Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival will be held from 31 August – 2 September, 2012 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The ninth edition of the festival will screen 18 documentary films, 13 of them by professionals and 5 by students.
Mumbai’s night rat killers, life of primitive tribes, children of sex workers, seaweed collectors are some of the topics covered in these films. All Rise For Your Honour by Sumit Khanna, Bicycle Journey – A Story Unbelievable by Ashijit Ganguli, Breaking the Silence by Ishani K Dutta and Dilli by Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh are some of the films in the line-up.
The festival will also host discussions with acclaimed film makers like Supriyo Sen, Amlan Datta, Nandan Saxena and Anasuya Vaidya. Director, producer and screenwriter Subhash Ghai will give away the awards to the winners.
Entry is free on a first-come-first served basis. See here for the schedule of the festival.