Abhi Kal Hi Ki Baatt Hai (Talking of Just Yesterday)
Director: Clement Baptista
Hindi/1970/B&W/42mins (Also available in: Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Assamese, Oriya, Marathi, Bengali, Kashmiri , English)
Mahatma Gandhi is considered the father of the nation. His principles of justice, truth and non-violence left a lasting impression on the world. This film aims to inspire kids to these principles by depicting the life of Gandhi through photographs and exquisite dolls.
Director’s Biography: Clement Baptista
A student and later lecturer at the J.J. School of Arts, Clement Baptista was a painter, art-director and filmmaker. He associated with Vishnu Vijaykar to work at the Army Film Centre of the Central Cinematrographic Services that produced training and inspiring films for the armed forces. The two formed a production company called Hunnar Films and made a host of travelogue and inspiring films. Two of Baptista’s films have won National Awards: ‘The Telco Story’ in 1962 and ‘Inquiry’ in 1968 for Best Animation Film.