Priyanath, the young protagonist in the film, imagines himself to be
a superhero. And we believe there’s a bit of Priyanath in us all.
After all, who doesn’t want to be a superhero - to be smarter,
stronger, mightier, bolder and more super than we already are?
With the “Priyanath” short film, we aspire to help children and
adults alike remember their innate fearlessness and to inspire them
to answer the call of their higher purpose without fear and
hesitation. And as much as we wish this for others, we wish this
for ourselves as well.
“Priyanath” is inspired by true events. The character Priyanath
is based on Priyanath Karar who was born in Serampore, India in
1855. After entering the monastic Swami Order, he became the great
Swami Sri Yukteswar. He is the guru of Paramahansa Yogananda who is
considered “one of the preeminent spiritual figures of modern
Directed by Anietie Antia-Obong
Egnlish, 10 minutes, 2016, USA