KRITI FILM CLUB screenings at the School of Planning and Architecture

These screenings were held for the students of the Conservation Department at SPA on25th March 2008 between 2-5 pm

Global warming - a fable from the Himalayas
by Nitin Das (8 mins/ English/ 2007)
A short 8 minute film shot near Tibet, this is a magical tale about a young boy who finds the solution to Global Warming from a monk in the mountains. The entire cast of the film is from Kaaza, a small town in Spiti Valley. The film was made possible by spitiecosphere, an NGO based out of Spiti. The main intention of this film is to spread the message of how fast Global warming is impacting the fragile ecosystems.

Climate Change – an Untold Story
…a series of 4 films, winners of the UK Environment Fellowships
(52 minutes/ English/ 2005)

Climate’s First Orphans
by Nila Madhab Panda

As the global debate on climate change heats up, this film tells the story of 20,000 homeless villagers in the coastal districts of Orissa, whose existence has been wiped out by the rising sea level.

The Weeping Apple Tree
by Vijay S. Jodha
This film illustrates the complex issue of climate change by focusing on the shifting apple-growing belt in Himachal Pradesh.

A Degree of Concern
by Syed fayaz
This film looks at the implications of climate change on glaciers, and how artificial glaciers are improving the water supply of Ladakh for now.

A Green Agony
by Geeta Singh
This film explores the unique ecosystem of the Sunderbans and analyses the impact of global climate change on this Indian coastal zone.

Tiger- the death chronicles
by Krishnenu Bose
63 mins/ English/ 2007)
This documentary brutally and honestly assesses, for the first time, the tiger's future in India.