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Screening at the Loving Community

May 15th, 2013 | No Comments

SCREENING AT THE LOVING COMMUNITY On Saturday night, we decided to do a very special screening at the Loving Community. This place has a very interesting history. This small community emerged about 50 years ago as a place where lepers were looked after and supported through their illness. The community grew when lepers from all […]

Workshop at Ram Rahim Nagar

May 14th, 2013 | No Comments

WORKSHOP AT RAM RAHIM TEKKRO Yesterday we went to Ram Rahim Nagar for an elaborate filmmaking workshop of 4 hours with film enthusiasts who would literally translate to volunteers and teachers at the Manav Gulzar centre in the Tekkro. Ram Rahim tekkro is a unique place, it is the only large slum here where Hindus, […]

Workshop at Jyoti Sangh

May 11th, 2013 | No Comments

Yesterday we went for a screening to Jyoti Sangh, not too far from Gandhi Ashram, a wonderful place with a courtyard in the middle , trees everywhere and a four storied building surrounding it. We were told our target audience is about 50 girls between the age of 13-25. They looked ambitious and the type […]

Summer Camp at Manav Sadhna

May 10th, 2013 | No Comments

Yesterday, Santosh, Rahul and I went to Manav Sadhna for a short 2-day summer camp that was being conducted for orphaned children affected by AIDS. We reached at 10 and waited outside, sitting on the cool floor shaded from the sun as we saw a bus arrive. I noticed these happy, absolutely glowing children run […]

Our little colleagues!

March 28th, 2013 | 3 Comments

Last week we had two bright young fifth graders from the Riverside School interning with us. The main objective of the internship was for them to brush up their photography skills, to learn how to operate within a professional environment and gain some grassroots experience by visiting the communities MAM works with. Aryan and Samveg’s […]

Spread smiles..

June 5th, 2011 | No Comments

  One month back we were anonymously gifted with few Flip Video cameras with a smile card. “Just keep spreading smiles and share stories” the mail read. This was not the first time when we were overwhelmed by random kindness, few years back we were tagged with a 3000$ expensive video camera by a complete stranger and […]

I need to tell their stories…

June 1st, 2011 | No Comments

Story of Jyotsana Parmar (who has also started several small projects like Akshay Patra), shared by Shradha Narayanan. I looked on as she imported files to work on and set to edit on Premier Pro with the expertise of a master. ‘I simply love documentary filmmaking! It’s just so interesting no!’ she told me as […]

‘Moved By Love’ Gatherings

March 12th, 2011 | 1 Comment

I always believed that we all have goodness within us and when we are in a safe environment, our best automatically reflects. We sometimes create a shell around ourselves, afraid of being hurt or taken advantage of. Last evening we had the opportunity to experience a similar space of goodness where a small group of […]

What can I give ?

October 14th, 2010 | 3 Comments

It all started with just one simple thought…”What can I give ?” Swara Pandya asked her self. Joy of giving week was being celebrated all over India and Swara found it as a great opportunity to do something. She together with her friends Diana, Meghna and Nishchal, inspired their office colleagues in ‘Education Initiatives’ to donate […]

Instrument of service

October 12th, 2010 | 1 Comment

It was a saturday evening, time for our regular inspiring film club. As Kunal, jyotsna and myself were setting up the projector and screen in Seva Cafe, I thought to my self, is this all really going to make a difference, this sharing of short inspiring films to a very very small group or me […]

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