Year: 2021 Length: 01:20:00 Categories: Film / TV / Video, documentary
Project type: Diplom
“What makes you angry?” asks the filmmaker. A small film crew enters the ladies compartments of the local trains in Mumbai. Chance encounters and acquaintances are invited to reveal their opinions, their confessions and their stories in a ‘public’ space. Their diverse answers thread themselves into an unfolding tapestry of details and observations. The light on the faces, the figures in the background, the driving noises of the train and the interactions between the travelers bring the space alive. Black and white images distill the essence of the space. A poetic rhythm takes us across Mumbai and it's mix of cultures, languages and faces, providing insight into how urban Indian women see and shape their lives. Through a feminist lens, the filmmaker explores what ambitions and freedoms mean for women in a hyper-industrial, wealth-driven and complex world.
Regie und Montage: Rebana Liz John Bildgestaltung: Milann Tress John Ton: Navya Sah, Ankita Purkayastha Gedichte: Kamla Bhasin Musik: Jin Jim, Johann May, Daniel Manrique Smith, Nico Stallman, Neu Klang, Act Music, Lucas Pizzini Sounddesign: Tim Elzer Colorgrading: Max Rüngeler Beratung Montage: Hansa Thapliyal, Radhamohini Prasad Produktion: Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln und Rebana Liz John Förderung: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
Prof. Sophie Maintigneux, Prof. Dr. Lilian Haberer, Prof. Ulrike Franke, Prof. Marcel Kolvenbach, Prof. Matthias Müller
Rebana Liz John
A production of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.