Film southasia

"Festival of southasian documentries"

Student

AND WHAT IS THE SUMMER SAYING?

Directed by PAYAL KAPADIA | 23' | India

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Synopsis

A mystical film-poem on Kondwalli village in Maharashtra.

Namdeo has learnt to live off the forest from his father. He scours the treetops, searching for honey. The wind blows and afternoon descends on the small village by the jungle. Women of the village whisper little secrets of their lost loves. A strange smoke emits from the ground. A mystical film poem about Kondwalli, its inhabitants and surrounding forest.

ABOUT DIRECTOR

Payal Kapadia is a Mumbai-based filmmaker and artist who studied Direction at the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Bengaluru [[[???]]]. Her short film Afternoon Clouds was India’s sole official entry at Cannes in 2017. And What Is The Summer Saying premiered at Berlin International Film Festival (2018) and received Special Jury Prize at the International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam (2018). Kapadia’s experimental short The Last Mango before Monsoon received the Special Jury Prize at the Oberhausen International Film Festival (2015) and Best Film and Best Editing award at Mumbai International Film Festival (2016).

FSA Year :   2019
Runtime :  23'
Language :   Marathi,
Country :   India,
Director :   PAYAL KAPADIA
Producer :  FTII
Release Year :   2018

FILM AT FESTIVAL

Selection Type: Student
Festival Edition: 2019
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