22nd River to River Florence Indian Film Festival,
6-11 December 2022
Cinema La Compagnia
Via Cavour 50/r, Firenze
Unless specified otherwise, all films will be screened in the Sala Grande at Cinema La Compagnia.
Meetings with the guests will be accessible in the hall and online, on the Facebook page and on the Instagram account of River to River.
FRIDAY 9 DECEMBER
The Dying Ghats of Calcutta by Poulomee Auddy and Atreyee Basak, o.v. Italian, English subt., India, 2022, 37’
A glance at Calcutta’s ghats, the traditional steps or porches built on the banks of the Ganges, their stories, lives and traditions.
In partnership with the Kochi-MuzirisBiennale, 40’
Three art films by Bani Abidi, dealing with issues that revolve around the absurdity of our lives.
The Distance from Here by Bani Abidi, no dialogues, India, 2009, 12’
An Unforeseen Situation by Bani Abidi, o.v. Italian, English subt., India, 2015, 6’
The Song by Bani Abidi, no dialogues, India, 2022, 22’
Shabaash Mithu by Srijit Mukherji, o.v. Italian, English subt., India, 2022, 156’
A Bollywood-style biopic on Mithali Raj, the captain of the Indian women’s national cricket team from 2004 to 2022, starring Taapsee Pannu. A gripping story of women and sports.