Synopsis - It is an ethnographic film exploring the legend of a MahadeoKoli Goddess Kalsu whose story and identity remains impregnated in the consciousness of the women of the tribe even today. The film tells the story of the Goddess while drawing visual contrasts between primordial and contemporary images.


Crew: 

Cinematography -Rachit Pandey

Sound -Utsav Ghosh 

Edit -Gourab Kumar Mullick

Director - Yudhajit Basu 

 


AWARDS

  • GRAND ONLINE PRIZE OF THE CITY OF OBERHAUSEN AND SPECIAL MENTION FROM THE ECUMENICAL JURY AT OBERHAUSEN ISFF2021
  • BEST DOCUMENTARY AT 2021 HUMMINGBIRD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, KOLKATA

NOMINATION

  • NOMINATED FOR IDA DOCUMENTARY AWARDS FOR OSCARS 2021
  • SPECIAL MENTION AT IDSFFK, KERALA 2021

OFFICIAL SELECTION

  • WORLD PREMIERE- Visions du RĂ©el, SWITZERLAND
  • GERMAN PREMIERE- OBERHAUSEN ISFF
  • DUTCH PREMIERE-IDFA 2021 IN THE 'BEST OF FESTS' SECTION
  • AUSTRIAN PREMIERE-VIENNA SHORTS
  • UK PREMIERE-SHEFFIELD DOCS
  • AFRICAN PREMIERE-URUGUAY STUDENT FFD LESSINIA (INVITED FOR COMPETITION)
  • ITALIAN PREMIERE- CONCORTO FILM FESTIVAL  ASOLO ART FILM FESTIVAL, ITALY
  • MEXICAN PREMIERE-MEXICO SHORTS
  • USA PREMIERE-CAMDEN IFF Nashville Film Festiva, USA
  • FESTIVAL UNIVERSITARIO DE CINE Y AUDIOVISUALES EQUINOXIO
  • INDIAN PREMIERE-IDSFFK, KERALA
  • FRENCH PREMIERE-POITIERS FILM FESTIVAL
  • ETHNOGRAPHIC IFF BELAGRADE LA PLATA INDEPENDENT FF
  • LATIN AMERICAN PREMIERE- INDIE BRAZIL

OTT:

Formed in 2016, U TURN PICTURES started as an independent Production House to create films, documentaries, photobooks and other allied arts with a view to engage with a globally discerning audience.

Contact Info

  • ops.uturn@gmail.com