| BLOCK D | 2:00 |

ROSETHORN (10min)  dir: Aditya Patwardhan

Gabriella is an eight year old girl admitted in a hospital. While the doctors debate whether it's a psychiatric or an abuse case, she fights to overcome her internal conflictis and external realities. With the help of an extroardinary friend Kit, Gabriella learns to cope with her bitter past and sees that beauty can still exist beyond a barrier of thorns.