Sunday, June 21, 2020

Resisting Super Emergency : Online Film Festival


Online Film Festival : Organised by MARUPAKKAM

On 25 June, Thursday from 12 am onwards; for 48 hours only

List of films:

1) Ammi
Dir : Sunil Kumar; 90 min; Hindi with Eng subtitles; 2018

Click here to watch the film

This is one woman's two-year fight for justice. Battered by the police, having been told by the myriad government agencies who investigate her son's disappearance, that there are no leads, she still stands with conviction.

2) Lynch Nation
Dir: Shaheen Ahmed & Ashfaque EJ; 43 min; Hindi with English subtitles; 2018

Click here to watch the film / password : LynchNation

A relentless journey across India listening to heart-wrenching stories of mob lynching that have torn apart families and shaken the entire nation.

3) Hora
Dir: Nachi; 24 min; Marathi, Hindi with English subtitles; 2018

 Click here to watch the film

Hora literally means a fortune teller in Marati language. It is part of a folk theatre form. Vilas Ghogre, a revolutionary poet metamorphosed the form to predict the political future of the world. Adapting that form in film’s narrative technique too we follow the life of Rupali Jadhav who is an activist singer in Kabir Kala Manch, a cultural political troupe using songs as a means of protest and revolt.

4) Campus Rising
Dir: Yousuf Saeed; 73 mins; Hindi and English with Eng subtitles; 2017

Click here to watch the film

While the students' unrest continues in many cities, this film travels to some seven Indian universities (including Jawaharlal Nehru University, Hyderabad Central University and Banaras Hindu University among others) to record what the students and some teachers have to say about how their freedom is being curtailed, and how this movement will not die until they bring some change of perception about the rights of the underprivileged.

5) Our Gauri
Dir: Deepu; 67 min; Kannada, Hindi and English (subtitles); 2017

Click here to watch the film

Gauri Lankesh was one of Karnataka's most prominent and fearless journalists. She was shot dead outside her house in Bengaluru on the night of 5th September, 2017. Gauri spoke out against communal forces in the country and represented dissent and freedom of speech.

6) We, the People
Dir: Samarth Mahajan; 28 min; Multiple Indian languages with Eng subtitles; 2017

Click here to watch the film

"We, The People" is a film about protests on Jantar Mantar Road, the erstwhile protest street in Delhi. Through the narratives of three individuals who protested indefinitely at Jantar Mantar Road, the film questions the socio-political reality of India vis a vis the ideals the nation set out with.


  1. Not able to open Lynch Nation?

  2. Not able to watch Lynch Nation. It shows as password incorrect

  3. Not able to watch any Movie at all! Not even for 10 minutes !! May be we are on different paths !!!

    1. Tell us which film you could not watch ...we will make it available

    2. I have watched Lynch Nation but many of my friends are unable to watch it coz it says wrong password. Plz look into the problem and see if that can be made available

  4. Sikkidre Shikari, Ildidre Bhikari (Bird Trapper or Beggar!) Dir: Vinod Raja; 79 min; Ka.could not watch!b they want password!


Marupakkam Online Film Screening # 5 : Janani's Juliet

Marupakkam Online Film Screening # 5 From 6 pm, 3 July, Friday onwards! For 48 hours only! Film : Janani's Juliet Dir: Pankaj Rishi Kuma...