Belongg Mental Health Collective invites you to the screening of ‘The Unbearable Being of Lightness’ by Ramchandra PN on 15th January 2021, Friday at 6 pm.
The film will be followed by a discussion on the intersection of caste and mental health with the filmmaker.
About the film: The impressions of the filmmaker of people and the place, strung together in a structured form, while he was at the University of Hyderabad to hold a film workshop immediately after the student strike on the Rohit Vemula issue had ended.
About the filmmaker: Ramchandra PN is an Indian filmmaker based in the city of Mumbai, India. He is a 1991 ‘Screenplay writing and Direction’ graduate from the ‘Film and TV Institute of India’, Asia’s premier film school situated in Poona. Over the years, he has been making documentaries, features, short films and TV programs; and also has been involved in film academics. His first feature won him the Best Indian Film at the Osian Cinefan Festival of Asian Films, New Delhi Indian 2006. It also won the Hubert Bals Distribution Grant in the same year, following which he showed the film in about 100 villages in Coastal Karnataka. His second feature won the Best Children’s film at the Indian National Film Awards. 2009.