The Nest

Basha
Director:
Supriyo Sen
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English (subtitled), 36 min, 2000, India

For the three generations of the Mahato family, the migratory birds that come right into their courtyard are just an extension of their family. But the birds are now falling prey to local hunters. The family tries to save them at the cost of their own lives. The film is a story of a unique bond between a family and its feathered friends.

 
Producer:
Perspective
 
Creative Crew
Camera:
Premendu Bikash Chaki
Editing:
Debkanta Chakraborty
Sound:
Abdul Razzak
Music:
Kanishka Sen, Neel Dutta
 
Awards and Screenings:

“Silver Lotus” (National Award) for the best film on environment, 2001
Bengal Film Journalist’s Association (BFJA) Award for the best documentary, 2001

Screenings:
Indian Panorama 2000-2001
Also screened at several international film festivals