Tong-Ghor Talkies has started a series titled "Tong Isolation Diary." The series includes visual diary films on pandemic life by independent filmmakers.
The diary series have seven isolation stories-
'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.
Watch Over the Window by Pankaj Chowdhury Rony
Crisis moment of lockdown from Bangladesh and West- Bengal is represented by 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 beautifully shown in the series.
Watch The Silent Roof By Touhin Hasan here
Tong-Ghor Talkies is a 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.
Tong Ghor also released four short films on women on International Women's Day. The series titled 'Tong Women Shorts 2020' was directed by four directors from four different countries.
The diary films are available for stream in Tong-Ghor Talkies website (www.tongghortalkies.com) & youtube channel.