A search for ‘truth’ stumbles upon varied textures of conversations, carrying echoes from print, electronic, social media, redolent with the local atmosphere and the city’s history. Inspired by a few conversations, Chai Darbari provides a moment to breathe and make sense of multiple lived realities and their subsequent multiple memories.
After completing his Bachelors in Sociology from Delhi University, Prateek Shekhar went on to do his Masters in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai. There, he worked on two documentaries, Not Caste in Stone and Govandi, Crime aur Camera. Prateek has assisted filmmaker and video artist Amar Kanwar. The present film emerged from the six-month filmmaking programme ‘Moving Image: Open Form’ at SACAC, New Delhi.
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