We Make Film – one year on!

From official selections at international festivals and media coverage, to recognition for the project (and film’s) impact and engagement, it has been really exciting to take the conversation on filmmaking and accessibility forward. We’re nowhere close to the change we’d like to see, but we’re getting there slowly and steadily! The We Make Film projectContinue reading “We Make Film – one year on!”

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We Make Film – Awards, Screenings and Press Coverage

Awards Kat Award for Best Inclusive/Accessible film, Together! 2021 Disability Film Festival, December 2021. Research Engagement and Impact Awards 2022, (WINNER) University of Reading, June 2022; Judges comment: “This comes across as an excellent engagement and impact project, all the more notable as it is led by an early career researcher. With a clear threadContinue reading “We Make Film – Awards, Screenings and Press Coverage”

FAQs – We Make Film

What themes will the film cover? Passion. Accessibility. Creativity. And more. We Make Film explores how the protagonists got interested in film and video – where and how they watched films as kids, if they studied filmmaking formally, and the journey so far. It also looks at the present – what they’re making now, theContinue reading “FAQs – We Make Film”

Press & Publicity

Read selected Film Reviews & Press Interviews here: “Before Margarita with a Straw, there was Accsex. Shweta Ghosh’s smashes the idea of disabled persons as they are frequently represented…The result is a fun, myth-busting, and path-breaking film that is confident in its navigation of gender, sexuality, and disability.” – The Reel@Scroll.In “There is no question of pity orContinue reading “Press & Publicity”

Accsex (2013)

Watch the documentary and trailer. Follow updates on the Facebook Page. Synopsis: Beautiful. Ugly. Complete. Incomplete. Able. Disabled. Within stifling dichotomies of normal and abnormal, lie millions of women, negotiating with their identities. This film explores notions of beauty, the ‘ideal body’ and sexuality through four storytellers; four women who happen to be persons with disability. Through theContinue reading “Accsex (2013)”

Steeped and Stirred (2016)

Watch the trailer here or contact Shweta for a copy of the film. Follow updates on Steeped and Stirred’s Facebook Page. Synopsis: Chai. Chaya. Chaha. Cha. Sa. For a phenomenon that is assumed to be integral to ‘Indian culture’, tea drinking only gained ground over a century ago. A successful advertisement campaign and copious promotion ofContinue reading “Steeped and Stirred (2016)”

Chatkorichya Athvani/A Slice of Memory (2015)

Watch the documentary and trailer. Follow updates on the Facebook Page. Synopsis:  Bhalchandra (90) and Kalindi Morje (83), lovingly known as Appa Ajoba and Kaku Ajji, are the oldest surviving members of the Morje family that settled in the coastal town of Vengurla in the 19th century. In an attempt to re-imagine and chronicle their lived histories alongContinue reading “Chatkorichya Athvani/A Slice of Memory (2015)”