Rediscovering the intricately designed puppets of the Marathi legend Vishnudas Bhave. Screened at Atlanta and Milan. Directed by Arun Khopkar | 2001 Producer and Commissioning Editor: Rajiv Mehrotra Researcher and Script Writer: Shanta Gokhale Cinematographer: Sudhir Palsane Sound Recordists: Harikumar N, Suresh Rajamani Editor: Sujata Narula
Ambi Jiji turns jhum fields in Meghalaya, into orchards, providing food security. Award winner at Delhi and screened at festivals in Kathmandu, Madurai and Mumbai. Directed by Nandini Bedi | 2007 Producer and Commissioning Editor: Rajiv MehrotraCinematographers: Shammi Nanda, Ajay Norohna Location Sound Recordist: Ramesh Birajdar Editor: Shan Mohammed Sound Mixer: P. Balaraman
An exploration of food security and sovereignty through the exemplary efforts a tiny village in Andhra Pradesh by Bablu Ganguly, Mary Vattamattom, John d’souza, inspiring a silent revolution through organic farming. Winner of six awards, including the National Award, and screened at over twenty film festivals including at Calcutta, Delhi, Jaipur, Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Roma, … [Read more…]
A series of dream narratives and accounts of spiritual possession as experienced by women ‘petitioners’ at the shrine of a Sufi saint in North India. The Film invites the viewer to a fantastical world, where fear and desire are experienced through dreams and ‘afflictions of the air’. Winner of the National Film Award, Awards at … [Read more…]
An account of the victims of silicosis in Gujarat. Winner of the National Film Award and screened at festivals in Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai. Directed by Syed Fayaz | 2005 Producer and Commissioning Editor: Rajiv MehrotraScript Writers: Madhu Ramaswamy, Syed Fayaz Cinematographer: Prashant Karanth Sound Recordist: Jai Prakash Music Composer: Nitin Malik Graphics Designers: Gagandeep … [Read more…]
Transformations in the lives of Dalit women, through their ecological movement for sustainable farming. Winner of the National Film Award and screened widely. Credits Directed by Farida Pacha | 2005 Producer and Commissioning Editor: Rajiv MehrotraCinematographers: Shubra Dutta, Avijit Mukul Kishore Sound Recordist: Gissy Michael Editor, Visual Effects and Sound Designer: Rikhav Desai
National Award Winning film on the work and efforts of environmental activist Vandana Shiva. Credits Directed by : Usha AlbuquerqueScript Writer: Shalini Reys Cinematographers: S. Kumar, Raaj Kumar Editors: Anil Sharma, Giri Sound Recordist: Pramod Kumar
The story of Tom Sharma, a transgender make-up artist. Credits Directed by Joshy Joseph and Suvendu ChatterjeeProducer and Commissioning Editor: Rajiv MehrotraScript Writers: Moni Bency, Joshy Joseph Cinematographer: Razak Kottakkal Editor: Subhajit Dasbhaumik Voice Over: Anjum Katyal Music Composer: Tom Sharma
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