About Love

Archana Phadke | India | 2019 | 91 minutes

SYNOPSIS

Three generations of the Phadke family live and work together in South Mumbai. As they prepare for a family wedding, director Archana Atul Phadke, who is not in any hurry to marry, observes the shifting, often very funny household dynamics, as both her mother and grandmother wonder how they have tolerated their husbands for so long.

OTHER DETAILS

Production Company
Tesla’s Pigeon
Storyteller Ink

Website
Facebook page

PROGRAMS PARTICIPATED

Dare to Dream Asia

ACHIEVEMENT

New Talent Award
World Premiere
Sheffield Doc/Fest
2019

BIFF Mecenat Fund
Asian Network of
Documentaries

2017

Best Documentary
Indian Film Festival of
Stuttgart
2019

Asia Premiere
DMZ
Docs

2019

FILMMAKERS

About Love-Archana Phadke

ARCHANA PHADKE
DIRECTOR, PRODUCER

Archana was a Berlinale Talent Campus 2017 alumni. Beside “About Love”, she has produced and edited feature-length documentaries such as “Placebo” and “Raghu Rai, An Unframed Portrait”. “Placebo” premiered at IDFA 2014, where it won the jury nomination for Best Film in First Appearance Category, and was screened at Hot Docs Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival and has secured a worldwide Netflix acquisition.

About Love-Abhay Kumar

ABHAY KUMAR
PRODUCER

Abhay Kumar is a filmmaker, TED fellow and teacher from India. In 2011, Abhay’s hybrid short “Just that Sort of Day” became the first Indian animation film to compete at the Tribeca Film Festival, won the Best Film at Busan, Regensburg, and NYIFF, got 200 screenings at Centre Pompidou Museum, and picked up National Award in India. In 2014, Abhay’s hybrid feature documentary “Placebo” premiered at IDFA, winning the Best First Appearance. In 2016, Abhay was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus.

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