MALIPURA BANDH (MALIPURA DAM)
28th Feb-2nd March
Online Film Screening :
Language : Malwi and Hindi (with English subtitles)
Running Time : 54 minutes
As the water level in the earthen dam steadily goes down in the hot summer months, the resentments and undercurrents amongst the beneficiaries begin to rise. The protocol to stop using the water directly after a certain level has been violated by the most affluent and the powerful amongst the 7 beneficiaries and the rest are hesitant to bell the cat. How does the process of filming the undercurrents help resolve the predicaments?
Director: Laxminarayan Devda & Deepak Verma
Camera: Laxminarayan Devda
Location Sound: Shiva Ved
Editing: Pradeep Lekhwar
Mentor: Shobhit Jain
Producer: Pinky Brahma Choudhury
Laxminarayan Devda, a farmer from a remote tribal village of Pandutalab in Bagli Tehsil is a media practitioner engaging in participatory filmmaking. He has been working with SPS Community Media since 2006, learning and discovering the joy of photography and chronicling people’s voices through short video films that are shared across communities as experiential learning.
Deepak Verma is a graduate from National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad with specialisation in Animation Film Design.
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