People, passion and making a living (India shorts competition 1/3) | DW Documentary
From the ancient art of calligraphy to tuk-tuk driving – which professions are dying out in India? And what does day-to-day working life look like?
‘It Happens Only In India’ was a film shorts competition and a collaboration between Scroll.in and DW. Participants told stories on the theme of India through a visual medium. The project aimed to document different and unique aspects of Indian culture and lifestyle, showcasing interesting stories from all over the country. Anyone was allowed to take part in the competition.
Films and filmmakers in order of appearance:
‘Dastaan’ – Rahul Basak
‘Glopalscope’ – Dipnendu Choudhury
‘Katib’ – Omkar Phatak
‘Uprooted’ – Devansh Mathur
‘Rajesh Deewana’ – Abhimanyu Kanodia, Sajal Kumar, Kavinsh Agrawal, Huzaifa Ali (Popular Choice Prize)
All featured videos were competition entrees and also chosen as finalists with ‘Rajesh Deewana’ being awarded the Popular Choice Prize.
Part 2 - 14.09.2017
Part 3 - 15.09.2017
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