Tong Isolation Diary: a series on pandemic life
In this period of uncertainty and chaos, the passion of creation is strength. Imaginations and illusions becomes art for the time being.
In this pandemic time Tong-Ghor Talkies has started a series titled “Tong Isolation Diary”. It is a series which includes visual diary films on pandemic life by independent filmmakers!
In ‘Tong Isolation Diary’ there is seven isolation diaries –
‘On The Porch Of The Unwell Earth’ by Mitul Ahmed, ‘The Time & I’ by Kolkata’s filmmaker Joydeep Banerjee, Landscape of Soul by Tong Team, Inside Out by Asma Beethe, Limit by Debasish Mazumder, The Silent Roof by Touhin Hasan and ‘Over The Window’ by Pankaj Chowdhury Rony.
The diary films that have been released Tong Isolation Diary series, make us all stand questionable regarding so many things in this isolation time.
A crisis moment of the lockdown from Bangladesh & West-Bengal is represented by indie filmmakers in this series. The unwell earth from a porch of the urban life, the image of suffering for food during lock down or the psychological conflict of an isolated individuals are drawn in the films that have been shown in this series.
Tong-Ghor Talkies is Bangladesh based film production & distribution studio. It has produced & co-produced short films which are officially selected in many recognized International Film Festivals & achieved some awards also. It is an online platform too for indie filmmakers from worldwide.
In January, 2020 Tong Ghor Talkies have been started releasing short films from Bangladesh, Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Turkey, UK, Morocco, Italy, Sri Lanka, Egypt & many other places of the world.
8th March on the occasion of International Women’s Day Tong-Ghor Talkies has released four short films on women by four directors from four countries under ‘Tong Women Shorts 2020’.
The diary films are available in Tong-Ghor Talkies website (www.tongghortalkies.com) & youtube channel.