Kicking from the Corner

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English (subtitled), 35 min, 2014, India

'Kicking from the Corner' explores the football culture in Shillong, Meghalaya. Through different narratives, the story weaves football and memories attached to the most popular game in Shillong. It attempts to showcase how football has created a space of entertainment in the local community and how the community has endorsed the game as a culture of its own. It traces the evolution and aspirations of football players from small localities to professional clubs. Overall, the film is an attempt to depict the passion for football in the region and the infatuation of the people involved with it.

School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
Creative Crew
Vikram Buragohain
Vikram Buragohain
Atulan Dasgupta, Sumit Singh
Commissioning Editors: Anjali Monteiro & K. P. Jayasankar