Mrinmoy Bhowmick

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Mrinmoy Bhowmick
NationalityIndian
OccupationDocumentary Filmmaker, Journalist
Years active2010 - present

Mrinmoy Bhowmick (Bengali: মৃন্ময় ভৌমিক) is an Indian documentary filmmaker best known for critically acclaimed documentary film I Can Love Too (2011).

Background[edit]

Mrinmoy Bhowmick is a qualified journalist and documentary producer/director based in India.

He has a deep rooted interest in highlighting the issues and challenges of People with Disability (PWD) and his past work on the lines are a testimony to the fact. Most of his earlier films have dealt with social issues related to Disability and Child rights.[1]

Films[edit]

I Can Love Too (2011)[edit]

The documentary film deals with the issues and concerns of "specially-abled persons", their need and desire for love, and finding a right life partner. In addition to that, the film presents their opinions and expectations of a husband/wife, and optimism of being happily married all their life. The film has earned multiple awards and nominations.[2][3]

The film was listed among "10 must-watch Indian documentaries with very strong and impactful stories".[4]

Indiatimes included the film in the list of "Inspirational Documentaries".[5]

The film was also cited as "8 Indian documentaries you cannot afford to miss".[6]

Unsighted Hopes (2010)[edit]

The documentary film explores the causes behind the negligence of proper educational environment for visually challenged children in Chamarajanagar, a district and town in the southern end Karnataka, a state in India. The film also documents the reasons behind the absence of a special school, and trained teachers under Sarva Shikhsha Abhiyan for visually impaired children in the entire district.

Other films[edit]

  • Untouched Unexplored (2010)
  • The Life At Other Side (2009)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Manjunath, B.S. (9 December 2010). "Special Education Needs Overhaul". The Sunday Indian.
  2. Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival - 2012 : Result Archived 22 July 2013 at Archive.today
  3. Delhi Shorts International Film Festival - 2012 : Nominations[permanent dead link]
  4. Vaishnavi, Hema (19 August 2013). "10 Must-Watch Indian Documentaries". Youth Ki Awaaz.
  5. Celebscoop, Indiatimes (21 April 2015). "Inspirational Documentaries". India Times.
  6. Afzal, Gulnaaz (27 October 2015). "8 Indian Documentaries You Cannot Afford To Miss".

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