BIFF: Bird Of Dusk
Birmingham Indian Film Festival returns, showcasing a new and exciting selection of cutting-edge independent films that are guaranteed to entertain and offer fascinating insights into a billion South Asian lives.
A fearless, elegant and poetic insight into the career and private life of the late and legendary director Rituparno Ghosh. Sangeeta Datta’s film invites reflections by some of Indian cinema’s finest actors and filmmakers who recall Ghosh’s impact on their lives. These are montaged with Ghosh’s films and his interviews, depicting amongst other things, the artist’s relationship to their beloved city Kolkata and a personal crusade to find their non-gender specific identity.