Lift-Off Sessions 2021

Director: Anubhav Scharma
Writer: Shivam Singh
Producer: Anonymous Studios, Anubhav Scharma

Country of Origin: India

Ekanta, as a word derives multiple meanings in many languages and etymologies such as Hindi, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. The many meanings being isolation, conclusion(yukti), lone-unit, absolute, solitary, apart, invariable and perpetual.

Shot in Mumbai, the 5th most densely populated city in the world where life never stops breathing and it breathes loud enough to keep the dreams alive.

With the bleak future during the mid-2020s, it was a time where all of us shared the same fears and questions, this short is an effort to portray the emptiness and the vague strand of hope we all shared.

Ekanta is the visual storytelling of the mutual loneliness that the whole globe shared as everybody was confined indoors. The artist aims to provide an open perspective film depicting the solitude of the once busy streets and the dilemma of the empty vicinity around.

Documentary, Experimental, Short – Experimental, documentary


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