Watching carefully (and offering occasional coaching) as his musclebound son pursues physical perfection, an elderly father worries about what his boy might be missing out on.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 3


Includes an interview with Director: Ian Bawa

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Ian Bawa

Jagdeep Singh Bawa, Mandeep Sodhi
Producer Ian Bawa
Screenwriter Ian Bawa
Cinematographer Markus Henkel
Editor Ian Bawa
Music Milos Mitrovic
Source Ian Bawa
Canada 2020 4 min. English


Please note that VIFF 2020 online films can be viewed in British Columbia only.

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Ian Bawa is an award-winning producer/director from Winnipeg, whose films have screened at festivals such as TIFF, SlamDance Film Festival, VIFF, and Fantastic Fest. As an alumni of the University of Winnipeg’s film program, Ian’s graduation film was met with great success, screening around the world and winning at festivals such as the Yorkton Film Festival and the Fargo Film Festival. His past work has earned him recognition in publications such as Ain't it Cool News, The AV Club, and a Vimeo Staff Pick for his film, The Champ.