Film on Gauri Lankesh

A two-day documentary film festival, themed ‘social justice’, will screen ‘Our Gauri’, a film on slain journalist Gauri Lankesh, in Bengaluru. 
 
The Clone Documentary Film Festival, organised by the New Delhi-based collective Clone Cinema Alternative and Bengaluru-based organisations, NECAB Matinee and East Cultural Association, will be held on May 4 and 5 at ECA auditorium, Indiranagar.
 
Kavita Lankesh, sister of Gauri Lankesh, will inaugurate the festival at 5.45 pm on Friday. This will be followed by the screening of three movies on Day 1.The schedule for Day 2 starts at 11 am.
 
‘The Slave Genesis’, the National Award-winning documentary by Aneez K Mappila, is another attraction of the festival.
The documentaries focus on the lives of marginalised communities, especially woman, Dalits, tribals, religious and sexual minorities, migrants, differently-abled and sex workers, said the organisers.  
 
Well-known documentary film director R P Amudan is t he curator of the festival.
 
Though the audience has to register for the festival, the entry is free of cost.
 
“The festival is designed in a particular way to encourage and insist discussions after every film as we feel we need to talk a lot about social justice,” said Amudan in a statement.
 
Day 1
Up Down and Sideways- Oral music tradition of a tribe in Nagaland
Our Gauri- by Deepu. Lifestory of Gauri Lankesh
Survey Number Zero - About the salt workers in Rann of Kutch
Indi’s Forbidden Love- Story of a survivor of an honour killing attempt
 
Day 2
The Slave Genesis- About the Panniya tribe of Wayanad
Dollar City- The garment industry of Tiruppur
Voices from the Ruins- About the Kandhamal communal violence
I am Bonnie- Story of an intersexual person

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