The Ghetto Girl by Ambarien Alqadar

In what is also known as India’s ‘Little Pakistan’ in New Delhi, a girl is on a search for a lost home movie. The search takes her into the mapless lanes of the place she calls home, which conceal a history and a past. A love and loss tale about being Muslim in India today.

Thrissur, India (Award)
Indian Documentary Producers' Association Awards (Award)
Seoul, South Korea
Stockholm, Sweden
Thiruvanathapuram; Delhi; Mumbai; India

With an interest in languages, video practices and digital arts, Ambarien Alqadar is fascinated with the exploration of the documentary image in transdisciplinary contexts. Her work has won national and international awards and has been screened at film festivals, art galleries and museums.

  • Cinematographer: Shakeb Ahmed
  • Location Sound Recordists: Anil Sharma, Balbir Singh
  • Editor: Ambarien Alqadar
  • Sound Designers and Mixers: Joseph Kraemer, Ambarien Alqadar
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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