Son of Kali (17 mins)
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About the Event
Fleeing a genocide against Hindus in Bangladesh, Probir reaches India in the middle of a major Hindu festival. An evening of intense religious euphoria follows and Probir feels he is like a child in a religious Disneyland. He is being accompanied by his childhood Muslim friend Anuar, who is enjoying the Hindu festival in his own hedonistic way. But Mother Goddess has other plans for him.
Director's Bio: Amit Agarwal is a filmmaker, curator and film speaker based in Singapore. His international award winning short film "Son of Kali" examines global issues of migration and religious minorities in the Indo-Bangladesh context ."Farewell Goddess"( 2017) a 6 minute long documentary, asks a big question about mans abusive relationship with nature as seen through the prism of the conclusion of a major religious festival. He pursues “Film Evangelism” at mostlycinema.com and has published articles and photographs related to cinema in leading national dailies. In Singapore he serves as the Artistic Director of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival and is pioneering a unique Image-literacy program for children.