Benegal's New Cinema by Iram Ghufran
A documentary on the films of Shyam Benegal, that explores the time, ethos and concerns of the New Cinema Movement in India through his oeuvre. It is a foray into the mind of the great filmmaker and an attempt to understand his motivations and impulses for making cinema.
Award, SAARC Film Festival, Colombo
New York Film Festival
Edinburgh Festival of Films and Documentaries
Imagineindia Film Festival, Madrid
International Film Festival of India, Goa
Afghanistan International Women’s Film Festival, Kabul
Jiayuguan International Short Film Festival, Gansu, China
National Film Festival on Art and Artists, Bhubaneshwar
Panorama of Contemporary Cinema, Auroville
Iram Ghufran is an award winning filmmaker whose work has been shown in several international art and cinematic contexts including the Berlin Film Festival, Experimenta India, SAARC Film Festival and ISEA among others. Iram is currently pursuing a practice based PhD at the University of Westminster, London.
- Cinematography: Avijit Mukul Kishore, Amit Mahanti, Kashif Siddiqui, Kumal Deshpande, Sagar Shiriskar
- Sound: Christopher Burchell
- Editing: Iram Ghufran
- Project Partner: External Publicity and Public Diplomacy Division