Private Project

Treasured Wetlands Of Thane

Documentary Film- Treasured Wetlands Of Thane
Duration: 15 minutes 52 seconds
Synopsis: Thane is blessed with a magnificent Thane Creek that is 26 km. long. The Creek supports a unique biodiversity of flora & fauna. Due to population explosion & indiscipline, various types of pollutants are dumped into the creek polluting it. This documentary portrays the solutions Thane citizens implemented at grassroot level to manage & treat the residential solid waste and sewage at source, to reduce the pollution in the creek. It also portrays the effort taken by Enviro Vigil’s ‘Clean Creek Movement’ to spread awareness among people of all social classes to stop putting garbage in the Creek & motivates people to work towards the betterment of the Creek.

  • Sudeshna Puntambekar
  • Sudeshna Puntambekar
  • Enviro-Vigil
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    15 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 5, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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  • 16th Aapala Paryavaran Film Festival
    May 5, 2018
    Town Hall , Thane
    Selection in 16th Aapala Paryavaran Film Festival
  • 13th Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival (KVIFF),
    January 4, 2019
    Nominated for 13th Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival (KVIFF).
  • 2nd Shahu International Film Festival -SISFF 2019
    January 10, 2019
    Nominated at 2nd Shahu International Film Festival -SISFF 2019
  • 1st Shiv Ambar Marathi Film Festival, 2018
    Winner in 1st Shiv Ambar Marathi Film Festival, 2018
    Winner of Best Documentary Film, Best Direction, Best Editing Best Camera
Director Biography - Sudeshna Puntambekar

I am Sudeshna Puntambekar. I did graduation in B.F.A.(Bachelor Of Fine Arts-Specilization-Exhibition Display And Design) & Post Graduation Diploma in Art Direction & Production Design from Film & Television Institute Of India (FTII, Pune, Maharashtra, India). FTII is one of the top 10 film schools in the world. Art Direction involves set designing/ set decoration/designing the overall background/environment/visual look for movies /ad films/museum design etc. after research, drawings, sketches on the subject according to the film script. Being an alumna of FTII, I am also passionate about film making. I worked as a freelancing assistant art director in Mumbai, freelancing documentary filmmaker, newsletter editor & designer, consultant of documentary films on environment for film festivals conducted by NGO’s that deal with environment issues. Environment education & conservation is one of her subject of interest, hence I try to portray this in my documentary films.

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Director Statement

Manage your dustbin ..manage your life...and save Thane Creek.