Tag: Crowdfunding

Partho Sen-Gupta in Locarno Film Festival 2011

Sunrise – Arunoday selected in Locarno Open Doors 2011

Partho Sen-Gupta in Locarno Film Festival 2011Great news this morning! On the Locarno Film Festival Website – Press Release saying-
“From over 200 projects submitted, in 18 different languages, from 30 regions in India, these are the 12 finalists which will participate in Open Doors, the Festival del film Locarno’s co-production lab.”
Sunrise (Arunoday) was one of them.

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Sunrise – Crowdfunding my new film project

Let me introduce you to my new feature film project, Arunoday (Sunrise).

Sunrise, to be shot in Mumbai, stars Adil Hussain (Life of Pi) and Tannishtha Chatterjee (Brick Lane, Hava Aney Dey). It tells the story of Joshi, an embittered Mumbai cop who has been searching for his missing daughter for ten years since she disappeared one day after school. Joshi’s quest is used to reveal the horror of child trafficking and exploitation in India, a taboo subject which nonetheless affects a huge number of the children in the world’s most populous democracy, a country where lives are often cheap.

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