[PATRONS – ONLY EVENT] The Elephant WhisperersVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Screening & Discussion
SoHo House New York Screening
SoHo House — 29-35 9th Ave
7:00pm Wednesday, March 1
Academy Award® Nominee
Best Documentary Short Film
India-USA | 39 mins
***This is a Patrons-only program and registration is required***
The Elephant Whisperers follows an indigenous couple as they fall in love with Raghu, an orphaned elephant given into their care, and tirelessly works to ensure his recovery and survival. Join us for a screening, followed by an in-person Q&A with director Kartiki Gonsalves and producer Guneet Monga moderated by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Kartiki Gonsalves, Director
Kartiki Gonsalves is an Indian Natural History, Social Documentary photojournalist and filmmaker currently based out of the Nilgiris and Bombay in India. Her work has two foci. One is the environment, nature, and wildlife, where she seeks to raise awareness about the marvelous diversity of nature and wildlife and the importance of conservation. The other is cultures, communities, and their connections.
Guneet Monga, Producer
Guneet Monga is an Indian film producer, a BAFTA nominee, and amongst the first producers from India to be invited to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Guneet is the founder of Sikhya Entertainment, a Mumbai-based production house.
She has produced close to 30 feature films, that include the ground-breaking THE LUNCHBOX (2013), MONSOON SHOOTOUT (2013), MASAAN (2015), and GANGS OF WASSEYPUR (2012), all of which received critical acclaim at prestigious international festivals such as Cannes, TIFF, and Sundance. Guneet was one of the executive producers behind the documentary short film PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE, which won an Academy Award® in 2019.
Guneet has been featured in Variety's International Women's Impact Report of 2018 for being a change-maker in the Indian film industry.
Doug Blush, Executive Producer
Doug Blush is an award-winning director, producer, editor, writer, and cinematographer whose work includes over 200 feature and television projects. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) as well as the American Cinema Editors (ACE). His recent credits include, as consulting editor and co-producer, the 2020 Critics’ Choice Award and 2022 Peabody Award-winning MR SOUL!, the 2019 Academy Award®-winning PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE, the 2018 Academy Award®-winning ICARUS, and, as supervising editor, the 2013 Oscar® winner 20 FEET FROM STARDOM, for which he also received the ACE Eddie Award for Best Documentary Editing.
Doug co-owns MadPix Films, a Los Angeles-based production and post production company. He is also a longtime film educator with classes and seminars at USC, UCLA, Syracuse University, and the YoungArts Foundation in Miami, as well as exchanges and panels in Indonesia, Brazil, New Zealand, Armenia, Malaysia, Nigeria, China, Latvia, The Netherlands, and more.
Join us In-Person for a Patrons-Only Screening & Discussion with Asia Society and Soho House. The screening begins at 7 p.m. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-327-9369 for questions or to become a Patron.
In Partnership with Netflix
29-35 9th Ave
New York, NY 10014
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