VOLUME - 8
Details about the films screened
at Winter Film Festival 2015 at Bhamlada.
AN ARTIST IN HIM
(On Satyajit Ray)
The documentary of Satyajit Ray is a film of vivid cinematography and screen play displaying balanced cine sense. The frame composition is remarkable with the use of suitable graphics. Satyajit Ray, the Oscar award winner and legendary cine personality of multiple dimensions is the main subject of this documentary presented in an unusual way. The frame composition of this art film is some thing that should be seen by art-movie lovers.
MURAL PAINTINGS OF
Mural Paintings of Orissa is a film covering different aspects of traditional art of Orissa with emphasis on mural painting in Odisi style. The movie is informative and is a certain tourism boost. It is not a research work of pedantic bulk but a presentation of popular appeal.
DREAMS OF RABINDRANATH
(Language - English)
Directed by K.G.Das, Ex. Dir. Film Division govt. of India
Produced by Film Division govt. of India
of Rabindranath is a cine-documentary that presents the subject in a lucid manner. The
life of the poet is depicted in short with the development of his aspirations. The movie
also traces the growth and development of the intellectual and academic center at
Kaaler Putul is a psychological drama of remarkable intensity and depth. The film has commendable cine-composition and the angle of the frame selection is often subtle and suggestive with suitable background music. The story line unfolds in a nostalgic way with the bitter sweet memories of a man servant who had been working in a zamindar family. The film presents love, sex and the clash of values as the drama unfolds in two different time frames. The dramatic impact here in a realistic manner compliments the cine team and creates an interest in the film beyond the barrier of language and Culture.
( On Johar Dasgupta)
Barnamoy Johar focouses on Johar Dasgupta, the president of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata. Johar, an artist filled with the joy of life in art has been portrayed in this film that may be termed a mini biographical sketch. This biographical movie with a colourful twist shows the enjoyable art world of the artist who often loves teaching young talents. The free flowing movie gives a glimpse of the passionate art world of Bengal that passes on the legacy of joy from generation to generation.
Dhun is a short musical movie in Punjabi. This movie was shot in tehsil Dhar kalan of district Pathankot. Two singers, Abhay Sharma and Anshuman Sharma present the soulful song accompanied by the strumming of the guitar. Nature plays an important part in this movie in which the shifting light of the late afternoon melts in to the night with fire side scenes.
Mera Dunera is a short cine presentation from Dunera on Pathankot to Dalhousie road. Dunera is a large village at the junction of roads that connect the area to Nurpur, Dalhousie and Pathankot. The village situated in sylvan environment has a great tourism potential and one who views this movie realizes this fact. A glimpse of Dunera bazar is presented too. This is the first movie made from Dunera by some one who lives there.
In his Paper
In his paper world is a unique documentary on "paper art" of Prabal Pramanik, the Ustad or master of Indian paper cutting art. Not only paper cutting but paper folding, paper assemblage and paper lace cutting has been recorded in this movie. Each form of art that uses paper as medium is accompanied with a beautiful gallery of art work.
An Artist view
of Dharamsala and beyond
Sands of Time
is the first recorded documentary ever made on the beautiful hills of Dhar block of
Punjab. The documentary was made to portray the changing lifestyle of the people this
In addition to these films Ten (10) animation movies will be screened in this Winter Film Festival 2015.
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