D'Cruz and Me by Ranjan Palit
A free-flowing and intimate documentary on a maverick character from the Tollywood film industry, Kolkata, who has been in the doldrums because of serious addiction issues. Even as it explores the man and his relationship with the world, including with the filmmaker, the Film is the story of a family torn apart.
Kolkata, India (Award)
Ranjan Palit has been working professionally in cinema, for the last 35 years, as a cinematographer, director and producer. He has shot over a hundred documentaries, 14 feature films and around 250 commercials for screen and television. He has made a dozen documentaries, including Forever Young and In Camera. Ranjan has won four National Awards and several international awards. He has been conducting masterclasses on cinematography and documentary filmmaking, at Berkeley, Austin, Helsinki, Busan and Taipei, among others, and been on several international festival juries, including Yamagata, Japan.
- Cinematographer, Sound Recordist: Ranjan Palit
- Editor: Mahadeb Shi
- Project Partner: Doordarshan