Indian short film City’s Step Child and the Dump Hill Dreams by director Pranab K Aich has won yet another international award in category of short films of the Ministry of the Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic at the International Festival of Sustainable Development Films.
The film City’s Step Child is a multiple international award winning short documentary film created to represent the cause of urban poor children working in the landfills of India.
City’s Step Child is a film about the life of six inspiring children who are living in one of the largest slums of Delhi, Bhubaneswar and Hyderabad. With thought provoking voices of the kids, candid moments are artistically revolve around their dreams and reality portraying the struggles and hardships that we as ‘privileged’ are ignorant of. The film gives an insight to each of these characters by carefully following their life, depicting a larger picture of the slum kids living in urban poverty.