Pune-based theatre group releases a documentary to mark World Psychological Well being Day on October 10
Pune-based Swatantra Theatre makes use of the lens of theatre to boost consciousness on psychological well being. On World Psychological Well being Day on October 10, the group presents Frequent Unhappiness, a collaboration with Showroom MAMA, a visible arts and crafts centre. The Netherlands-based platform approached Swatantra to associate with them for a visible exhibition on Psychological Sickness. Directed by Swatantra’s Abhijeet Choudhary and carried out by actors Dhanashree Heblikar, Durgeshwari Sharma Prithvi Sancheti and Shoham Gadkari, the movie Frequent Unhappiness is written by the artists’ collective beyoncé (Netherlands)
The props assigned to the theatre group on psychological sickness had been used artistically in a video shot on the major theatre of Movie and Tv Institute (FTII) Pune.
Then, on October 11, the theatre group’s documentary Suno Suno exhibits how theatre helped the migrant neighborhood to talk up on psychological well being. The neighborhood theatre play relies on a research performed by De Montfort College, Leicester, Excavate Theatre London, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and Institute of Well being Administration (IHM) for 18 months.
“After 18 months of discipline work interacting with households and listening to their tales, we assist the neighborhood placed on a play about their tales and celebrating their lives. The underlying theme of drama was to point out to the communities that in search of assist from the individuals you belief, displaying compassion and teamwork all make for higher psychological well being,” says a spokesperson.
(Frequent Unhappiness and Suno Suno may be watched on Swatantra Theatre’s YouTube channel on October 10 and 11 from 6 pm onwards)