Bharatiyam

Director: Parvati Menon
Hindi/1973/B&W/11mins

Synopsis:

In 1973, India celebrated its 25 years of Independence with pomp and gaiety. One of the highlights of the celebration was a special children’s rally where kids from different parts of the country participated. This short film documents the vibrant and colourful rally and shows the unity in diversity of this great nation.

 

Director’s Biography: Parvati Menon
After completing a degree in Law, Parvati Menon decided to make her career in films instead and became one of the first students at the newly instituted FTII in the 1960s. A prolific director, Parvati’s main concern in cinema has been children. She has taught, researched and written about cinema, while also writing, directing and producing many feature, documentary and short films. She has served as jury for many film festivals worldwide.

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