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Plot, Details & Awards

Kavi

(2009)
19min.
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Plot & Details

An innocent child grapples with the abuses of modern-day slavery in Kavi, director Gregg Helvey's searing, Oscar-nominated muckraking drama. Indian boy Kavi (Sagar Salunke) grows up entrapped by circumstance, bound to the brickmaking trade of his parents; all are bonded labor slaves, controlled by the demands of the cruel labor master Samrat (Ulhas Tayade). Soon, Kavi makes a feeble attempt to escape, courtesy of some Good Samaritans from outside of the camp, but gets whisked back into Samrat's clutches and must endure harsh reprisal.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Live Action Short Everley Gregg Nominated

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