Tuesday, July 21, 2009

An Art film on a spiritual truth from Sikkim

from Sikkim Reporter

Gangtok:
“Fear Lies Within”, an Art Movie of little over 13 minutes was released by noted journalist Subash Deepak at Press Club of Sikkim on Monday. The movie was shot in Gangtok under the property management of S K Audio Vision.


The movie directed by Mr. BP Bajgain, editor Haalkhabar, is unique in the sense that it is without any dialogue, even though it has Mr. Rounak Somani and Ms. Pabitra Bhandari in the cast. The director is also the producer and scriptwriter, and he himself has handled sound and light management. Casting is by cinematographer, Kalyan Burathoki.
“This movie has tried to describe a particular psychological phenomenon – it is a perfect blend of art and psychology”, Mr. Bajgain says. The movie will participate in Agyaat Short Film Contest declared by Ram Gopal Verma, UTV Motion Pictures; 11th Mumbai International Film Festival for documentary, short and animation films, Feb 3-9, 2010: and Common Film Festival (April 2010), Greenheys Business Centre, Unit 9 Manchester Science Park, United Kingdom, he informed.
Significantly, two short verses of Bhagawat Gita, Chapter 2, in Sanskrit, appear as background for some frames of the film, of which the running theme is that existence of fear is within a human mind, a spiritual truth, and that it drives a person to different effects according to the quantum of fear.