A Special Evening with Indian Filmmaker, Teena Kaur Pasricha

19:00-19:30: Meet & greet and tea with director Teena Kaur Pasricha, visiting from Mumbai, India

19:30-20:30: Film screening of her two environmentally-focused short films, published by Green Earth Pictures.

20:30-20:45: Q&A with film director Teena Kaur Pasricha

20:45-21:30: Panel discussion on Environmental Conservation & Sustainability with local experts

About the Films:


“The deer, tree and me” is a short documentary film based on the relationship of a chinkara (Indian gazelle) and a woman who adopts him, caring for him like her own son, after her husband's death from fighting off hunters who planned to attack.

This film has premiered at SIGNS film festival Cochin, Kerala 2015 and in Kolkata International film festival 2015.


“The Woods are Calling” is a documentary following how a community of hunters in Nagaland, Northeast India, have transformed to farmers to conserve both the rare and an endangered local bird, Tragopan, and their forest, where their people have been hunting for centuries.


Teena will be hosting screenings of her award-winning feature documentary film 1984, When the Sun Didn't Rise in Copenhagen on Tuesday, July 30 at Be Moved Copenhagen and Wednesday, July 31 at Huset-KBH. 


Teenaa Kaur Pasricha is an independent filmmaker, screenwriter and director with a wide range of experience in documentary genres from Social Justice to Environment Conservation to Healthcare. She has won the President’s Silver Medal in National Film Awards 2018 for her documentary 1984, When the Sun Didn’t Rise. Her work has been broadcast on National Geographic, Fox History, Doordarshan, PSBT India. She was awarded the prestigious fellowship by Time Warner foundation supported Asia Society, New York for her first feature film screenplay “The Red Autumn” in 2013-14. She has a broad-based background in Television and Media, and has worked with India’s largest Broadcaster, Zee TV as a Promo Producer and a Core team member of Trends Ad films on producing TV Commercials.

She has studied Post Graduation in Mass Communication from Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi. She is Production and Industrial Engineer from M.B.M Engineering College, Jodhpur(R.E.C). She studied Film Appreciation from Film and Television Institute India, Pune 2012.

She is well known for her documentary ‘1984, When the Sun didn’t Rise’ which is the recipient of the President of India’s National Film Award for Best Investigative film in 2018. It received the “BEST DOCU. FEATURE award” in DC Asia Pacific Film festival, USA on March 18, 2017.Certificate of Merit in Direction by Indian Documentary Producers Association, IDPA 2018.

Learn more about Teena's personal history and film portfolio:

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