Curtain Raiser Press Release
Film screening at JKK
Jaipur, 13 February: In remembrance of late actor Om Puri, the Rajasthan premiere of ‘A Million Rivers’ will be screened at ‘Rangayan’ of Jawahar Kala Kendra tomorrow (14 February) at 6.30pm. The surrealistic fiction film will star Om Puri and well-known Indian actress Lilette Dubey.
A Million Rivers is a surrealist work of film art which evokes psychological experiences by changing a film’s typical structure to reflect a hyper-real state, which is a more factual representative of life. The film explores some of the themes of the fragmentation of identity, the breakdown of the family that represents a larger geopolitical story and the violence. It is also a further exploration of the legacy of the Partition and the interior landscape of Punjab and Kashmir. The film is shot in black and white with an overall theme of silence pertaining throughout. Isolated sounds have been used to replicate the sense of the psychological and interior landscape.
The ensemble is 60 mins in duration. The entry to the event is complimentary and open to all.