Short Fiction Film

When the Earth Sang a Song


About the film

Rekhi does storytelling with a portable shrine “KAAVAD” which is a box of mythological paintings.

The village headman forces him to sell his plot. But Rekhi wants to conserve his land, for birds, animals and trees thriving on it.

Rekhi worships the trees believing the story will emerge from the Earth and will help him transform the situation. One morning he gets inspired to write a new story.
In the gathering of people that night, he recites the story of Mother Earth who is teaching human beings a lesson by Corona pandemic.

Language- Hindi, Marwari

Duration- 15 minutes

Screened in Ottawa Indian Film festival, Canada Dhaka International film festival Third Eye Asian film festival Mumbai South Asian Film festival, Kolkata Colombo Intl. Women Film festival, Sri Lanka

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