Supriyo Sen and Ira Bhaskar

Supriyo Sen is a journalist turned independent filmmaker, an alumni of Berlinale Talent Campus, Supriyo Sen has produced and directed feature length documentaries like “Wait Until Death”, “The Nest”, “Way Back Home” and “Hope Dies Last in War”. His films have been widely screened in India and abroad and have won several national and international awards at film festivals including Amsterdam, Nyon, Berlin, Pusan, Yamagata and Mumbai. He has also…

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Avijit Mukul Kishore and Shankhajeet De

Avijit Mukul Kishore is a film director and cinematographer based in Mumbai. After a course of cinematography at the Film and Television Training Institute in Pune (India) in 1995, he came to Mumbai. In a short span of time, he has worked as cinematographer for a number of documentary films, most of which have been shown at international film festivals and won critical acclaim. Mukul also teaches documentary filmmaking and…

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Saba Dewan and Sabeena Gadihoke

Saba Dewan is a documentary filmmaker based in New Delhi. Her work has focused on communalism, gender, sexuality and culture. Her notable films include ‘Dharmayuddha’ (Holy War, 1989), ‘Nasoor’ (Festering Wound, 1991), ‘Khel’ (The Play, 1994), ‘Barf’ (Snow, 1997) and ‘Sita’s Family’ (2001) and have been screened extensively in India and at international film festivals. For the past few years she has been working on a trilogy of films focusing…

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Bishakha Datta and Veena Hariharan

Veena Hariharan has done her Ph.D in Cinema Studies from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She wrote her dissertation “Private Modernities: The “I” in Contemporary Indian Documentary and Visual Culture” on the first-person documentary in India. Currently, Veena is visiting faculty at the School of Arts and Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Bishakha Datta is a documentary filmmaker, a writer and the director of a non-profit…

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Manjira Datta and Brinda Bose

Manjira Datta has been an independent documentary filmmaker since 1986. Her award winning films have focused on environment, rural and industrial labour, labour in the entertainment sector, Iyengar yoga, politics, agrarian technology, and discrimination against women among others. She has also conceptualized and been a line producer for a twenty-six-part drama serial on Adult Education for UNICEF and Directorate of Adult Education. She has been a director and producer for…

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Kesang Tseten and Samina Mishra

Kesang Tseten, is a filmmaker and writer based in Kathmandu, Nepal. He wrote and co-directed ‘Listen to the Wind’ with Tsering Rhitar, a fictional short for teenagers. His original screenplay, ‘Mukundo’ (Mask of Desire), co-produced by NHK/Japan was Nepal’s official selection to the Academy Awards (2001), and was also awarded the Best Script Award by the Nepal Motion Pictures Association. He wrote the screenplay of ‘Karma’ in 2004. ‘Yudha Chitra’…

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