Kalikshetra by Anirban Datta

The Film interweaves the forgotten threads of local history of the city born with goddess Kali coded in its name - Kalikata/ Kolkata. Through a personalised and subjective historical account, the filmmaker tries to map the shifts in polity from the pre-colonial to the post-colonial age, weaving in many told and untold facts, anecdotes and relics.

Delhi; Bangalore; Kolkata; Thrissur; India

Anirban Datta is a freelance writer, filmmaker and visual artist. Tetris, his diploma film, premiered at Cannes, and travelled to numerous international festivals. He has made
films with NHK (Japan), YLE (Finland), VPRO (The Netherlands) and PSBT, which have screened internationally and won three National Awards, among others. .in for motion premiered at IDF, Amsterdam.

  • Cinematographers: Amlan Datta, Anirban Datta
  • Location Sound Recordists: Moumita Roy, Sanjib Saha
  • Editor: Sankha
  • Sound Designer, Mixer: Subhadeep Sengupta
  • Music Composer: Pradeep Chattopadhyay
  • Line Producer, Direction Associate: Sanyukta Sharma
  • Associate Editor: Eshan Sil
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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