Prabhat Pheri - by Samarth Dixit and Jessica Sadana

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Partners PSBT FILMS  SKU: Prabhat Pheri


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Duration/ Language
01:29:00 (hh:mm) ,  English
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Filmmaker/s Bio Note/s
Samarth graduated from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, with a degree in English Literature, and has recently finished his post-graduation in Film Editing from the Film and Television Institute of India. He is currently working on independent projects as editor and assistant director. This is his first featurelength directorial venture.Jessica completed her graduation in English Literature from Lady Sri Ram College for Women, Delhi University. Thereafter, she studied at the Film and Television Institute of India. In 2011, she completed a semester at the prestigious Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, as an exchange student from India, at the MFA, Direction Programme.
Synopsis/ Description
In 1929, five workers of the Maharashtra Film Company, under the tutelage of Baburao Painter, left its gates to set up an independent film company, the Prabhat Film Company. After initial success, they moved to Pune, and established Prabhat Nagari, a fully functional studio with state of the art facilities. After more than two decades of producing some of the masterpieces of the early talkie era, the Company was liquidated and officially shut down, sold in the auction to a certain Mr Kelkar who rented the studios to other film companies for shooting and also planted trees for his perfume factory. In 1959, the Government acquired Prabhat Nagari and in 1961, the Film Institute of India, a training centre for students of film was set up. The Film revisits the ghosts of the Prabhat through the memories of those to whom the space has been faMilliar, dear and sacrosanct for decades.
Significant Awards/ Screenings
  • Berlin International Film Festival
  • John Abraham National Awards, SiGNS, Kerala
  • Annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Australia
  • HotDocs, Canada
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 (PSBT)Public Service Broadcasting Trust

 

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