Name of the film Memoirs of Saira and Salim

Directed by Eshwarya Grover

Cinematography Eshwarya Grover

EditingEshwarya Grover

Location SoundKunika Kharat

Year 2018

CountryIndia

Duration13 min 40 sec

LanguageHindi (with Eng subtitles)

About the film

What happens when a family revisit a house they abandoned sixteen years ago? It wasn’t a decision where Saira & Salim had a choice. Set in the traumatic 2002 Gujarat communal riots in India, they share some memories & conversations about a place they once called 'home'.

Director Biography

Eshwarya is a post graduate film student at National Institute of Design, India. She chanced upon films while studying architecture and believes that film plays a vital role in capturing the emotion of a space or creating a subconscious space where little nuances matter.