'The Owner' Premieres In 4 Cities Across India
24 May 2012
The first of its kind CollabFeature film, 'The Owner' will be premiered and screened at venues around the world on Friday, May 25, 2012.
Filmed by 25 filmmakers on 5 continents, “The Owner” follows the adventures of an old backpack that is passed from character to character around the world. As the journey progresses, the viewer learns details about the man to whom the bag belongs.
The story, written collaboratively over the Internet, brings together a variety of cultures, languages and film styles into a singular narrative plot. On Friday May 25, the filmmakers (most of whom have never met), will host same-night screenings in theatres in their own cities.
India's segments were shot by directors Vishesh Mankal (New Delhi), Varun Mathur (New Delhi), Asmit Pathare (Mumbai) and Neha Raheja Thakker (Mumbai). You can watch the trailer below and see the premiere in the following 4 cities:
Calcutta: Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Main Auditorium (E.M. By-Pass Road, P.O Panchasayar, Kolkata): 6 pm (Free)
Mumbai: Studio X (Kitab Mahal, Fourth Floor, 192, D N Road, Fort Mumbai 400 001): 6.30pm (Free)
New Delhi: Kunzum Travel Cafe (T-49, GF, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi): 7pm (Free)