The Celluloid Woman

The Celluloid Woman

The Celluloid Woman

(10 mins, Portugal)


Anantha Krishnan is deeply involved in cinematographic and photographic storytelling. He received a Camargo Foundation Residency Art Fellowship in France to work on his working progress feature documentary Shadows of Gandhi. He is currently a Masters student in Documentary Filmmaking at the University of Lusofona, Portugal.


A glimpse into the life of a film archivist as she carries out her daily duties. Starting as a celebration of film history and an insight into archival work, it soon morphs into a film charting the deteriorating relationship between filmmaker and subject.

Additional Credits

Producers: Biju C Pillai
DoP: Anantha Krishnan
Editor: Carlo Ghidini

Film School

University of Lusofona and Luca School of Arts

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