An essay film exploring the universe of a city with an observational form. City evolves episodically seeking to open up themes of nostalgia, memory and constant flux that binds these developing spaces together. An old man, also a photographer, tells a tale of the city in which he has spent his lifetime, opening up the idea of a colony, a commune and how a city keeps on taking rebirths to accommodate newer narratives.
Reema Kaur has a postgraduate diploma in Film Editing from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. She has recently edited a feature-length documentary Pearl of the Desert which was an official selection at MAMI 2019, IDFA 2019 and also won the best film at the Krakow Film Festival 2020. Reema has also edited several short films, including National Award winning best short fiction for 2016 Aushadh. She is currently working on her feature documentary Seeking the Beloved.
Shashank Walia is a cinematography alumnus of Film and Television Institute of India (2011) and a postgraduate degree holder in Mass Communication from AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia (2008). He recently directed a short fiction In the Month of Love, which is an official selection for the 49th International Film Festival of Rotterdam (IFFR 2020) and MIFF 2020. His cinematography credit includes international documentary projects for NHK Japan, Wishing Step Pictures Canada and NYFA.