Some Roots Grow Upwards - by Kavita Joshi and Malati Rao

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Duration/ Language
00:55:00 (hh:mm) ,  English
Trailer/ Excerpt Link
Filmmaker/s Bio Note/s
Kavita conceptualised and produced Abhiyan, an environment series and also, We the People, a set of Films on Indian ecology. Malati has directed, written and produced fiction and documentary films. She is the recipient of the Margaret McNamara award fromthe World Bank family network for her thesis film. She holds an MFA degree in Film and Media arts from Temple University, Philadelphia and an MA in Mass Communication from Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi. Malati has taught graduate courses in film and screenwriting inIndia and the US. Her television work, including Hospital – the first reality series on Indian TV – has been broadcast on BBC World and Star TV.
Synopsis/ Description
An exploration of Ratan Thiyam’s pathbreaking work in the Theatre of Roots Movement – which draws deeply upon the traditions and the arts of his home state Manipur – and its comment on contemporary society.
Significant Awards/ Screenings
  • Awards, UGC-CEC Educational Video Competition, New Delhi
  • Himalaya Film Festival, Amsterdam
  • Antwerp Film Festival, Belgium
  • Karachi International Film Festival, Pakistan
  • Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival
  • Wisdom Tree Film Festival, Pune
  • IVFEST , Thiruvananthapuram
  • Crimson Feet Fireworks, Ahmedabad
  • Documela, Gurgoan
  • JDCA Documentary Film Festival, Bhubaneswar

 (PSBT)Public Service Broadcasting Trust


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