Feature Doc on the music and arts of resistance in Kashmir. 85 min, 2016. Director/Editor: Tushar Madhav Producer: Rajiv Mehrotra PSBT Production
Director/Producer Editor Tushar Madhav Executive Producers: Caitlin Mae Burke Emmanuel Vaughan Lee Jia Zhao Short Doc In-Production IF/Then x Emergence Magazine Shifting Landscapes Lab
Feature Doc, Under Production Producer/Director: Tushar Madhav Project Supported by: Catapult Film Fund DMZ Docs Fund India Foundation for the Arts Raza Foundation Uniondocs Center for Documentary Art Dok-Leipzig Co-Production Market Hong Kong Asia Film Finance Forum The Edinburgh Pitch Cité Internationale des Arts
Projects supported by:
Soz - A Ballad of Maladies
64th National Film Award of India
Best Debut Film of a Director
11th Film Southasia Kathmandu
Ram Bahadur Trophy for Best Film
10th International Documentary & Short
Film Festival of Kerala
12th IDPA Awards for Excellence in Documentary
Indian Documentary Producers Association
Certificate of Merit, Feature Documentary
15th Mumbai International Film Festival 2018
10th SiGNS Film Festival 2017
7th South Asian Film Festival of Montreal
6th DC South Asian Film Festival
13th IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival
Here is a film that broadens what is sought to be narrowed. It reveals a fierce and thoughtful spirit that continues to flourish in a place and amongst a people that have been brutalised for centuries.
Author & Winner of 1997 Man Booker Prize
BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
"A brave and refreshing approach to look at complex political issues weaved beautifully through music and poetry"
- Jury Citation for 64th National Film Award of India
RAM BAHADUR TROPHY
for BEST FILM
"The subcontinent is rife with conflict. There are wars that raged fiercely before burning themselves out. There are conflicts that continue to smoulder, and there are others in which homes are still set on fire driving hundreds of thousands of refugees across borders. In all of these conflicts, it is the civilians who are caught in the middle, they are ones who have to struggle to live and try not to die. The film explores an ongoing conflict that has trapped a people for decades, and how artists find an outlet in the arts and music."
- Jury citation at 11th Film Southasia
"For a mindful looking at deeply troubled times and the fresh perspective that the film provides on the suspended predicament of being human"
- Jury citation at 10th International
Documentary & Short Film Festival