I’m ready for my close-up: New female directors

In a show recorded at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Alex Fitch talks to two new female directors who have made two very different debut feature films. In I for India Sandhya Suri has collated 40 years of home movie footage of her family in Britain and India that tells the poignant tale of loved ones separated by land and culture, while in Gypsy Caravan Jasmine Dellal has created an epic concert movie with the cinematographer of Monteray Pop that showcases Romany music that will hopefully prove to be this decade’s Buena vista social club… (mp3 format, 26.4mb)

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Links: IMDb pages on Gypsy Caravan and I for India
I for India official website
Gypsy Caravan official website
Wikipedia’s list of female directors
What’s on at the ICA cinema?