THE GOLDEN THREAD
Bosnia and Herzegovina, India, Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom 2022 – Director: Nishtha Jain – Original language: Bengali, Hindi – Subtitles: English
“Being born, working here, retiring, new people joining – a regular flow”: Outside Calcutta, the cogs of the jute factories turn in a tireless dance of machinery and sweat. In vast factory halls the workers circulate in a cosmos full of dust, jute fibres and metal. A film with striking images and sound that gives deep insights into the arduous work. Veronica Loebner
Production: Taskovski Films. Producer: Irena Taskovski. Length: 86 min. International Sales: Taskovski Films
Nishtha Jain is a renowned Indian filmmaker and producer. She studied directing at the Film School in Pune, India. Besides directing, she works as a juror for international film festivals and teaches at renowned film schools worldwide.
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Nominated for the VIKTOR Main Competition DOK.international
Slices of life, insights and perspectives: The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the award VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The award donor is Bayerischer Rundfunk.