The Golden Thread


Victoria Eugenia Antzokia
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Tuesday, 25 April 2023 / 16:30 / 91' 5 € Tickets

Language: Hindi, Bengali

Subtitles: Basque, English

  • India-Bosnia and Herzegovina-The Netherlands-Norway-UK.
  • Direction: Nishtha Jain.
  • Production: Nishtha Jain, Irena Taskovski, Morana Ikić Komljenović / Raintree Films, Koleks doo DOKUDOM, Taskovski Films.
  • Coproduction: Frank van den Engel, Fabien Greenberg, Bård Kjøge Rønning / Zeppers Film, Antipode Films.
  • Screenplay: Nishtha Jain, Deborah Matzner.
  • Photography: Rakesh Haridas.
  • Music: Kenneth Ishak.
  • Edition: Alexander Goekjian, Nishtha Jain.

At the industry's peak, millions of people worked at the jute factories of Bengal, which have scarcely changed since the industrial revolution. The machines are the same as they were a hundred years ago. State aid maintains the cultivation and production of this sustainable alternative to plastic, but its future is uncertain.Nishta Jain follows the whole chain of jute preparation, from being gathered along the riverbanks to processing in the factory.