The Golden Thread

    • Nishtha Jain
    • India, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Netherlands
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund


    Outside Kolkata, jute mills crank on, virtually unchanged since the industrial revolution. How do we look at this work powered by steam and sweat, its sensory experience thereof, or the precarious lives of jute workers from our post-industrial perspective driven by obsolescence?

    Project information

    Countries of production
    India, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Netherlands
    Production status
    In post-production
    Estimated length
    90 min


    Nishtha Jain
    Nishtha Jain for Raintree Films
    Irena Taskovski for Koleks doo DOKUDOM, Frank van den Engel for Zeppers Film , Elize Kerseboom for Zeppers Film

    About IDFA Bertha Fund


    The IDFA Bertha Fund aims to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe by supporting remarkable and innovative documentary projects by talented filmmakers from these countries.

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