Raising The Bar: Onir's Docu-Feature Selected For Maryland International Film Festivalby The Daily Eye Team March 10 2017, 3:17 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 47 secs
After having won hearts and accolades across, Onir's directorial documentary Raising The Bar is now the official selection at the annual Maryland International Film Festival. The documentary essays awe-inspiring stories of six young individuals with Down syndrome as it follows them and their stories at the World Down Syndrome Congress in Chennai, India. The 118 minutes docu-film has been produced by Onir-Sanjay Suri's Anticlock Film, Mitu Bhowmick - Festival Director of IFFM and Founder, Mind Blowing Films and Cate Sayers of Emotions 21. The film has previously won the Best Foreign Documentary Feature at the Hollywood Independent Documentary Awards and a Silver Medal at the Atlanta Film Festival. It premiered to a standing ovation at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne where it was presented by festival ambassador Vidya Balan. The film will also be part of Maryland International Film Festival which will take place this year between March 31st and April 2nd.