A Flowering Tree (Poomaram) by Vipin Vijay

A relational origin story that women’s menstrual rituals are at the roots of human culture and that, in human evolution, women and men have markedly different relationships to blood

National Film Awards, India (Award)
Indian Documentary Producers’ Association Awards (Awards)
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Kolkata; Thiruvananthapuram; India

Vipin Vijay's works are made under independent codes and defy any categorisation, merging film, documentary, essay and fiction, all into one. His works have won international and national recognition, having been showcased at festivals like Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Oberhausen, and art museums including Serpentine Gallery, London; Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, and Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. The prestigious Oberhausen Festival, Germany, honored him with a Profile.

  • Script Writer, Sound Designer, Cinematographer: Vipin Vijay
  • Editor: Sujith Sahadev
  • Narrators: Atmaja, Ananthapadmanabhan P.
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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