Raghu Rai, an Unframed Portrait

  • Avani Rai
  • India, Finland, Norway
  • 2017
  • 55 min
  • World Premiere
  • IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary
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Raghu Rai has been photographing India for 50 years. He has captured
major events of India’s history from political conflicts to the everyday realities of the people. His photos on the Bhopal gas tragedy, Indira Gandhi, Mother Theresa and Dalai Lama are world famous. Raghu Rai’s life and work are revealed by Avani Rai, the director of the film. Who we follow through the film as she struggles to find her own voice - when her father has his own ideas about the film.

Credits

Director
Avani Rai
Production
Iikka Vehkalahti for IV Films
Co-production
Gurmeet Sangha Rai for CRCI India Pvt Ltd, Torstein Grude for Piraya Films
Involved TV Channel
YLE, ARTE France, TVO, Al Arabiya, SVT, MCOT, KRO

Contact

World Sales
Stephanie Fuchs for Autlook Filmsales
Festival Handling
Youn Ji for Autlook Filmsales

More information

Spoken languages
English
Hindi

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IDFA history

2017
World Premiere
IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary
2016
Supported with €40000 for Europe: International Co-production

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