Authenticity was the key concern of the whole team working on the film, from the Production Designer who did not use nails in constructing the set to be true to indigenous architectural techniques, to the actors who learned their lines in the T’boli language.
Author Bedatri D. Choudhury
Bedatri studied Literature and Cinema in New Delhi and New York, and loves writing on gender, popular culture, films, and most other things. She lives in New York, where she eats cake, binge watches reruns of old TV shows, and makes notes about strangers she meets on the subway. You can give her a holler on Twitter @Bedatri and read her writing at www.bedatri.com.
Kiva Reardon is the Lead Programmer of the Contemporary World Cinema section of the Toronto…
I was keen on curating a programme that exhibits filmmakers who are daring and are stepping out of boxes; who are doing something different and presenting themselves as very strong.