50 to 350

Meera Chaudhary / Documentary / India / English / 12:53 / 2023

9th March 2024 | 5 pm | CD Deshmukh Auditorium | Filmmaker in attendance

A dog lover’s (Malabica) extraordinary journey takes centre stage, tells an untold story of the relentless struggles of people who tirelessly rescue street dogs from illness, accidents, and the clutches of hunger. The film not only highlights the incredible challenges faced by street dogs in India but also delves into the profound bond between humans and animals. Throughout the challenging times brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, she has gone from looking after 50 to 350 dogs in the unknown alleys of Delhi. The short documentary is dedicated to unknown Dog lovers whose compassion knows no boundaries.

Directors’ bio:

Meera Chaudhary is an independent documentary filmmaker and producer based in Delhi, India. She is passionate about capturing the essence of life’s triumphs and challenges through storytelling. Her filmmaking career took flight in 2011, when she began working under renowned documentary filmmaker Shubhradeep Chakravorty. She served as a creative assistant on documentaries such as “After the Storm” and “Out of Court Settlement.” In 2014, she co-directed the critically acclaimed feature-length documentary “En Dino Muzaffarnagar,” which challenged the status quo and gained recognition as the first banned film under the present regime in India. In 2023, she completed the short film” 50 to 350,” which is ready for release. As the director of New Stream Media, she has also produced five short films, 30 animation films, Photo stories, and more than 100 audio-visual works for well-known civil society organisations in India. Currently, her three feature-length documentaries are in production.