The Female Nude

The Female Nude

The story of model who poses nude for painters.

Directed by Hem Jyotika and Devi Prasad Mishra
Producer and Commissioning Editor: Rajiv Mehrotra

Festivals
National Film Awards, India (Awards)
Kolkata; New Delhi, India

Hem Jyotika, a well known female nude painter, has always been fascinated by the world of cinema and sees a symbiosis between her paintings and films, which reflects in the choice of her subjects and their treatments.

Devi Prasad is a renowned Hindi poet and short story writer, whose love for cinema led him to filmmaking. He has made films on poets from the subcontinent and others on adivasi children. He co-directed the National Award winning PSBT Film The Female Nude, along with his artist wife.

Rajiv Mehrotra is the Managing Trustee and Commissioning Editor of PSBT – his films have won more than 300 awards worldwide, including 32 in 31 years from the President of India. His nine books are available in 50 languages and editions.

PSBT is a not-for-profit that nurtures and supports the production of independent documentary films. Over two decades, it has produced some 700 documentary films. Each film averages two festival selections and every second film an award.

Its Board of Trustees includes Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Fali Nariman, Kiran Karnik, Shyam Benegal, Sharmila Tagore and CEO, Prasar Bharati.

Credits
Cinematographers: Md.Tariq, Narendra, Ravi Bharti
Location Sound: Yashpal, Balijeet
Editor and Graphics Designer: Praveen Chandel
Music and Sound Designer: Vivek Priyadarshan, Praveen Chandel
Narrator: Krishna Devi

Produced by PSBT in partnership with Doordarshan India.
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