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The Rat Race, our documentary that captivated audiences in Cannes and Amsterdam now set to release in theatres in India !
A film with no star cast nor exotic locations, on the contrary, this is the gritty true life account of Mumbai’s night rat killers. Shot over 2 years The Rat Race documents a story that unravels every night as the … Continue reading
The Buzz is getting Louder!
The last two days have been quite something for the Documentary. Firstly, the news of Rat Race making it to IDFA get published in DNA. Here the link to the dazzling DNA article: http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_mumbai-night-rat-killers-to-dazzle-at-global-documentary-festival_1613663 And secondly we hit the radio … Continue reading
The Race is on at IDFA!
Its Official!!! Rat Race will be screened at IDFA! Catch its world wide premier in Amsterdam. Screenings: 22-11 21:00 Tuschinski 4 24-11 13:00 Brakke Grond Rode Zaal 25-11 14:15 Tuschinski 3
Ready, set and may not go!
I thought I’d write next when we were all set to go to Cannes. The way things look right now… I may not even be able to make it. Whilst I wait to know I thought I’d write and share … Continue reading
Where it Began…
A first hand account of the crowd funding initiative from our Producer, Aruna Balkrishna Singh ” It was love at first sight. It sounds funny but honestly one sound look was all it took for me to be excited and … Continue reading
Crowd Funder Series : Contributors to Rat Race
This is the first in our series of posts where we will be profiling the individuals who have joined us in our Crowd funding initiative to take “The Rat Race” to Cannes. Susan Zachariah is an Avid Certified Instructor and … Continue reading
Creative Collective – the ball is rolling
The aim for MIPDOC Cannes: a 25 minute cut of my film to show channels and co producers so that they fund a final 52 minute version. The result: I have 3 editors working in tandem, Monisha who shuttles down … Continue reading
Opening Day of Dhobi Ghat ! Real life parallel
Have been getting quite a few messages recommending a film that has been making waves in the festival circuit which finally released this Friday – Dhobi Ghat. Smitha Patil’s son Prateik debuts as protagonist `Munna’ a dhobi by day and … Continue reading
Live and kicking! India’s first docu to look at crowd funding
`The Rat Race’ website has gone live today! As a film maker who works for the most part in isolation …it feels at this moment like my creative platform just expanded jutting out into the bigger world out there. I … Continue reading
Cannes We Do It! – Crowd Funding A Documentary
Where It Began This time last year an unexpected email popped into my Inbox, one that had the potential to change everything I did – dramatically. The mail said that my documentary film proposal “The Rat Race” was one among … Continue reading