United States / Short Film /
12 minutes / Bengali and English
Director: Sush K Parmar
Producer: Sush K Parmar
Clay is a meditation on the understanding of life and death, of the form and the formless. The film follows a young woman’s journey through love and loss, juxtaposed with images of the Indian God Ganesha, symbolizing detachment. This film is sponsored and partially funded by Austin Film Society and the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division.
HONORABLE MENTION, 2012 Columbus Film + Video Fest
Sushma Khadepaun-Parmar (Sush) was born in Mumbai, India and raised in a small town on the west coast. She graduated with a degree in Mass Communication from Mumbai and started her career as a Production Intern. It was then that she discovered her love for filmmaking, but it was not until 2009 that she quit her job to pursue her passion full-time. Sushma has directed, produced and edited several short films, commercials and corporate videos. In May 2010, Sushma initiated a local group called Austin South Asian Creatives, which promotes visual & performing arts within the local South Asian community.