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Backpacking Across the World

Twenty-Five filmmakers from five continents,11 countries and 16 cities have come together to tell the story of one backpack.

Written by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE | Published: April 17, 2012 2:50:05 am

Twenty-Five filmmakers from five continents,11 countries and 16 cities have come together to tell the story of one backpack. The result is a film titled,The Owner,a collab-feature that will have its world premiere on May 25.

The filmmakers have pooled in resources to make a feature film,which comprises 25 four-minute segments or short films that are interconnected. The Owner,essentially,is the story of a lost backpack,trying to get back to its owner. In the process,it travels across the world.

There are four Indian filmmakers in the group — Neha Raheja Thakker,Varun Mathur,Vishesh Mankal and Asmit Pathare. The film has been shot on low-cost but high-quality HD cameras. The segments range from funny to dramatic and showcase different cultures,languages and styles of filmmaking.

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