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Tramjatra (Tramway Friendships)

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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... Read more »

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Science and Spirituality
When Einstein Met Tagore: Tracing The Map Of Hope

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This is a film about Rabindranath Tagore’s journeys in the west between the two wars when he travelled 34 countries to spread his message of universal brotherhood and ONE WORLD. He was considered as the ambassador of peace from the East and was greeted by world leaders and intellectuals of the world including great scientist... Read more »

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Love Story
Kather Baxo

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A 16 mm personal film on Calcutta tramways that captures tram as a caring loving and venerable entity, a treasure house of memories, a place to enact and recall fantasies.

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Pilgrimage
A Journey Extraordinary

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Different people, many traditions, one country. This film celebrates the beauty of plural India and delves into the relationship between domestic tourism and the intense desire among ordinary people to connect themselves with the rest of their country.

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Water/River
Yamuna Katha

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This is a film about the relationship between Yamuna and city of Delhi. It focuses on ecological, cultural, historic and economic implications of the river Yamuna in Delhi. A core group of people from different strata of the society that consists of river specialist, social scientist, historian, artists, teachers, farmers, fisher men and others under... Read more »

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Differently Abled
Watch Me Dance

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Till he was eight, Gulshan Kumar was a severely disabled boy doing odd jobs for his father, a washer man. A chance encounter with choreographer-musician Syed Salauddin Pasha turned the course of his life. Seeing the spark in Gulshan, he trained him in Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Thang-ta on wheelchair.At 13, he performed in the House... Read more »

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Film Southasia, Kathmandu
Om Mani Padme Hum (Spirituality)

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South Asia Film FestivalA documentary on the ‘Tawang’ monastery of Arunachal Pradesh, the largest monastery in India, which practices Mahayana Buddhism and controls 17 Gompas in the region;the film is about ageless wisdom. The film wasshown in the competition section of South Asian film festival and Mumbai International Film Festival of India. 1996.

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Joris Ivan Award | Cinema Du Reel, Paris
Eleven Miles

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This film is not about Bauls (folk singers from Bengal) or Baul singing only, it is about a particular space, time eternal and flowing, and life which is mundane as well as mystical and a view of life which is unusual and thought provoking. The film also hints at some of the folk traditions which... Read more »

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Differently Abled

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Differently Abled
Watch Me Dance

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Till he was eight, Gulshan Kumar was a severely disabled boy doing odd jobs for his father, a washer man. A chance encounter with choreographer-musician Syed Salauddin Pasha turned the course of his life. Seeing the spark in Gulshan, he trained him in Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Thang-ta on wheelchair.At 13, he performed in the House... Read more »

Film Southasia, Kathmandu

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Film Southasia, Kathmandu
Om Mani Padme Hum (Spirituality)

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South Asia Film FestivalA documentary on the ‘Tawang’ monastery of Arunachal Pradesh, the largest monastery in India, which practices Mahayana Buddhism and controls 17 Gompas in the region;the film is about ageless wisdom. The film wasshown in the competition section of South Asian film festival and Mumbai International Film Festival of India. 1996.

Universal Brotherhood

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Universal Brotherhood
Tracing the map of Hope: Tagore’s Journeys in the west between the wars

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This is a film about Rabindranath Tagore’s journeys in the west between the two wars when he travelled 34 countries to spread his message of universal brotherhood and ONE WORLD. He was considered as the ambassador of peace from the East and was greeted by world leaders and intellectuals of the world including great scientist... Read more »

Women’s Empowerment

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Women’s Empowerment
The Little Girls We Were and the Women We Are

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This is a documentary where five Indian women survivors of incest and child sexual abuse share their journey from abuse to recovery. The film won National Award as best educational film in 2018.

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AUROVILLE FILM FESTIVAL
A Journey Extraordinary (Unity in Diversity)

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Different people, many traditions, one country. This film celebrates the beauty of plural India and delves into the relationship between domestic tourism and the intense desire among ordinary people to connect themselves with the rest of their country.

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Water/River
Tramjatra (Tramway Friendships)

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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... Read more »

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Science and Spirituality
When Einstein Met Tagore: Tracing The Map Of Hope

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This is a film about Rabindranath Tagore’s journeys in the west between the two wars when he travelled 34 countries to spread his message of universal brotherhood and ONE WORLD. He was considered as the ambassador of peace from the East and was greeted by world leaders and intellectuals of the world including great scientist... Read more »

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Love Story
Kather Baxo

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A 16 mm personal film on Calcutta tramways that captures tram as a caring loving and venerable entity, a treasure house of memories, a place to enact and recall fantasies.

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Pilgrimage
A Journey Extraordinary

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Different people, many traditions, one country. This film celebrates the beauty of plural India and delves into the relationship between domestic tourism and the intense desire among ordinary people to connect themselves with the rest of their country.

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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