There is Something in the Air by Iram Ghufran

A series of dream narratives and accounts of spiritual possession as experienced by women ‘petitioners’ at the shrine of a Sufi saint in North India. The Film invites the viewer to a fantastical world, where fear and desire are experienced through dreams and ‘afflictions of the air’.

National Film Awards, India (Award)
Seoul, Korea (Award)
Trivandrum, India (Award)
Berlin, Germany
London, UK
Taipei, Taiwan
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Zürich, Switzerland
Tehran, Iran
Sydney, Australia
Chicago, USA
Thrissur; Kolkata; Delhi; India

Iram Ghufran is an award winning filmmaker whose work has been shown in several international art and cinematic contexts, including Berlin, Experimenta India, SAARC Film Festival and ISEA, among others. Iram is currently pursuing a practice based PhD at the University of Westminster, London.

  • Cinematographer: Kashif Siddiqui
  • Location Sound Recordist: Pratik Biswas
  • Editor: Iram Ghufran
  • Sound Designer: Asheesh Pandya
  • Assistant Director: Pallavi Paul
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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