The Threads of Life

The Threads of Life

Looking at the commonalities and differences among diverse styles of weaving across India.

Directed by- Geeta and Avinash Kumar Singh
Producer and Commissioning Editor- Rajiv Mehrotra

Geeta Singh along with Avinash Singh runs a boutique production house, Turtle on a Hammock Films, based out of Mumbai and New Delhi. Having successfully concluded their maiden independently produced Hindi feature film, which they wrote, directed and edited together, they now continue to write and find subjects which make for captivating stories in documentary or fiction formats. They’ve been awarded the Karmaveer Puraskaar for their award winning documentary The Joy of Giving .

Rajiv Mehrotra is the Managing Trustee and Commissioning Editor of PSBT – his films have won more than 300 awards worldwide, including 32 in 31 years from the President of India. His nine books are available in 50 languages and editions.

PSBT is a not-for-profit that nurtures and supports the production of independent documentary films. Over two decades, it has produced some 700 documentary films. Each film averages two festival selections and every second film an award.

Its Board of Trustees includes Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Fali Nariman, Kiran Karnik, Shyam Benegal, Sharmila Tagore and CEO, Prasar Bharati.

Credits
Cinematographer: Shanker Raman
Editor: Geeta Sawhny
Narrator: Shardul Chaturvedi

Produced by PSBT in partnership with Doordarshan India.
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