june, 2021

202125jun8:00 pmWhen The Earth Sang a Song; Kahani Aayee HaiVirtual


Event Details

A railway guard, Rekhi lives in Rajasthan and is struggling to keep alive the tradition of kaavad, a unique form of storytelling that uses a portable shrine with mythological paintings on its panels. When the village headman forces him to sell his plot of land, Rekhi appeals to the villagers during a celebration, where he narrates a most timely tale. A tale told in classical Indian ragas about Mother Earth, her abuse by man and her subsequent requital through coronavirus.
India • 2021 • 15 min • drama • Hindi

Cast: Siddhartha Swami, Tarun Jhangid, Vishal Om Prakash Sharma

Director: Teenaa Kaur Pasricha: won the National Award for Best Investigative Film in 2018 with 1984, When the Sun Didn’t Rise. For fifteen years now, she has been making documentary films about human rights and environmental conservation, which have been distributed on the BBC Asia, South Asian Times, The Hindu, SheTV, Cinestaan and Global Ties/Miami, among others.


(Friday) 8:00 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my time