Programme 2019

Market (Iewduh)

Director: Pradip Kurbah

fiction

India Premiere

Section: India Story

Country: India | Year: 2019

Language(s): Khasi, Hindi, Jaintia | Time: 94 mins

Synopsis

Iewduh is one of the liveliest markets of North-East India, where people from different communities and religions work and co-exist. Behind the scars, the colours, the freshness and the stench, are untold stories of ordinary people who make each other’s lives better.

Director's Bio

Pradip Kurbah is a filmmaker, producer, and pioneer of the art in his home state – Meghalaya, India, producing films in various local dialects. He has directed more than 150 music videos in different languages. His feature films, Ri – Homeland of Uncertainty (2013) and Onaatah – Daughter of the Earth (2015), both won the National Award for Best Feature Film in Khasi.