Asian Cinema Fund 2018

2014 Asian Network of Documentary (AND) Fund

Project Proposition for a Revolution
Category DongSeo Asia Fund
Project Proposition for a Revolution
Director Khushboo RANKA & Vinay SHUKLA
Country India
Director's Profile Khushboo recently co-wrote the fiction feature film (2012) which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to play at major festivals around the world. Her first short film, (2007), was also shown at various international film festivals. Vinay previously worked as an assistant director, and subsequently wrote and directed his first short film (2011). It premiered at the International Film Festival of India and won the HBO Best Short Film Award in New York at the South Asian International Film Festival.
 
Synopsis
We have followed the movement since its inception and have seen it unfold on the ground as well as in the media. The evident inconsistencies in the reporting of news channels and newspapers compelled us to research further and engage with members of the party. We established contact with the party and its members, and have closely followed their journey. Our access within the party gave us an insight into the mechanisms of politics through some very interesting protagonists. It also showed us the vulnerabilities of such an enterprise. Today the Aam Aadmi Party is the center of much debate. We are neither looking to make heroes out of them as protestors nor wanting to vilify them as politicians. While the film will appeal to an international audience due to its content, it is aimed at being highly relevant to Indian citizens, too.
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