HINDI, PANJABI, URDU
A story of love and loss – an archive of “Home” in a partitioned subcontinent
Iqrar-nama (The Agreement) is the story of Late Mr Charandas Bangia, a partition refugee from Lyallpur (now Faislabad in Pakistan) to Amritsar, (Punjab, India). Through this journey spanning 74 years, older than both these sovereign countries, he collected, archived and preserved every official piece of paper that told this story of love and loss; of ‘home’…
About the Director
Priyanka Chhabra is a film director and editor, exploring themes of memory, landscape and relationships of people to places. She articulates her practice as an archaeology of silences, digging at sites characterised by trauma; physical and emotional. Her filmography includes Iqraar- naama, Pichla Varka (The Previous Page) and A Summer Flu. Her work has been exhibited at film festivals in Oberhausen, Rotterdam, Cologne, Seoul, Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi. She lives and works between Delhi and Manali.