Film Screenings

Ek Jagah Apni

2024-02-25 14:58:41

Ek Jagah Apni

When

May 12, 2023    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where

Mazumdar-Shaw Auditorium, Museum of Art & Photography
22 Kasturba Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560001
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Ek Jagah Apni (trans. A Place of Our Own) is a film set in the city of Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh, India) and offers a glimpse into the lives of the transgender community in the city. 

Presenting a slice of reality and shot in a realistic style, it is a story where the of an artistic expression of people who are the subjects of the film as well as the tellers of their own story as actors, co-writers, and the cast and crew that comprise the filmmaking process. 

Directed by Ektara Collective as their second feature, this film’s narrative seeks to locate cinema not just within the life experiences of the makers but of the audience as well. Shot entirely on location, donning a trans-queer lens, the film offers an uplifting, inside gaze.

This film screening forms part of the programming for the exhibition VISIBLE/INVISIBLE: Representation of Women in Art through the MAP Collection.  

Language: Hindi, Subtitles: English


Ektara Collective

Filmmakers

Ektara Collective (ektaracollective.in) is a filmmaking collective that comprises trained and untrained people from diverse backgrounds and identities who come together and collaborate to make independent cinema that is located in our realities and experiences. Ek Jagah Apni is Ektara Collective’s second feature film. Many first time non-professional actors play characters close to their lives, which also helps shape the story and brings in an authenticity that blends fiction and reality. 

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