Carco Theater, Renton – Saturday, October 23rd – 12:00 PM
See the unseen. Struggling to find a place to sleep at night in New Delhi. Cleaning the gutters of Karachi to eek out a living.
Cities of Sleep, Shaunak Sen, 2015, Hindi, 74 min
The documentary takes us into a heady world of insurgent sleeper’s communities as well as the infamous ‘sleep mafia’ in Delhi where just securing a safe sleeping spot often becomes a question of life and death for a large number of people.
Hellhole, Mobeen Ansari, 2016, No dialogue, 10 min
One strong gutter cleaner shows us what it is like to take your life in your hands everyday and reminds us of his oft forgotten humanity.