The first edition of the Nagari Short Film Competition addresses the subject of Housing Adequacy in Urban India. It attempted to not only use film as a medium to narrate the issues, but really to expand an understanding of the subject and extend its representation and relevance in India.
housing adequacy in urban india
In 2020, the Nagari Short Film Competition focussed on the question:
“How could one tell the story of housing adequacy in urban India”?
This blogs explores the key elements of adequate housing as recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Film as a medium has played an important role in generating awareness on social issues. This blog is a list of films that address housing and issues related to housing infrastructure in India. It is not an exhaustive list but a short collection of films available in the public domain.