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A docudrama on Rape: Character (চরিত্র)

Character (চরিত্র)

This film takes up the issue of rape and physical violence particularly on women. It takes into account stories of women from length and breadth of West Bengal who are victims of the crime. Featuring criminal rapes of isolated women to the systematic organized rape as a tool of terror, this film combines excellent acting and chilling interviews to bring forth this very sensitive issue.

The film is in Bengali (বাংলা) but has english subtitles.
Director: Nilanjan Dutta
Contact:  nilanjan123123@rediffmail.com

Slum Eviction in Calcutta: (In)visible Calcutta [(অ)দৃশ্য কলকাতা]

(In)visible Calcutta [(অ)দৃশ্য কলকাতা]

This film captures the eviction of the rail colony slums around Dhakuria lake, by the rail lines. The eviction took place in 2005 as the slum was maligning the beauty of the posh region by the South Calcutta Lake. And moreover the slum dwellers were accused of encroaching on land that was not theirs and also polluting the Lake. The film maker was also directly involved in protesting the eviction and stood by the struggle for years at a stretch and documented the same.

The film is in Bengali (বাংলা) but has english subtitles.
Director: Pramod Gupta