Three films

Manu Rewal tells the story and analyses these masterpieces of Architecture in India, by filming the buildings but also by using computer graphics and the appropriate iconography and music.

Certificate of Honorary Mention – Columbus Film Festival, Ohio, USA.
Prix Information Architecturale – UNESCO Film Fest on art & education, Paris, France.

UNESCO film festival on art, Paris. France.

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MANDU – The city of joy: 31 minutes
Exquisite miniature paintings and manuscripts from India and Persia (from the National museum in Delhi), accompanied by Sufi and north Indian classical music by Shubha Mudgal, are used to tell the story and analyse the palaces and mosques built around lakes, in the 15th and 16th centuries in the Malwa region in central India.

– A romance with nature: 30 minutes

Miniatures, wall paintings and street life, accompanied by the folk music of Udaipur and classical Indian music, are used to tell the story and analyse the design of the city and its palaces, built around lakes in the 16th and 17th century in Rajasthan.

DATIA & ORCHA – The spirit of innovation: 29 minutes
Miniatures and wall paintings, accompanied by classical Indian music are used to tell the story and analyse the design of a temple and a series of palaces built in the 16th and 17th centuries in the Bundelkhand region of central India.