Professor Shanti Thakur has won the Best Narrative Film Award at the 60th Columbus International Film Festival
for her short film Red Tulips, A Story About Forgetting, which won over both short and feature length narrative films.
Red Tulips is currently on the festival circuit. Other screenings include: Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, the Mill Valley Film Festival and the Athens International FIlm Festival.
Red Tulips is about a magical world where memory lasts only a few hours. James meets his wife and daughter for the first time, every day. The film was partially funded by a PSC-CUNY Research Award, the George N. Shuster Fellowship and the President’s Fund for Faculty Advancement.