The Golden Thread

    • Nishtha Jain
    • India, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom
    • 2022
    • 91 min
    • World Premiere
    • Masters

    Available in Docs for Sale after the world premiere at IDFA.

    Outside Kolkata a few jute mills crank on, virtually unchanged since the industrial revolution. Powered by steam and sweat, work is a dance to the dictate of profit and century-old machines. The Golden Thread follows the weft and warp of jute work alongside the creative labour of the film's own making.

    In this near dystopian industrial town can there be a potential for a collective re-imagination?

    Credits

    Director
    Nishtha Jain
    Production
    Nishtha Jain for Raintree Films, Irena Taskovski for Taskovski Films, Irena Taskovski for Koleks doo DOKUDOM
    Co-production
    Frank van den Engel for Zeppers Film , Fabien Greenberg for Antipode Films, Bård Kjøge Rønning for Antipode Films
    Involved TV Channel
    France TV, TV France

    Contact

    World Sales
    Taskovski Films
    Festival Handling
    Miljana Martinovic for Taskovski Films

    More information

    Available versions
    85' & 52', DCP, color
    Spoken languages
    Hindi
    Bengali
    Bhojpuri

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    IDFA history

    2020
    Rough Cut Project
    2019
    Round Table Pitch
    2019
    Supported with €40000 for Europe: International Co-production

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