Written and directed by Vincent
Detours & Dominique Henry
Luc Plantier assisted by Aurélie Nolf
Arnould Chapel "Hill"
Arif Panjwani, Rajshekar Nair, Aarti Sharda, Veena Savant, Catherine
Lubomir Guéorguiev, Good & Bad News
CBA, Centre de
l’Audiovisuel à Bruxelles, GSARA
With the support of SCAM (Bourse Brouillon d’un
En Doktor för de Fattiga; Doktor Nageš;
2004, 52 min, 16/9, color,
Digital BetaCam. Hindi, Maharati, English. Versions subtitled in
Chinese, English or French are available. Distribution: CBA.
Dr. Nagesh gives daily, free, consultations in Mumbai
(Bombay). He takes care of HIV positive patients who cannot afford
anti-HIV treatments. These men, women and children face the disease as
well as their rejection from society. Dr. Nagesh helps them take stock
of their financial, emotional and family situation. In the privacy of
his office, masks fall, revealing each person's contradictions, lies
and deep feelings.
TV5 (6000 cable
networks, 18 satellites, 165 countries covered), VPRO (air, Holland), YLE
(cable, Finland), TSI (Switzerland).
SCAM award for best Belgian documentary, Filmer
à Tout Prix film festival, Brussels; award for best viewpoint on
health and society, Traces de Vies film festival (France); special
mention, Punto de Vista (Spain); special mention and young jury award, Festival du
Film Scientifique d'Oullins (France).
Other official selections: Film Francophone de
Namur (Belgium); Festival Cinema d’ATTAC (Belgium); Infinity (Italy),
États Généraux du Film Documentaire, Lussas
(France); Mediawave (Hungary); Montreal Film Festival; One World (Czech
Rep.); Henry Storck Award (Belgium).
of the directors
Time Out Mumbai
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workers, Bombay! Bombay!.
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