Menstrual Man (2013)
We have compiled a list of the 10 most successful documentaries of 2013, taking into account factors such as film festivals, awards, popularity, reviews and distribution.
Special Mention for Shivendra Singh Dungarpur’s Celluloid Man that has recently been selected for its fiftieth festival, Saurav Sarangi’s Char..The No Man’s Island and Nishtha Jain’s Gulabi Gang for still being hot on the festival circuit and Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam’s When Hari Got Married for its theatrical release in August. All
The Lunchbox has been nominated for Best Screenplay while The World of Goopi and Bagha has been nominated in the Best Animated Feature Film category.
Amit Virmani’s Menstrual Man, a Singapore – India co-production, has been nominated for the Best Documentary Feature Film. The film made its Canadian Premiere at the HotDocs, the Canadian International Documentary Film Festival in Toronto and was screened at International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (Idfa).
A total of 39 films from 22 countries will compete in nine different categories. The award ceremony will be held December 12, 2013 in Brisbane.
The jury is headed by Shyam Benegal and comprises South Korean director Kim Tae-yong,
It was screened at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts at McLeod Ganj here Friday as a part of the ongoing Dharamshala International Film Festival (Diff).
The show had more male viewers than females who were laughing and applauding the efforts by the main character of the film, A. Muruganatham, to improve the lives of rural women during their "period.
"We are talking with Itvs to show these films in girls schools here... they are planning something in India and will roll it out soon," said the Singapore-based filmmaker during the screening of his film "Menstrual Man" at the second edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival (Diff) 2013 here.
The 63-minute documentary revolves around Arunachalam Muruganantham, an Indian social entrepreneur, who is on a mission to.
Organised by White Crane Arts & Media; the festival will be held from October 24 – 27, 2013 in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala.
This year, a new section ‘Art and Film’ has been introduced at the festival in collaboration with Vienna-based Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Foundation. The section will feature art films made by international artists Sean Snyder, Wael Shawky, Marine Hugonnier, Omer Fast, Walid Raad and Rabih Mroué.
The Best of recent Indian Shorts curated by filmmaker Umesh Kulkarni will also be showcased.
Besides, Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky’s Watermark will make its world premiere at the festival.
Some of the film personalities who will attend the festival are: Jacek Borcuch (Lasting), Nishtha Jain (Gulabi Gang), Nitin Kakkar (Filmistaan), Avijit Mukul Kishore (To Let the World In), Nagraj Manjule (Fandry
Amit Virmani’s Menstrual Man is a Singapore – India production. Arunachalam Muruganantham is considered a madman in his village for he has achieved a feat that is considered to be pervert by his community. He has devised a manually operated machine to make low-cost sanitary pads. The napkins are made by and for rural Indian women. The film made its Canadian Premiere at the HotDocs, the Canadian International Documentary Film Festival in Toronto this year.
Powerless or Katiyabaaz traces the city of Kanpur that has 15-hour power cuts. Hundreds of people steal electricity,
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