Lotus Film Goa

Short Film

Abir

17 min 23’’ | 2011​

Director | Nalini Elvino de Sousa

Synopsis

Set in a village amongst the Dhangar community,
Abir dreams of being a football player but things go awry for the 12 yrs
old boy when his coach tells him that he needs to have his football gear
in place, if he wants to play for the prestigious Jeet Football Cup, a
title which has so far eluded him.

Chota film competition – 2001
Campal Ground – 2001

Producer | Lotus Film & TV Production
Director | Nalini Elvino de Sousa
Assistant Director | Clara Rodrigues
Editor | Nalini Elvino de Sousa
SFX | Agnelo Lobo
Camera | William Rodrigues & Agnelo Lobo
Script | Clara Rodrigues
Screenplay | Omkar Naik
Photographer | John Lino
Actors | Prasad Mandrekar – Abir
Mathias Mascarenhas – Bhai
Glyn Pinto – Sam
Daguie Cardozo – Coach
Abir’s friends: Davendra N. Karti, Ashwanath H. Kesari, Ibrahim
Mannasab, Akshay Kolekar,
Aankar Haded
Mali Kolekar – Abir’s grandmother
U-14 Goa United Boys team – Macan, Rihad, Emmanuel, Sai, Sairaj, Steven,
Lester, Kaine, Joy, Godwin, Vincy, Carlton, Kai, Vincent, Govinda,
Mario, Selwyn, Mark, Osmino, Eban, Shane

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