Bridging Worlds: Inside & Outside - The Indian Diaspora in France

A film commissioned by the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India to look at the relationship between France and India through the contributions of the Indian Diaspora in France and the French Territories.

Client: Ministry of External Affairs, GoI
Cinematography: Anirban Dutta Gupta
Format: HD PAL (Sony PMW 200)
Date: 2015 (Ongoing)
 

Part of series called 'The Bridging Worlds', this film explores the life, history and culture of the Indian Diaspora in France and French territories of Reunion, Guadaloupe and Pondicherry. It looks at the age old links with India through its indentured labour system and also the modern professional links. It also explores the shared future between the two countries.

Shooting in a Parisian Market
Shooting in a Parisian Market

Image Right: Anil Abhimanyu Sharma

Discussing sound challenges
Discussing sound challenges

Image Right: Anil Abhimanyu Sharma

With Anil Abhimanyu Sharma
With Anil Abhimanyu Sharma

Image Right: Anil Abhimanyu Sharma

Team with Anil Abhimanyu Sharma
Team with Anil Abhimanyu Sharma

Image Right: Anil Abhimanyu Sharma

Beach Shots
Beach Shots
Interview with Gilbert Pounia
Interview with Gilbert Pounia
Beach shoot with Ziskakan
Beach shoot with Ziskakan
Team
Team

L-R: Harish (Translator), Akshay Bijawat (AD), Anirban, Jagannath (Sound Engineer)

Team
Team

L-R: Harish (Translator), Roger Shankar (Assistant), Anirban, Jagannath (Sound Engi

Anil Sharma taking culinary classes
Anil Sharma taking culinary classes
Paris flower market
Paris flower market
Normandy landscape
Normandy landscape
Moulin Rouge
Moulin Rouge
Paris theater
Paris theater