Gharat - by Pankaj Rishi Kumar

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Duration/ Language
00:42:00 (hh:mm) ,  English
Trailer/ Excerpt Link NA
Filmmaker/s Bio Note/s
Pankaj graduated from Pune’s Film and Television Institute in 1992 with a specialisation in Film Editing. He was assistant editor on Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen. After editing documentaries and TV serials, he made his first film, Kumar Talkies. Subsequently, Pankaj has become a one-man-crew, producing, directing, shooting and editing his own documentaries. Pankaj’s films have won many awards and been screened at festivals all over the world – Berlin, Rotterdam, IDFA, Gothenburg, Margaret Mead, AFI Los Angeles, Hawaii, Yamagata, Visions du Reel, etc. He has won grants from Hubert Bals, IFA, Jan Vrijman, Gotoberg, Banff, Majlis and Sarai. Pankaj was also awarded the Asia Society Fellowship at Harvard Asia Centre.
Synopsis/ Description
A film on the traditional gharats or watermills of Garwhal aimed at increasing awareness of tapping low cost power from existing watermills in the mountains and thereby achieving decentralised and sustainable economic development.
Significant Awards/ Screenings
  • Mostra Internacional Do Filme Etnográfico, Cineeco, Greece
  • Festival International Du Film Ecologique, Bourges, France
  • International Dokumentary Film Festival  München
  • Himalaya Film Festival, Amsterdam
  • Jeevika: South Asia Livelihood Documentary Film Festival, New Delhi
  • Swaraj Film Festival
  • Konark Film Festival, Orissa
  • One Billion Eyes Indian Documentary Film Festival, Chennai
  • Voices from the Water, 2nd International Film Festival on Water, Bangalore

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