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The Cinema Travellers

  • Documentary,
  • Hindi/Marathi,
  • Subtitled,
  • 96 Minutes,
  • India
    The Cinema Travellers
    • Director: Shirley Abraham, Amit Madheshiya
    • Producers: Shirley Abraham, Amit Madheshiya
    • Screenwriters: Shirley Abraham, Amit Madheshiya
    • Starring: Mohammed, Bapu, Prakash

    Cannes prize-winning The Cinema Travellers is a journey with the traveling cinemas of India, which bring the wonder of the movies to faraway villages annually. Seven decades on, as their lorries and cinema projectors crumble and film reels become scarce, their audiences are lured by slick digital technology. Filmed over five years, The Cinema Travellers accompanies a shrewd exhibitor, a benevolent showman and a maverick projector mechanic who bear a beautiful burden - to keep the last traveling