Payal Kapadia (India)

Payal Kapadia is a Mumbai based filmmaker and artist. She studied Film Direction at the Film & Television Institute of India. Her short films Afternoon Clouds (2017) and And What is the Summer Saying (2018) premiered respectively at the Cinéfondation and the Berlinale. She is a Berlinale Talents alumna and participated in 2019 at the Cinéfondation – Résidence du Festival de Cannes. Her first feature, A Night of Knowing Nothing, is part of the 2021 Director’s Fortnight selection. Her next project, All We Imagine as Light, for which she received support from Ciclic and Hubert Bals Fund, is currently in financing.


  • A Night of Knowing Nothing
  • And What is the Summer Saying
  • Afternoon Clouds
  • Last Mango Before the Monsoon
  • Watermelon, Fish and Half Ghost
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