17th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2021

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The Festival continues online until 30 September including performances, screenings, in-conversations, exhibitions, podcast and commissioned texts.

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Entrance Exam

In-Person screening

Maltings Henry Travers
12 September 2021, 11:30 – 12:40

Online screening

Available from
12 September at 11:30

In a village in central India, dedicated school teachers put their heart and soul into preparing a group of children for an entrance exam for a Government-run “School of Excellence.” Entrance Exam explores the stakes of the opportunities afforded by this continued, subsidised education for underprivileged children, as well as the many layers of struggle in this intense and surprising journey.

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Entrance Exam

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Entrance Exam

In a village in central India, dedicated school teachers put their heart and soul into preparing a group of children for an entrance exam for a Government-run “School of Excellence.” Entrance Exam explores the stakes of the opportunities afforded by this continued, subsidised education for underprivileged children, as well as the many layers of struggle in this intense and surprising journey. —Jemma Desai

Aditya Verma is a recent graduate from School of Design, Doon University, Dehradun. He graduated with a degree in Graphic Design and has always taken a keen interest in visual storytelling, photography and documentary filmmaking. Entrance Exam is his second documentary film. He also enjoys working in the medium of animation, and his animation music video Katchyuk my Love was recently published in The Hindu  and won the Best Music Award in Dada Saheb Phalke Film festival 2021.

Filmography

Entrance Exam (2020), Katchyuk my Love (2020)

Director

Aditya Verma

UK Premiere

Production Country

India

Production Year

2020

Duration

60 mins

Dialogue Language

Hindi

Subtitle Language

English

Producer

Pinky Brahma Choudhury

Print Contact

Pradeep Lekhwar