Gulabi Gang, Unravel winners at Aljazeera Documentary Film Festival

Gulabi Gang, Unravel winners at Aljazeera Documentary Film Festival
Two Indian films won awards at the recently-concluded 10th Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Doha.

Unravel, directed by Meghna Gupta, won the Jury award in the short film category. Synopsis – When the Western world no longer wants it clothes, they are sent to a textile recycling factory in the sleepy town of Panipat, Northern India. Bright and inquisitive factory worker Reshma and her co-workers, reflect on these clothes. Despite limited exposure to western culture, they construct a picture of how the West is, using both their imagination and rumours that travel with the cast off garments. The film has earlier been screened at Sydney and Raindance film festivals, among others.

In the long film category, the Public Liberty and Human Rights Award went to the multiple award-winning documentary, Gulabi Gang by Nishtha Jain. The film has won the Best Film award in Muhr Asia-Africa documentary section at Dubai International
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