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
Indian Documentary Producers’ Association
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Vipin Vijay graduated from the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, and received the Charles Wallace Arts Award for research at the British Film Institute, London. His films have won the Short Tiger Award, Rotterdam; National Award, India; and Kodak Award, among others. Apart from being widely shown in film festivals and art museums, two of his films have been acquired for permanent archiving at the US Library of Congress. He is the recipient of the prestigious Sanskriti Award for Cultural Achievement in Filmmaking.
- Script, Sound Design and Cinematography: Vipin Vijay
- Editing: Sujith Sahadev
- Narration: Atmaja, Ananthapadmanabhan P.
- Project Partner: Doordarshan