Even when his students are forced into emotional difficulties, arranged marriages or hard labor to support their families, Amlan Ganguly persists, believing they can find their way out of the slums of Kolkata.
Over three years, Jonathan Goodman Levitt's beguiling documentary reveals, three aspiring politicians undergo changes regarding their ideas about how the US system works, some more drastic than others.
The family's experiences overlap with the community's over the years, and the titular series of cameras serves as a useful metaphor for the time passing and the hopes dashed, as well as continuing efforts to resist Israeli incursions.
Walk Away Renée reimagines place -- as a material location, a brief point in a story, and a subjective state. While there may be no doubt that this new and ever-shifting place exists, the film also leaves open how it has come to be.
The Miners' Hymns shows what happened then, or what was recorded, that is, how men worked. It also asks how any of us might see it. If mining is about digging and producing, struggling and surviving, the film is about how we conceive these themes.