Why I make films

The brilliant filmmaker behind the National Award winning film Ship Of Theseus, Anand Gandhi indulges us by sharing the rich philosophy that shapes his creative process. Watch as Gandhi explores the ideas, metaphors, memes, and the information packaged in those memes that influence our choices profoundly.

Recorded at INK2013, Kochi, Kerala

About the Speaker

Anand Gandhi
Filmmaker, Screenwriter

Anand is a filmmaker, playwright and artist, deeply interested in philosophy, evolutionary psychology and sci-fi. His first feature film, Ship of Theseus, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it was touted as the ‘hidden gem of the year’. It has since gone on to win accolades worldwide – the only contemporary Indian film to be short-listed by the Critic’s Circle (UK) as one of 15 life-changing films of all time. Besides making films, Anand illustrates, writes songs, plays chess and dabbles in magic.

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