Documentaries with Vikalp
Location: Alliance Française auditorium
Date: Tue, 2012/05/15 - 7:00pm
In partnership with Vikalp Film Archive
In_transience, by Yashaswini Raghumandan & Ekta Mittal (27‘)
Could there be an eclipse between memory and desire? Could we draw a venn diagram between a seasonal migrant and disappearances from the city?
In_transience is an attempt to find these overlaps from the migrating world(s) of the worker- behind the tin sheets, between work, after work, on the phone, a his cigarette breaks, where he fleets between the mundance and the magical.
Good morning Mumbai!, by Rajesh Thakare & Troy Vashant C (12’)
The story is about a slum tenant who sets out to do his morning duties and a series of unfortunate events that causes a barrier for the purpose he had set for. He find a way out and accomplishes his goal, which in turn seeds another problem for a different group of people. The film depicts the basic problems caused by urban growth such as lack of space and infrastructure, sanitation problems, pollution, density and the inter relationship with each other.
Jan Villa, by Natasha Mendonca (20’)
After the monsoon flood of 2005 that submerged Bombay, the filmmaker returns to her city to examine the personal impact of the devastating event.