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11:30, Friday 29th June, Thaw

Director: Kerim Friedman, Shashwati Talukdar (India)

Year: 2005

Run time: 15'

Location/Ethnic group: India/ Chhara

Language: In Hindi and Bhantu with English subtitles

Production/Distribution: Four Nine and a Half Pictures Inc/ Documentary Education Resources, USA

Acting like a thief

This film is about the Budhan Theatre of Chharanagar. Starting with playwright Dakxin Bajrange discussing his arrest , the film brings us inside the lives of a dedicated group of young actors and their families as they discuss what it means to be a "born criminal" and how theatre changed their lives.