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The Pathan Sisters

A documentary by Eléonore Boissinot

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52'/76' I Hindi, Urdu


Gujarat, India. Survivors of the 2002 anti-Muslim massacres, Sofia and Suzain are coming of age.

Equipe :

Written and directed by Eléonore Boissinot

Production: Claire Babany

DOP: Cédric Dupire, Eléonore Boissinot, Aniket Deore

Sound: Eléonore Boissinot

Editor: Laureline Delom, Cédric Dupire, Perrine Bekaert

Assistant director: Preeti Pareek Chaudhary

Assistant editor: Thomas Laufer

Original music: Bertrand Wolff

Sound editing: Pali Meursault

Re-Recording mixer: Thomas Besson

Color Grading: Mathieu Weil

International Sales : Blooming Docs

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Funding & partners:


With the support of the CNC innovative grant, SCAM writing grant,
Region Sud development and production grants, Procirep Angoa
Selected for the 2018 Eurodoc program and the 2020 Sheffield MeetMarket

Broadcasters: France Télévisions (FR2 “25 shades of docs”), RTS, Lyon Capitale TV, Al Jazeera Documentary

Festivals et prix 2023:

- Critics Week, Locarno Film Festival ** Zonta Club Award ** (World Premiere)

- Etats Généraux du Film Documentaire, France (National Premiere)

- Corsica Doc, Compétition Nouveaux Talents


Locarno Critics Week: The Pathan Sisters by Eléonore Boissinot By Nick Cunningham - 8 August 2023, Business Doc Review

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