Announcement Maheswari – An insight into gender and climate
Announcement Maheswari is a documentary film directed by Dr Nupur Basu. The film showcases the work done by Village Knowledge Centre of MSSRF in Puducherry focusing on theme ‘Gender and Climate’. The documentary was screened at many places in the year 2018 and 2019 including certain bodies of the UN.
The documentary was also screened at Cornell University, USA on April 23, 2018. The event was organized by the Climate Justice Cornell, a club dedicated to promoting environmental justice on the campusto mark Earth Day Week of Action. After the screening, Dr. Nupur and the film’s producer, Liz Miller, interacted with the students in a lively Q&A session over Skype. It was also screened at The Bangalore International Film Festival, Bangalore, India on the February 27, 2019. On April 11, 2019 the documentary was screened at the Reconference-Crea in Katmandu, Nepal.
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) established in 1988 is a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M S Swaminathan, agriculture scientist with proceeds from the First World Food Prize that he received in 1987.