Ek Din: a chat with writer/producer of new short playing on SBS and Federation Square

Ek Din, which means One Day in Hindi, follows two Indian migrants in Australia who are experience two wholly separate versions of the country we call home.

Ek Din tells the story of the contrasting fortunes of two Indian migrants living in Melbourne. What started life as a SAE Creative Media Institute student film, has been honoured with six official selections and awards at film festivals around the world.

The film was written and produced by Marque La Brooy as part of his final student project, and was inspired by his parents’ experiences on arriving in Australia. Ek Din is currently being featured at Melbourne‚Äôs Federation Square and playing on SBS On Demand.

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports