Vatavaran Environmental Film Festival going online due to covid-19
Vatavaran Environmental Film Festival is doing its best to bridge the cover-19 crisis. Sabyesachi Bharti, the director of the festival, deserves a big applause that he spent all the time despite the obstacles to realise this online festival. So don't miss it.
And for those who have not seen my documentary film WHERE THE ELEPHANT SLEEPS, here it is, and the chance to do so.
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Where the Elephant Sleeps | Hindi, English, German | 2016 | 39:30 min.
This documentary unravels the hidden scandal behind the fate of India`s revered elephants. The film is based on the captive elephants used in tourism in Rajasthan, specifically in Amer Fort, Jaipur. The harsh conditions cause all manner of physical and mental harm to these elephants. The plot revolves around an intriguing conflict that emerges in this brutal landscape for the elephants. A story that forces dozens of government officials to congregate around a suffering elephant and finally towards a ground-breaking conclusion.
DIRECTOR: Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky
PRODUCER (S): Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky
Kornetzky is a Writer, Artist and Filmmaker and Published Author from Germany. She an extensive background in the visual arts and music. She studies visual arts, history of art, philosophy, and law at the University of Kassel and has a master’s degree in visual arts. She trained in classical
singing at the Kassel Music School and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. In 2014 and 2016, she set up two charities for Captive Elephants in India, Elefanten in Not, in Germany and Switzerland. She is the Honourable Ambassador for Captive Elephants, FIAPO, India.