Archana Phadke | India | 2019 | 91 minutes
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.
Dare to Dream Asia
New Talent Award
BIFF Mecenat Fund
Asian Network of
Indian Film Festival of
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.
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.