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Filmed across three decades, The World Is Family encapsulates Patwardhan’s quintessential style: spontaneous, organic and unwaveringly analytical. Narrating the early lives and last days of his parents, Pathwardhan presents a refreshingly intimate insight into the feelings of struggle, nostalgia and hope which have coloured key moments in India’s history of independence, Partition and protest.

“New York was the only city really worth talking about, it seemed, yet if you’d read her essays or seen any assortment of her video works, you’d find the same sentiments without the substantial Opera House surcharge.”