Gurvinder Singh

Gurvinder Singh


I reconstruct the space, the setting, characters and observe them from a distance.    


He studied filmmaking at the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, graduating in 2001. He received grants from India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) for audio-video documentation of the folk balladeering traditions of Punjab. The documentation resulted in a film on one of the balladeers, titled PALA (2003). Other films include: A WINTER TALE (2004), PASSAGE (2004), LEGS ABOVE MY FEET (2007), AN UNTITLED FILM (2008). He assisted Iranian born French filmmaker and writer, Chapour Haghighat, in directing a feature film ‘The Firmland’ shot in Bombay in 2006. He also curated a film festival “Imagem dos Povos” showcasing Indian cinema in Rio de Janeiro and Ouro Preto, Brazil, in 2006. His latest film THE FOURTH DIRECTION was selected at Cannes (Un Certain Regard). He is now living in Bombay, with one foot in Pune and the other in Delhi.

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