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A Depression in the Bay of Bengal
A Depression in the Bay of Bengal

A DEPRESSION IN THE BAY OF BENGAL

Directed by Mark LaPore
United States, 1996
Documentary, Avant-Garde, Short

Synopsis

A 28-minute color film shot while on a Fulbright Scholars Fellowship to Sri Lanka in 1993-1994. I went to Sri Lanka with the idea that I would remake Basil Wright’s and John Grierson’s 1934 documentary Song of Ceylon.

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Synopsis

A 28-minute color film shot while on a Fulbright Scholars Fellowship to Sri Lanka in 1993-1994. I went to Sri Lanka with the idea that I would remake Basil Wright’s and John Grierson’s 1934 documentary Song of Ceylon.