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Suman GHOSH

Suman GHOSH

Suman Ghosh is an award - winning Indian filmmaker. He has made 7 feature films and one documentary film. His first feature film Footsteps (2006), won two Indian National Film Awards in 2008. It was shown at numerous film festivals including Vancouver International Film Festival 2006, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2007 and IAAC New York. His next feature film Nobel Thief (2011), was world premiered at the Busan International Film Festival 2011 and was an official selection at the BFI London Film festival 2011. The film received the Best Indian Film Award at the Bengaluru International Film Festival 2012. His next feature film Shyamal Uncle Turns off the Lights (2012) was world premiered at Busan International Film Festival 2012 and had its North American Premiere at the MoMA, NY in 2012. It won the Outstanding International Feature Award at the Reelworld Film Festival 2013 in Toronto. Peace Haven (2014), his next film, was a recipient of the Asian Cinema Fund 2013 and was World premiered at Busan International Film Festival 2014. It made into a number of prominent film festivals and was acquired by Netflix. In 2019 he made his first Hindi film called Aadhaar (2019) which is produced by Drishyam Films and Jio Studios.

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Shyamal Uncle Turns off the Lights

2012 / INDIA / Feature / 65 min

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Suman GHOSH

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Shyamal Uncle, a retiree living with his wife in Kolkata, notices the street lights are on during the day. He is upset at the wasted electricity and he tries to get the city to turn them off. His battle becomes a larger fight against society, government and the bureaucracy.


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