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Suman GHOSH

Suman GHOSH

Suman Ghosh is an award-winning Indian filmmaker, with six feature films and one documentary film to date. He trained in film at Cornell University in New York, and his first feature film Footsteps (2006), starring Soumitra Chatterjee and Nandita Das, won two Indian National Film Awards in 2008. His film Nobel Thief (2011) had its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival 2011, and was an official selection at the British Film Institute 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) had its world premiere at Busan International Film Festival 2012 and 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. His latest feature film, Kadambari (2015), has won several international awards and has been screened all over the world.

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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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