Director: Abhay Kumar
(Placebo / 2014 / India / 95 min)
The filmmaker infiltrates the campus of one of the toughest educational institutions in the world to take a closer look at patterns of student violence. In the process the film explores the complex mindscape of restless youth and soaring ambition.
Special Jury Award – EBS International Documentary Film Festival 2015, Seoul
Jury Nomination Award for Best Debut – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2014
Jury Award – Austin Asian American Film Festival 2015
In competition: Hotdocs 2015, Toronto
Docpoint Helsinki 2015; Cleveland International Film Festival 2015; Brooklyn Film Festival 2015; New York Indian Film Festival 2015; Turkish Radio & Television Awards 2015; Mumbai International Film Festival 2016 (MIFF); Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI 2015); Carnegie Melon University International Film Festival 2015; Austin Asian American Film Festival 2015; Dharamsala International Film Festival 2015