Roberto D’Andrea, a retired Melbourne conductor – driver who visited Kolkata in 1994 and fell in love with Kolkata, its people and tramways. A new friendship was born between Melbourne and Kolkata. The film celebrates 22 years of tramways friendship between Kolkata and Melbourne through a unique journey called ‘Tramjatra’. It explores the idea that an urban transport system is not simply a mechanical means of ferrying its citizens,it’s also an environmentally friendly people mixer, a means of urban bonding and active ingredient in the cultural life of our communities.

About Mahadeb Shi

Mahadeb Shi, a postgraduate in cinema from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune,with specialization in editing, 1985.Over two-and-a-half decades since then, he has been working as director, scriptwriter, and editor in both film and video media. He has directed several documentaries including ‘Meandering Melodies’, ‘Kather Baxo-The Wooden Box’, ‘Yamuna Katha- The story of River Yamuna’,‘Om Mani Padme Hum’and ‘A Journey Extraordinarymany of which were shown atdifferent international festivalsincluding‘Culture unplugged’an online prestigious documentary festival on human rights issues.

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