Cinema City I (Two Short Films)
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SKU: Cinema City I (Two Short Films)
A series of two short films.
CERTIFIED UNIVERSAL by Avijit Mukul Kishore & DO RAFIQUE by Rafeeq Ellias, Duration: 00:28 hrs, Language: English, Hindi, Marathi
CERTIFIED UNIVERSAL - An impressionistic sketch of 'the public' as created by our cinema and its relationship with cinema itself. DO RAFIQUE - Rafeeq meets Rafique Bagdadi, an extraordinary living archive of the city and its cinema, and explores the cinema city through him.
Filmmaker/s Bio Note/s:
Avijit studied Cinematography at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. He is based in Mumbai and works as a cinematographer. Besides filmmaking, he has been involved in video-art installations and pedagogy and theatre groups – Music Theatre Workshop and Ruchika Theatre Group.
An international award winning advertising and magazine photographer, Rafeeq Ellias has shot documentaries as a cinematographer. The Legend of Fat Mama was his first documentary as director and scriptwriter that won two National Awards and the Best Short Film Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival.
Significant Awards/ Screenings:
• Official Selection, 60th Berlinale International Film Festival, 2010
• Official Selection, Competition, London International Documentary Festival, 2011
(PSBT)Public Service Broadcasting Trust is a non-governmental, not-for-profit trust that has commissioned and mentored more than 500 documentary films with more than 350 independent filmmakers from across India. It has more than 150 national and international awards under its hood. With subjects ranging from social justice to personal identities, PSBT hosts some wonderful non-fiction narratives from India.