Zoya Akhtar's directorial debut and Excel Entertainment's LUCK BY CHANCE is all set to be screened at the Engendered Film Festival at New York. LUCK BY CHANCE will be the closing film at the festival which concludes on the 30th August and would be attended by the brother-sister duo Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar.
The Engendered Film Festival is a transnational arts and human rights organization aimed at creating awareness around gender and sexuality in the South Asian Diaspora. This cutting-edge film festival brings together a body of bold and contemporary cinematic work that provides a new lens with which to view South Asian Cinema. Films range from Bollywood to independent Hollywood to eclectic shorts and documentaries from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, as well as the Diaspora in the United States and Australia.
Ritesh Sidhwani, Producer, Excel Entertainment said, ''It is an honour and a privilege for us to have our movie screened on an international platform. It had been our resolution to deliver good cinema, and we are delighted that our work is appreciated by cinema lovers worldwide.''
An ecstatic Zoya Akhtar says, ''I am really excited to have LUCK BY CHANCE screened at the Engendered Film Festival at New York. Engendered Film Festival is a platform for Indian cinema in New York and it's great to be represented and featured with such gusto.''
Excel Entertainment is known for delivering quality cinema with contemporary themes and with LUCK BY CHANCE being screened at the film festival, is undoubtedly an honour and another feather in its already studded cap!