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Livelihood, hope, respectability, dream, education, fear, ambition, mobility, love, lust, power, status, aspiration; English is a colourful thread that binds the multilingual dreams of this multilingual nation. Yet, English remains an uneasy reality for some. This film is a role-play into being a guide and a tourist into towns, cities, bazaars, schools, mornings, monuments, memories and by-lanes in search of the thread that ties this vast nation together

Film Maker Spandan Banerjee will be present to interact with the audience. He is a National Award winning independent filmmaker. This English India premiered at Hot Docs Toronto at the 2015th edition showcasing the best of Indian documentaries. It was also shortlisted for the Best Feature Documentary, Asia Pacific Screen Awards. www.overdosefilms.com