A conversation with Naeem Mohaiemen and Jeebesh Bagchi
Naeem Mohaiemen’s Jole Dobe Na is an emotive, experimental window into the modes of human care, and the afterlives of caregivers who endure the passage of countless individuals. In the sterile and subtly discriminatory environment of a Kolkata hospital, we witness an estranged couple conjuring a surreal dream world where they are thrown back into intimacy due to an unknown, unnamed illness. Mohaiemen discusses how the film builds upon themes from his past work in visual media, including his previous films Tripoli, Cancelled and Two Meetings and a Funeral. He converses with Jeebesh Bagchi, one-third of New Delhi’s Raqs Media Collective, who originally commissioned the project
Available for the extension of the festival, until Sunday 14 November.
This Special Programme is available for audiences worldwide.
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