The Weight of Light


Main Theatre
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Sunday, 14 April 2024 / 16:30 / 20'

Language: hindi

Subtitles: Spanish, Basque

  • Estonia-France.
  • Direction: Anna Hints.
  • Production: Evelin Penttilä, Johanna Maria Paulson / Stellar Film, Insolence Productions.
  • Coproduction: Emilie Dubois, Anaïs Bertrand, Pascaline Saillant.
  • Screenplay: Anna Hints, Tushar Prakash.
  • Photography: Karan Thapliyal.
  • Music: Ann Reimann.
  • Muntaketa: Marion Koppel.
  • Cast: Umaiza, Payal, Bebo Chouhan, Pushpendra Singh, Vishwa Prakash, Sangri Devi.
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

Surya, a teenage ragpicker, finds a camera on a huge garbage mountain in Delhi. The camera becomes her window to the untold stories of women surrounding her. The film walks the line between documentary and fiction and focuses on a community of garbage collectors who try to find their place in the world amidst garbage and scorching heat.