An Encounter with Faces (1978)

 ●  Hindi ● 21 mins

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This revealing short documentary film attempts to capture the mood and plight of young children, who find shelter in children's homes at Dongri and Mankhurd in Bombay. In their own words, these abandoned, runaway or delinquent youngsters shed light on the hardships, challenges and suffering they face due to extreme poverty and ignorance. The film attempts to make general public aware about the condition of these delinquent children while emphasizing the need for their rehabilitation.

Crew: Vidhu Vinod Chopra (Director)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1978 (India)

Hindi Name: अं एनकाउंटर विथ फेसेस

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Did you know? This documentary film won immense critical acclaim, both nationally and internationally. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject in 1979. In 1980, it went on to win the Grand Prix award at the Tampere International Short Film Festival. Read More
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Film Type:
Documentary Short
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Black & White
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Trivia:
This documentary film won immense critical acclaim, both nationally and internationally. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject in 1979. In 1980, it went on to win the Grand Prix award at the Tampere International Short Film Festival.