The House on Gulmohar Avenue
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THE HOUSE ON GULMOHAR AVENUE by Samina Mishra, Duration: 30 min. (2005)
A film about home and belonging, tracing the Filmmaker’s personal journey to understand what it means to be a Muslim in India today.
Filmmaker/s Bio Note/s:
Samina Mishra is a documentary filmmaker and writer based in New Delhi, with a special interest in media for children. Her work includes Stories of Girlhood, a series of three films on the experiences of being a girl child in India, Hina in the Old City, a photographic book for children on the Walled City of Delhi and Home and Away, a multi-media exhibition on British Asian children in London.
Significant Awards/ Screenings:
• Official Selection, Karachi International Film Festival, 2005
• Official Selection, Competition Section, John Abraham National Awards, Signs, 2006
• Official Selection, Tri-Continental Film Festival, 2006
(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.