As a child, Dr. Amit Singh survived the British partition of India. Since then, he has been running forward his whole life, running from the horrors of his past - his family murdered by Muslims and the personal guilt he feels for the death of his younger brother. Now, with the onset of dementia, Amit needs to go back, to confront the memories he has been trying to forget before dementia robs him of his chance to make peace with the past. But, before Amit can begin his journey, his son Abhi arrives from America, ready to commit his father to an old age home. Father and son fight. Amit runs from his son and soon meets Salim, a Muslim auto rickshaw driver. Salim's wife was raped and burned to death by Hindu rioters in Gujarat. At first, Amit and Salim make uneasy travel companions -- Amit's family murdered by Muslims, Salim's family murdered by Hindus. But, a journey of a thousand miles, stuffed in an auto rickshaw together, has a way of breaking down walls. On their journey, Amit and ...
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Mango Dreams was part of the 2016-2017 season of The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers sponsored by South Arts. Mango Dreams screened at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, Jacksonville State University, Winder Cultural Arts Center, East Tennessee State University, Western Carolina University, Oxford College at Emory University, and Presbyterian College. See more