Subasri Krishnan
02/06 - 23/07/2017

Subasri Krishnan

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Subasri Krishnan is a filmmaker and also heads the Media Lab at the Indian Institute for Human Settlement (IIHS), an educational institution that works around the urban. Her films deal with contemporary politics.
Her first film Brave New Medium on internet censorship in South-East Asia, has been screened at film festivals both nationally and internationally. The award-winning This or That Particular Person looks at the idea of official identity documents and in that context the Unique Identity number. The film was adjudged as the Best Short Documentary Film at the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK), 2013. Her latest film What The Fields Remember on the Nellie massacre that took place in Assam in 1983, explores ideas of memory, violence and justice through survivors’ narratives.
As part of the Media Lab at IIHS, she teaches and curates the Urban Lens film festival. She is also the Festival Director of the 2017 edition of the IAWRT film festival (International Association of Women in Radio and Television). Prior to going to film school, Subasri Krishnan worked for the academic journal 'Seminar'.