Director : Swati Pandey / 37:37 mins / India / 2019
ELEPHANTS DO REMEMBER
India / 37:37 / 2019/ English
Direction Swati Pandey Editing Biswaranjan Pradhan Animation Ankit Mehrotra DoP P Rajendran Sound Design Prasanna R Gadge Other K. Sathiya Murthy, Pritirashmi Das, Avinash C. Bangera, Mushuka Ramchiary
Synopsis: Elephants Do Remember is a biographical montage presenting the enthralling journey of Rama Khandwala’s life. Khandwala, who happens to be the oldest tourist guide of India and a recipient of the Presidential Award, presently lives the life of a recluse in Mumbai. She reminisces her revolutionary youth in the Indian National Army, her connection with Subhash Chandra Bose, and her involvement in India’s Freedom movement, painting an intriguing collage of the present with the memories from the past.
Director’s Bio: Swati Pandey is a film curator, event-programmer and aspiring filmmaker. She has worked as the co-festival director of MIFF. This is her directorial debut.