Nitin Donde, curator of the film festival on sustainable development at Habitat Photosphere (Dec 1-31, 2016), gives us his top 5 recommendations to mark on our calendars. The films are being screened at Experimental Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
(December 16, 2016 at 11 am)
This is a classic shot over 12 years where the director reflects upon how human beings are becoming more and more mechanised and machine-like.
(December 16, 2016 at 2 pm)
This animation film is being shown as part of the children’s section and is based on a short story by Grimm Brothers. Made by IIT Delhi students, the film talks about how new families are formed in the event of an earthquake.
(December 16, 2016 at 3 pm)
Shot by schoolchildren in the Digital Heritage Laboratory at IIT Delhi, the film talks about the effects of global warming and how the world has now had enough of environmental abuse.
(December 17, 2016 at 11 am)
This is a 2006 documentary film about former United States Vice President Al Gore’s campaign to educate citizens about global warming via a comprehensive slide show that, by his own estimate made in the film, he has given more than a thousand times.
HEALING THE COAST
(December 18, 2016 at 12 noon)
This film, from the PSBT collection, explores environmental restoration along Tamil Nadu’s coastline in the post-Tsunami context in December, 2004.