R. V. Ramani
R. V. Ramani

R. V. Ramani was born in 1957 and is based in Chennai. He graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, in 1985, specializing in motion picture photography. He started making independent documentaries and short films from 1990.

With more than fifteen independent films to his credit, Ramani has established a unique style acclaimed in India and abroad. He considers all his works to be explorations into various facets of expression. Although Ramani strictly works on the plane of documentary, his films offer an experience of fiction.

Ramani's works have been shown in numerous international film festivals. His Retrospectives were presented at the Mumbai International Film Festival 2002, the Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, and DokumentART. Ramani has also worked on many films as a cinematographer. He also serves as faculty member with many institutions and regularly conducts documentary film workshops.

Films with Magic Lantern Movies

  • Magic Lantern Movies
    Director: R. V. Ramani

    The air is potent during The Other Festival, Chennai, 1999. The artists are involved in their...

    Territory: World
    Regions Individual Institutional
    India (INR) Rs 450 Rs 700
    South Asia (USD) $8 $15
    Rest of World (USD) $20 $80
  • Magic Lantern Movies
    Director: R. V. Ramani

    The film is based on the rehearsals of a bilingual play 'Gita - An Imagery', directed by...

    Territory: World
    Regions Individual Institutional
    India (INR) Rs 500 Rs 750
    South Asia (USD) $9 $15
    Rest of World (USD) $25 $90
  • Magic Lantern Movies
    Director: R. V. Ramani

    The German Nature artist Ulrike Arnold, chooses to work in South India. In Tiruvannamalai,...

    Territory: World
    Regions Individual Institutional
    India (INR) Rs 500 Rs 750
    South Asia (USD) $9 $15
    Rest of World (USD) $20 $80
  • Magic Lantern Movies
    Director: R. V. Ramani

    The filmmaker persuades his Japanese sculptor friend, Toshikazu Kanai, to work with sand as the...

    Territory: World
    Regions Individual Institutional
    India (INR) Rs 450 Rs 700
    South Asia (USD) $8 $15
    Rest of World (USD) $20 $80
  • Magic Lantern Movies
    Director: R. V. Ramani

    Nine painters at an artists' camp in Madras - Tina Juretzek, Vasudha Thozur, Gieve Patel,...

    Territory: World
    Regions Individual Institutional
    India (INR) Rs 450 Rs 700
    South Asia (USD) $8 $15
    Rest of World (USD) $20 $80
  • Magic Lantern Movies
    Director: R. V. Ramani

    A painting exhibition displays old drawings of Mahatma Gandhi, done in 1960's by the eminent...

    Territory: World
    Regions Individual Institutional
    India (INR) Rs 450 Rs 700
    South Asia (USD) $8 $15
    Rest of World (USD) $20 $80
  • Magic Lantern Movies
    Director: R. V. Ramani

    This film is based on the by-election held at the Mylapore constituency, Chennai in 1994, when...

    Territory: World
    Regions Individual Institutional
    India (INR) Rs 550 Rs 800
    South Asia (USD) $10 $15
    Rest of World (USD) $25 $90