Unlike popular documentary formats, Dhoolpet Ganesha shies away from being a single-issue based documentary, focussing instead on bringing to screen the lives of people, in their daily lives, balancing their sombre reality and the euphoria of a festival celebration.
Voices from the Ruins: Kandhamal in Search of Justice is the latest documentary by the renowned activist and film maker KP Sasi, based on gruesome anti-Christian riots that took place in Kandhamal, Odisha. This documentary raises some burning questions about the social reality of the present times, the naked reality of the oppression that the Adivasis, Dalits and converted Christians face in Kandhamal district of Odisha. The message of this documentary should help open the eyes of all democratic and progressive forces to this social reality.
Today we are more aware of the documentary films around us because it has became more available to us through film festivals, internet and television. But, good documentary viewing also requires good audience, one that is socially and culturally conscious and can appreciate the difference between the good and the bad, the pedestrian, the valuable, … Continue reading Documentary Appreciation Course| October 16-17th, 2017|The Mandrem House