22 June 2018
The UK and Europe's largest South Asian film festival rocks up for its ninth year with an entertaining and thought provoking line-up of independent films that offer a rare window into a billion South Asian lives in the sub-continent right now. The Ashram: UK Premiere. After receiving a cryptic message, Jamie journeys deep into the Indian Himalayas to pick up on the trail of his girlfriend who has disappeared. There, he discovers a secretive community led by a guru with alleged mystical powers. As he tries to pry the secrets from the guru's devotees Jamie becomes more convinced that this mysterious community may know more about his lover's disappearance than they're telling him. Ben Rekhi brings together a star-studded cast for a story of mystical intrigue with a twisty plot and startling climax that is sure to provoke discussion.