Filmmaker Pan Nalin travels to the Kumbh Mela, one of the world’s most extraordinary religious events. There, he encounters remarkable men of mind and meditation, some facing an inextricable dilemma; to embrace the world or to renounce it. FAITH CONNECTIONS explores such diverse and deeply moving stories such as those of a young runaway kid, a Sadhu, a mother desperately looking for her lost son, a yogi who is raising an abandoned baby, and an ascetic who keeps his calm by smoking cannabis – all connected by one faith against the spectacular display of devotion.
Kumbh Mela is one of the most extraordinary displays of faith on Earth, a spectacular journey drawing tens of millions of people. And it takes place once every twelve years! One such year is 2013.
This Hindu pilgrimage is held for about one and a half months at the Triveni Sangama. In Hindu tradition Triveni Sangama is the “confluence
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY
Shreyas Beltangdy & Julie Delord
SOUND DESIGN & MIXING