Professor Leena Pendharkar Nabs Jury Prize For Short Film

leena2 - Professor Leena Pendharkar Nabs Jury Prize For Short FilmThis just in: visiting assistant professor Leena Pendharkar‘s short film Dandekar Makes a Sandwich won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short at the 2015 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles this past weekend.

Dandekar Makes a Sandwich, a dramedy written and directed by Pendharkar, tells the story of RK Dandekar, “a curmudgeonly retiree with a picky palate, [who] will stop at nothing to find just the right ingredients for the perfect sandwich.” This short film acts as a prequel to the feature film Days with Dandekarand debuted on March 14 at CAAMFest 2015.

Congratulations, Leena!