Filmmaker Dev Kanya Thakur’s Film Anjali To Be Screened At Kerala Film Festival


Filmmaker Dr. Dev Kanya Thakur is set to screen her new film ‘Anjali’ at the Kerala International Documentary and Short Film Festival.

The film delves deep into the poignant journey of a young girl named Anjali who confronts the challenges of Prison and outside world. Through her lens, Dr. Thakur masterfully explores the themes of resilience, identity, and the power of self-belief.

This short documentary captures the essence of Anjali’s struggles and triumphs, shedding light on issues that resonate with audiences worldwide. The film’s rich narrative and emotionally charged storytelling are certain to leave a lasting impact on viewers, inspiring conversations and promoting prison reforms.

The International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala, recognized for its commitment to showcasing groundbreaking cinematic works, serves as the perfect platform to “Anjali.” Dr. Dev Kanya Thakur’s film has been selected amongst numerous entries, affirming its exceptional quality and significance in the realm of documentary filmmaking.

Dr. Dev Kanya Thakur, an accomplished filmmaker and advocate for social causes, has received critical acclaim for her previous works, which have addressed pressing issues and initiated dialogue on various societal concerns. “Anjali” is yet another testament to her cinematic prowess and her dedication to shedding light on stories that often go untold.

“We are thrilled to be a part of the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala,” said Dr. Dev Kanya Thakur. “Anjali is a story close to my heart, and I am eager to share it with the discerning audience attending the festival. I hope this film sparks meaningful conversations and inspires positive change.”

The International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala organised by Chalchitra Acadmy of Govt. of Kerala will takes place from 4th August to 8th August 2023 in Trivandrum, Kerala. Dr. Dev Kanya Thakur’s “Anjali” is scheduled to be screened on 6th August 2023 offering attendees an opportunity to experience this remarkable work of art firsthand.

Dr. Dev Kanya Thakur, with her unique storytelling abilities, has earned recognition and accolades for her contributions to the world of documentary filmmaking in social reforms. She  has directed more than a dozen 12 documentaries, short film and a feature film. Her fiml ‘Behind the Bars was accorded the National Human Rights Commission award for Documentary Film.

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