Film southasia

"Festival of southasian documentries"

Kunda Dixit

Kunda Dixit is Editor of the Nepali Times newspaper in Kathmandu, author of Dateline Earth: Journalism As If the Planet Mattered, and a trilogy of books on the Nepal conflict. He is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School in New York and visiting media studies faculty at Kathmandu University.

Sumathy Sivamohan

Sumathy Sivamohan is Professor of English at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and an award winning filmmaker, theatre artist and performer. Her films Here and Now and Sons and Fathers have been screened widely. Two of her plays won the Gratiaen award for Literature in English for 2001. In 2011, she was awarded the Premchand Fellowship by the Sahitya Akademi of India.

Ayisha Abraham

Ayisha Abraham is a Bangalore-based installation artist and short filmmaker. She is a visual arts consultant at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design, Technology, Bangalore. She has exhibited her work widely in India and abroad. She has been interested in amateur film makers and in collecting 8mm home movies. Her short films with the found footage that she digitises and reedits include: Enroute (2011), I Saw a God Dance (2012) and Through a Dark Mine (2013)