Private Project

R for Roshan's Childhood

The movie maker and his spouse undertake a road trip to their place of origin to introduce their child to their extended families as well as to rekindle their it's association with the care center from where it's presence was bestowed upon them.
Festival Selection:
1. Official Selection in the Competition Section at the International Film Festival of Documentary and Short Films of Kerala (2021)
2. Cinemaking International Film Festival, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2021)

  • Ramchandra PN
    Suddha, Putaani Party, Haal-e-Kangaal, Miyar House, The Maya of Bunnu K. Endo
  • Ramchandra PN
  • Sushma PN
  • Ramchandra PN
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    1 hour 17 minutes 9 seconds
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    March 31, 2021
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Director Biography - Ramchandra PN

Ramchandra PN is an Indian moviemaker based in Mumbai, India. He is a 1991 ‘Screenplay Writing and Direction’ graduate from the ‘Film and TV Institute of India’, Asia’s premier film school. Over the years, he has been making documentaries, features, short films and TV programs. His first feature film SUDDHA (The Cleansing Rites) in Tulu language won him the Best Indian Film at the Osian Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Films, New Delhi Indian 2006. It also won him a Hubert Bals exhibition grant in the following year through which he showed the film in over hundred Tulu speaking villages in Coastal Karnataka South India. His second feature film PUTAANI PARTY (The Kid Gang) in Kannada language won the Best Children’s film at the Indian National Film Awards in 2009. He is also involved in film studies and academics conducting film workshops in various institutions.

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Director Statement

'R for Roshan's Childhood' takes its inspiration from the 'Direct Cinema' movement that occurred in the USA during the 1960s as it unobtrusively observes the ongoing events with minimal intrusion using the home video format. It is a road movie-documentary.