22-28 Sept 2021
Save the Date



Deep in the deserts of Northern India, three women thirst for more than just a good source of water. On nearly every level, these women lack dignity and respect from the longtime patriarchal traditions of their rural community. A lush fable, at once tethered to a dusty, socially retrograde reality while embracing a vision of a future still under construction.

Parched (2015)


India, The United Kingdom, The United States


Hindi with English subtitles




Leena Yadav

Leena Yadav

Leena Yadav

Leena Yadav was born in Mhow, India. She began her career as a commercial editor and Assistant Director for television. She made her directorial debut with Shabd (2015) followed by Teen Patti (2010). Parched is her third feature film.

Buy tickets for the opening night film here.

View the #filmmakerfriday Playlist on Youtube

Download the ttff/20 Guide

ttff/20 Merchandise

The Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival would like to acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors.

Leading Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Programming Partners

Venue Partners

In-Kind Partners

Join Our Mailinglist


* indicates required

Contact Us

22 Jerningham Ave,
Belmont, Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago, WI

Tel: 1.868.323.3228