Films Produced And Directed Are As Follows
GEARING UP THE FIRE WITHIN
(68 minutes documentary)
This is a story of fourteen year old boy who left home - 1500 miles away at the age of eleven to come to Mumbai (Bombay) and pursue his dream of playing cricket for India alone in a city of 18 million and community two hours to school everyday.The film follows his and teammates trials and tribulation as he gears up for the biggest cricketing event of the calendar year, one that is crucial to his chances of fulfilling his dreams. This documentary examines the passion, determination and ambition of the youth in what is now the youngest country in the world( 60% of Indians are less than 25 year old) and sheds some light on the dreams and desires of new India as it grapples with oppurtunity, attention and competition. On another level, the film explores the complex interplay between the individual and the team in a team sport like cricket and the very nature of sporting heroism
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
PRODUCED, DIRECTED, SHOT AND EDITED BY:
SHEETAL S AGARWAL
ADDITIONAL CAMERA:
Amit Kumar, Sujoy Das and Borker


ORIGINAL SOUNTRACKS:
"Ghoom Tana" by Salman Ahmad (Junnon Inc) and Shubha Mudghal
http://junoon.com/home2.htm

"Antaragini" by Rahul Dixit
www.rahudixitproject.com

ORIGINAL MUSIC BY:
Ada King Wan Wong

I would like to specially thank Mr.Salmaan Ahmad of Junoon Inc and Ms.Shubha Mudghal for allowing use of the track "Ghoom Tana" for this documentary. Iam also very grateful to Mr. Raghu Dixit for allowing use of the track "Antaragni" as a theme song for the documentary.

SCREENING HISTORY
Finalist at the Asian Festival of the First Film Awards December 2007

SOLE DISTRIBUTOR FOR THIS DOCUMENTARY
If you want to buy this documentary please contact:
Roxane Labus
National Film Network
4501 Forbes Blvd
Lanham, MD 20706
www.nationalfilmnetwork.com