evening Gala Event, compered by Cyril Nri & Claire Mooney.
Speak Up! Speak Out! London Metropolitan Archives, Mediatheque, London, Sat 5 Dec 2015, 9.30am – 4.30pm.
Queers in Shorts, Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge, Thu 21 Jan 2016, 9pm – 11pm.
Short Film Competition Nominee Tongues on Fire – 18th London Asian Film Festival, Regent Street Cinema, London, 5 Mar 2016, 1.30pm – 4pm.
Alchemy festival, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, Thu 18 – Mon 30 May, 10am – 11pm.
Kashish, Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, Alliance Française de Bombay, Mumbai, Fri 27 May, 4.30-6pm as part of ‘Boys Shorts’.
Satyajit Ray Short Film Competition Nominee London Indian Film Festival, ICA, London, Wed 20 Jul, 8.30pm.
Queer Story Showcase: 1st Birthday, The Superbia Weekend (part of Manchester Pride’s Big Weekend), 70 Oxford St, Manchester, Fri 26 Aug, 8pm.
Fantouche International Animation Film Festival, Baden, Switzerland, Wed 7, 2.15pm; Fri 9, 10.45pm; Sat 10 Sep, 4.15pm.
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Chariot Riders’ sister film Little Elephant