2003 DV Color 24 min.
Directed by Parthiv Shah & Laurent van Lancker
Camera by Laurent van Lancker
Sound by Parthiv Shah
Edited by Deborah Bennarosh
Produced by Polymorfilms & CMCA
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"Looking Up" traces the rapidly disappearing tradition of Bollywood film-poster painting, which is being replaced by modern digital printing techniques.
The death of this art-form is also taken as a starting-point to analyze the meaning and the power of the gaze, the glamour and hubris in popular Indian cinema.