Diva is a realistic depiction of the thousands of lost children in India who are trafficked into Western countries via organized crime and later sold into illegal adoptions or worse. This is a NARRATIVE 54 Min. film that brings village Indian life and the underworld of human trafficking to the screen. This emotional film begins in Hindi with English sub-titles and depicts the locating of a light skinned baby in a remote Rajasthan village in India. When a young mother and her new born baby are manipulated into coming to America . Once in Northern California Divia and her baby are abruptly separated as cash is exchanged between thugs, lawyers, traffickers and wealthy patrons. The film ends when the baby is separately flown away in a helicopter as her mother meets her fate.
A chronicle of the lost children of India and their exploitation.
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North America. Divia has Won Best Drama at the ALTFF film festival in Toronto Canada and BEST SHORT FILM 2018 at the NEW YORK INTERNATIOANL FILM FESTIVAL. Roger Slagle MFA MSW, Director / Screenwriter Divia, (2017) See more