MELBOURNE, 19 July 2023: At this year’s Indian Film Festival of Melbourne-2023 (11-20 August 2023) there are three award winning & beautifully poignant films that shed light on life in Kashmir. Maagh (The Winter Within) & I’m Not the River Jhelum will be screened in cinemas. And, the documentary short Siege in the Air can be seen online.
Siege in the Air: The film, weaves together a narrative of what it means to live under unending and recurrent cycles of lockdowns in Kashmir, keeping the Article 370 abrogation’s and communication blockade at the centre.
Director, Screenplay, Producer and Editor– Muntaha Amin DoP Ghania Siddique
Music -Reneesh Basheer, Vimal Nazar
Sound Design– Mohammad Fibin