This year’s Revels witnessed Film Festival make its debut, much to the delight of MIT’s aspiring filmmakers and cinema aficionados. Its five events, ranging from workshops to film screenings, were deeply insightful for those who dabble in the extraordinary world of cinema.
Aishwarya Shetty decided to veer off the beaten path when she became a teacher after completing her engineering degree. An MIT alumnus, she taught in an orthodox Muslim neighbourhood as a Teach For India Fellow. In an interview with The Post, she shared her thoughts on her experience as a teacher and some of the issues plaguing the Indian education sector.
Chicken Sambar is a group of young filmmakers and artists hailing from School of Communication, Manipal. The team is now working on a crowdfunded feature film, Fiction, which tells the tale of three different stories coming full circle. We had the pleasure of talking to them about their achievements, and here’s what they had to say.
Dramebaaz brought theatre and film into the spotlight with Curtain Call and Lights, Camera, Action. Teams competed with trailers of their work for the opportunity to present their plays and movies during the fest.