Private Project

The Musical journey

This documentation based on a journey of a unornamented person from a rural village, who used to sing song in train to make his earning. He was a simple farmer but sudden a physical complication compelled him to change his profession from farmer to street singer. Now a days , a lot of such people seems in train who sing for earning money, but the characteristic of the songs of this person is much different. The say of his songs are very interesting rather than his voice

  • Amit Biswas
  • Amit Biswas
  • Amit Biswas
  • Amit Biswas
    Key Cast
    "Ramani Kanta Gosai"
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    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 8, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    221 USD
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  • lift Lift-Off Sessions September 2019

    United Kingdom
    September 1, 2019
    The Lift-Off Global Network
    Official Selection
    September 20, 2019
    special screening
Director Biography - Amit Biswas

I have introduced myself in creative field as a theatre artist in 2009. Gradually acting in various theatre groups in Kolkata and north 24 parganas including many workshops and international show. All together doing theatre in 2012 I've acted one of a TV serial broadcasting in ETV Bangla. But sometimes I realized that theatre is not a suitable medium to manifest my say and my feelings, so I started practicing cinema in 2013 . I have no any institutional qualification, I mean I m not such trained film maker, I used to work independently. in 2015 worked as an actor in a feature film "aam sutra" directed by swarup Kr Mandal. My first directed short fiction named "Chaddanam sahar/Pen-name City" which is screened in Bhumisuta Film Festival Kolkata in 2016. All together with my film practice I have worked and till now working as an cinematographer and editor. In 2016 to 2017 worked in two govt short documentaries organized by Sarva Shiksha Mission Howrah India. First one on "Ranapa dance" (folk dance) in which worked as Director and editor , And in second one worked as a Director ,DOP and editor. Otherwise I've a keen interest to work in various type of documentary. In 2016 worked in a documentary " The Songs Of Neel" as a researcher and cinematographer organized by Sangeet Natak academy and an Add film shoot for . Also notable work as an editor on a Short Fiction based on an actual events in Northern India. Named" Petrichor chapter 1 angst" directed by Satyajit Halder which is screened in Kolkata film festival 2016 and various festivals to the globe. and worked as an editor in "Make Feel Love" a documentary about leprocy of puruliya directed by Swapnadeep Sengupta. In 2017 worked as an editor and dop in a Tele film named "samantaral" released in Rupashi Bangla director Swapnadeep Sengupta. In the year 2017 I have shoot some music videos, one of them is " Mohiruho" directed by arindam dey. In which worked as a dop,editor and poster designer. Another one is " A ballad of Anna" a story of a mentally challenged woman. Direction,DOP and edited by me. From the year 2017 I have also took a project on climate change, "Gach/Tree , fight for existence", which is till now going on.

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Director Statement

The idea of documentary "Chalachal/The Musical Journey" came to my mind in the way of my daily train journey towards Sealdah . The main interest of this work , that person's song is very interpretative and I feel it may the subject of my work.