Caff'19

Sakhi Sona

Director: Prantik Basu

Short 

Langauge: Bengali

Year: 2017

Synopsis

Near Mogulmari in West Bengal (India) lies a mound known locally as Sakhisona. The stories about it are still sung by local musicians. A dig nearby recently uncovered the remains of a monastery as well as some objects dating back to the 6th-century. The film shows the objects unearthed and re-enacts the folklore in fragments.

Awards

BFI London Film Festival (Experimenta), 2017
Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2017 (in competition)
Indielisboa, 2017 (in competition)
Tiger Award for Best Short Film at 46th International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2017
Kyiv International Short Film Festival, 2017 (AVANTGARDE AND VIDEOART section), 2017
Best Short Film at FICSUR, Argentina, 2017