Chasing the Rainbow (2013)
24min · Short, Drama, Family · 1 January 2013
Nine year old Lali's parents have brought her to the city to work after being displaced from their home in the village. When Lali finds work ata a middle class home in the city, she quickly learns her domestic chores. But Mithi, the 14 year old idealistic daughter of the household is adamant that she will teach Lali how to read and write. Lali unexpectedly turns out to be a fast learner and applies her studies in her work as well. Although initially supportive of Mithi's efforts to make a difference, her parents are displeased when Lali's studies start affecting her work. Things come to head when Mithi's school wants to admit Lali as their student. Something's got to give. Will Lali end up losing everything she worked so hard for?
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