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Cities Of Sleep

Director: Shaunak Sen 

Documentary 

Langauge: Hindi

Year: 2015

Synopsis

Cities of Sleep takes us into a heady world of insurgent sleeper’s communities as well as the infamous ‘sleep mafia’ in Delhi where securing a safe sleeping spot often becomes a question of life and death for many people. The film trails the lives of Shakeel, a renegade homeless who has slept in a diverse range of improvised places, and Ranjeet, who runs the ‘sleep-cinema’ community.

Awards

TIDF Merit Prize of Asian Vision Competition, 2016
TIDF Next Generation Award, 2016
Jio MAMI Mumbai IFF, 2015