DISTANCE | 38 mins | Video | 2013
A far away village set amidst a growing metropolis where workers narrate stories of love and longing.

Best International Short Documentary 2013, Dok Leipzig
Best Film Project, DocEdge Kolkata 2012
Bodies, City, Power: Respondent to the film: Jacques Ranciere,
Symposium Organised by Social Science School (EHESS), Paris, 2013
International Women Film Festival, Lithuinia, 2013
Labor Comm conference & Labor Film Festival, Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey, 2013
Goethe Institut, Bangalore, India 2016
Urban Lens Festival, India 2017
Godrej Culture Labs, India 2017

 

PRESENCE | 17 mins | Video | 2012
Ghost stories narrated by workers amidst a rapidly transforming city.

Intense Proximity-Le triennale ,Palais De Tokyo, Paris
55th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Leipzig, Germany
Video Ex, Switzerland, 2012
Tate Modern Art Gallery, London, 2012
Bodies, City, Power: Respondent to the film: Jacques Ranciere
Symposium Organised by Social Science School (EHESS), Paris, 2013
BMW Guggenheim Lab, Mumbai 2013
Viennale, Vienna 2013
Doppelgänger-Werkleitz Festival , Haale (Saale), Germany2014
Cobalt, a building under-construction, Bangalore 2012
Byappanahalli Labour colony 2012
Shehernama, Hyderabad, India 2014
Goethe Institut, Bangalore, India 2016
Urban Lens Film Festival, India 2016

 

IN_TRANSIENCE | 27 mins | Video | 2011
Labour shifts between weight and lightness, dark and light, reality and fantasy.

Labour and Leisure, Alternativa, Gdansk 2011
Asiatic Film Mediale, Rome, 2011
Monitor 8, SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre), Canada, 2012

 

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE | 21 mins | Archival Footage | 2013
This film made from the archival material of the National Labour Archive and rushes of Behind the Tin Sheets Project. 
This was made possible with the Archival fellowship, supported by India Foundation of the Arts.

Screened at the All India Labour Historians Conference, 2013

 

A VERY OLD MAN WITH WINGED SANDALS | 18 mins | Archival Footage | 2013
This film that points Comrade Anil Kumar Rai’s ideas and philosophies. AK Rai played a key role in organizing workers, farmers and adivasis to fight for an independent Jharkhand. He started the Bihar Colliery Kamdar Union with the coal miners in Jharkhand to fight against the mafia in late 1960s, which is active to date. The film explores the complexity of the lives of coal miners prone to disasters and accidents, one being the Chasnala Mine Incident in 1975, where more than 350 coal miners drowned, when a lake broke into the mine. The film is made from the archival material of the National Labour Archive and photographs of coal miners in Jharkhand by Javed Iqbal.

All India Labour Historians Conference, 2013
Asia Film Focus 2017, Time Machine, Objectifs, Centre for Photography and Film, Singapore, 2017