9th July - Taan Bekro by Saumya Shamra @ India Habitat Centre, Gulmohar Hall, 7 PM IST


Kriti Film Club marks the monsoons with music from the sands of Rajasthan, discovering, celebrating and supporting the cultural heritage of a nomadic tribe of the region. 

TAAN BEKRO (MUSIC OF THE SAND) 
Hindi & Marwari with English subtitles 
duration 64 mins
year 2014
RSVP


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A poetic journey of the rendezvous with the nomadic tribe of Rajasthan, commonly known as the Saperas (Snake Charmers) or Kalbeliyas, in a quest to discover their cultural heritage and lifestyle. The film encompasses the vast and beautiful Indian desert into the various ethnic harmonies. This documentary attempts to showcase the problematic isolated lifestyle of this tribe struggling for their existence and social recognition.

Saumya Sharma is an independent documentary/ethnographic filmmaker & creative writer. Her other works include Mrigtrishna’ on the complex of Nature, Art, Religion &  Commercialization; ‘Zardozi - The Golden Thread’  on Zardozi embroidery and Phor Thud – The Platoon’  on an Indian Army Platoon. She is currently working on an ethnographic film titled ‘JaySeva’ on the Gond Tribes.

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