Documentary & Shorts Screenings in Mumbai by IDPA: Sunday, August 18, 2013
Organizers: The Indian Documentary Producers’ Association (IDPA), Dada Saheb Phalke Film City and P.L. Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, Mumbai
1) The Flame That Burns Bright – Dir: Ashish Mukherjee – 40 minutes
Film On Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose – On Anniversary Of His Plane Accident On Aug 18,1945 At Taipei In Taiwan (Films Division).
One of the finest leaders India has produced, whose mysterious end left India and the party he had founded, poor of capable leadership.
2) The Shop That Sold Everything – Dir: Abhyuday Khaitan – 31 minutes (IDPA Awards)
A period of transition in India. A shopkeeper who tries to hold out against ‘Big Businesses. The relationship between the shopkeeper and his customer-a little boy Kartik. Memories of this relationship intrude when, as an adult, Kartik experiences displacement and transition of his own.
3) No Problem! – Six Months With The Barefoot Grandmamas – Dir: Yasmin Kidwali – 29 minutes (From Nandgaonkar)
This is about solar electrification project run by the Barefoot College in the village of Tilonia in the state of Rajasthan , India, where numerous illiterate rural woman from all over the world, particularly Africa, are being trained as solar engineers. The solar electrification project symbolizes hope, as a simple idea originating from a little known village in India has the potential to impact global communities
4) Purna Viram – Dir: Ujjwal Utkarsh – 12 minutes
We witness the systematic cold-blooded disembowelment of a mini bus in a junkyard.
5) Mayong – Dir: Utpal Borpujari – 50 minutes
Mayong (Assamese) also known as the Land of Black Magic, is situated in Marigaon district of Assam, on the bank of the river Brahmaputra. Situated at 40 km from Guwahati and once considered the cradle of black magic in the country, Mayong is today a place of tourist attraction because of its history. During the medieval period in ancient India, Mayong is said to remain the Indian Capital of Black Magic and Witchcraft.
Venue: P.L. Deshpande Mini Auditorium (Ravindra Natya Mandir complex) Prabhadevi, Mumbai – 400025
Date: Sunday, August 18, 2013
Time:10 AM onwards
Entry: Free/Open to all