Railway Children: Trailer

railway-children-posterPrithvi Konanur‘s Kannada film Railway Children was showcased recently at the Mumbai Film Festival. It is inspired by the real incidences experienced by the NGO Sathi and from the research book “Rescuing Railway Children” by Lalitha Iyer and Malcolm Harper.

This film makes an honest attempt to explore the intimate realities of platform survival. The film explores various themes such as abuse, sexual abuse and addiction. It also explores one of the least explored themes in World Cinema: the trans-gender issues among girls.Continue reading “Railway Children: Trailer”

JIO MAMI 2016 DIARIES: Days 3 & 4

Continuing with our updates for JIO MAMI 2016 here is a brief recap of the films that the MAM team got to watch on days 3 & 4 of the festival. For the updates on days 1 & 2 click here.Continue reading “JIO MAMI 2016 DIARIES: Days 3 & 4”